Visiting Artists & Arts Researchers

  • ... an exploration of performance as an ever-evolving field within social and visual life.
  • ...feeling — its emotional and kinetic weight — underlies King’s choreographic vision.
  • Can dancing in natural settings serve to generate theoretical insights into the human relationship with the earth?
  • How can dance be used to reconcile traumatic histories?
  • ... scholarly work currently centers on the ethics and effectiveness of political concert dance, ecstatic states cultivated in Appalachian charismatic Pentecostalism, the relationship between Pragmatist philosophy, embodiment, and interdisciplinary performance research...
  • Brooklyn-based choreographer from Uruguay, has been making work in NYC and Uruguay independently and collaboratively since 1999
  • ...seeks to refigure athletics through the lens of dance, urging us to reimagine how we think about sports, economics, and even politics through the lens of martial arts.
  • Cunningham Technique as a Practice of Freedom masterclass series, "a laboratory to research how we can apply Cunningham principles to our own movement interests"
  • Her research examines Asian American dance and performances of non-normative bodies in the context of empire, and shifting terms of race, gender and citizenship with specific attention to dance in the context of Japanese American wartime incarceration.
  • ... her company will participate in dance classes, public conversations, and visits to local high schools — providing Duke and Durham an opportunity to engage with an artist working at the vanguard of American dance.
  • ...continues a full and ongoing process of discovery, transition and transformation, by constantly reinvestigating and reinterpreting the power of dance...
  • ....Member of the Seán Curran Dance Company.
  • Faculty at the UNC-School of the Arts, an Alvin Ailey 2015-16 New Directions Choreographer, a former dancer with Ron K. Brown/Evidence and currently with Camille A. Brown & Dancers...
  • Internationally acclaimed contemporary dance artist, celebrated particularly for her work as a Principal Dancer for the Martha Graham Dance Company