Eleanor Smith

Undergraduate Discipline


Graduate Program

MFA Dance Program

A choreographer and freelance dancer, she currently dances for Ivy Baldwin Dance and Katie Workum. She has performed in works by Vanessa Anspaugh, Anna Azrieli, Kim Brandt, Levi Gonzalez, Juliana F. May, Molly Poerstel, Kayvon Pourazar, and robbinschilds. She was a 2010 Fresh Tracks artist at Dance Theatre Workshop and a 2012 Studio Series artist at New York Live Arts. Her curatorial experience includes serving on the 2011 Fresh Tracks Selection Committee and as a member of the team for the Movement Research Festival Spring 2016. SLC, 2017–

Previous Courses

Rotating Guest Artist Lab

Graduate Seminar—Fall and Spring

This course is an experimental laboratory that aims to expose students to a diverse set of current voices and approaches to contemporary dance making. Each guest artist will lead a module of between three and seven class sessions. These mini-workshops will introduce students to that artist and to his/her creative process. Guests will represent emergent, as well as established, practices.