Past Residents

  • Kate Watson-Wallace

    Kate Watson-Wallace is a choreographer and visual artist. She has received numerous awards for her choreography including: A Pew Fellowship in the Arts in Choreography, two Map Fund Grants and a Doris Duke Exploration grant through Creative Capital, multiple grants from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage through Dance Advance, The PA Council on the Arts, The Independence Foundation and Penn PAT. She has choreographed music videos for: Black Dice and Animal Collective. Recent Commissions include: Ballet X, Hotel Monoco/Kimpton Hotels, RedBull Art-of-the-Can, and Meredith Rainey/Carbon Dance Theater.

    http://katewawa.com

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  • Nora Chipaumire

    Born in Mutare, Zimbabwe and currently a resident of New York City, Nora Chipaumire has been challenging stereotypes of Africa and the black performing body, art, and aesthetic for the past decade. She has studied dance in many parts of the world including Africa (Senegal, Burkina Faso, Kenya, and South Africa), Cuba, Jamaica and the U.S. A graduate of the University of Zimbabwe's School of Law, Chipaumire holds an M.A. in Dance and M.F.A. in Choreography and Performance from Mills College (CA).

    http://mappinternational.org/artists/view/494/

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  • Kyle Abraham

    Kyle Abraham, the 2012 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award recipient, began his training at the Civic Light Opera Academy and the Creative and Performing Arts High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He continued his dance studies in New York, receiving a BFA from SUNY Purchase and an MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

    http://www.abrahaminmotion.org

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