Artist Profiles

Edisa Weeks / DELIRIOUS Dance

Medium: Dance, Theater

Edisa Weeks / DELIRIOUS Dances is a choreographer, educator, and maker who creates multimedia interdisciplinary work that merges theater with dance to explore our deepest desires, darkest fears, and sweetest dreams. She grew up in Uganda, Papua New Guinea and Brooklyn, NY. She has a BA from Brown University, and received a full fellowship to attend New York University’s TISCH School of the Arts where she obtained an MFA in choreography. She has had the pleasure of performing with Annie–B Parsons Big Dance Theater, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co., Dance Brazil, Jane Comfort, Jon Kinzel, Muna Tseng, Reggie Wilson Fist & Heel Performance Group, Sally Silvers, Spencer/Colton Dance, among others. She is a member of the Skeleton Architecture collective, and an Associate Professor of Dance at Queens College where she teaches modern dance technique, improvisation, choreography and mentors emerging artists.