Gwen Welliver

BA, Pennsylvania State University. MFA, Bennington College. Dancer and choreographer. Recipient of a “Bessie” for Sustained Achievement in Dancing with Doug Varone and Dancers; served as rehearsal director of the Trisha Brown Dance Company, overseeing Brown’s extensive repertory, the revival of seminal early works, and Brown's choreography for opera; recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in choreography; original work presented on the stage and in gallery settings, including New York Live Arts, Museum of Arts and Design, Nasher Museum, Center for Performance Research, Dance Theater Workshop, 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Festival, and Movement Research at Judson Church. Teaches at venues as varied as the American Dance Festival, P.A.R.T.S. (BE), Movement Research, and the Experimental Theatre Wing, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University; participates as a choreographic and teaching mentor through the Bessie Schonberg Laboratory for Composition, CLASSCLASSCLASS, TTT, the Joyce Soho Editing Advisor Program, and Bennington College’s Fieldwork Term; previously on the faculty of New York University Tisch School of the Arts (1995-2000, 2009-2011) and guest faculty at Bennington College (2012, 2013). SLC, 2011–

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  • Modern and Post-Modern Practice
  • Modern and Post-Modern Practice

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