Artist Profiles

Joy-Marie Thompson

Medium: Dance, Theater

Joy-Marie Thompson is a dancer, choreographer, and certified ANIMAL FLOW¬© instructor based in Osage Land-otherwise known as Pittsburgh, PA. After receiving her BFA from SUNY Purchase’s Conservatory of Dance, she professionally performed work by Shamel Pitts, STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos, and Sidra Bell. Before COVID-19, she was a resident at The McKittrick Hotel in Sleep No More (NYC) performing choreography by Maxine Doyle. As a choreographer and collaborator, she has presented work at: American Dance Guild, the Women in Dance Conference, Festival PRISMA, Derida Stage, PearlArts Studios, and many film festivals including Dance Film Association’s #mydancefilm at Lincoln Center.