Ivy Baldwin

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Ivy Baldwin/Ivy Baldwin Dance Keen [No. 2] Abrons Arts Center, NYC Photo by Maria Baranova

Ivy Baldwin is a NY-based choreographer and founder of Ivy Baldwin Dance. Since 1999, she has created 17 works for the Company, including 10 evening-length. Baldwin has been commissioned by the Brooklyn Academy of Music (2014 BAM Next Wave Festival), Philip Johnson Glass House, The Joyce Theater, New York Live Arts, The Chocolate Factory Theater, Abrons Arts Center, Dance Theater Workshop, Barnard College, The Wooden Floor, Dixon Place, and Dance New Amsterdam. Baldwin has received numerous awards including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation (Choreography, 2014), Bogliasco Foundation, MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and Marble House; and been an Artist-in-Residence with BAM (2014 BAM Fisher AIR), Movement Research, ArtistNe(s)t (Romania), Sugar Salon, The Yard, and Abrons Arts Center. Baldwin has received funding from the Jerome Foundation, William and Karen Tell Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, Trust for Mutual Understanding, Dugas Family Foundation, Lumpkin Family Foundation, Puffin Foundation,The Fund for Good Work, and Mary Duke Biddle Foundation; and creative residencies from Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Mount Tremper Arts, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), American Dance Institute, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, and Kaatsbaan International Dance Center/NY Dance Force. Her work has also been presented by Tanz im August Festival/Danceoff! (Germany), Dans Contemporan International Festival (Romania), REDCAT (CA), Irvine Barclay Theater (CA), American Dance Institute (MD), The Painted Bride (PA), Appel Farm Performing Arts Center (NJ), Lincoln Center Out of Doors/Danceoff!, Symphony Space, 92nd St. Y, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Danspace Project, P.S. 122/Catch/COIL, and La MaMa, E.T.C. Baldwin worked with choreographer David Neumann (2014-2016) on An Octoroon and Futurity (SoHo Rep) and Hagoromo (BAM, ADI, Pocantico Center). Baldwin has been a guest artist/faculty at The New School/Eugene Lang, Barnard College, Hunter College, Rutgers University/Mason Gross, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, North Carolina School of the Arts, Iowa State University, and Long Island University. She is a graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts (BFA) and NYU Tisch School of the Arts (MFA).


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Kimberly Bartosik

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Kimberly Bartosik , You are my heat and glare, Premiere, New York Live Arts, 2014, photo credit, Ian Douglas

Bessie Award-winning performer Kimberly Bartosik creates viscerally provocative choreographic projects that are built upon the development of a virtuosic movement language, rigorous conceptual explorations, and the creation of highly theatricalized environments. Her work, which is deeply informed by literature and cinema, involves complex plays on space, time, and audience perspective, dramatically illuminating the ephemeral nature of performance. Bartosik’s work has been commissioned and presented by BAM Next Wave (2018), Wexner Arts Center (2018), LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts (2018), New York Live Arts, American Realness festival, Dance Place, American Dance Festival, Dance Theater Workshop, Gibney Dance, Abrons Art Center, The Yard, MASS MoCA/Jacob’s Pillow, Danspace Project, French Institute Alliance Francaise’s Crossing the Line Festival, Festival Rencontres Chorégraphique Internationales de Seine-Saint Denis (France), Artdanthe Festival (France), BEAT Festival, The Kitchen, La Mama, Mount Tremper Arts, Princeton University, Barnard College, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Arizona State University, Purchase College Conservatory of Dance, and Movement Research. Bartosik is a 2017 National Dance Project (NDP) recipient, a program of the New England Foundation for the Arts. She is a 2017 (and 2010) MAP Fund grantee and has also received support for her choreographic work from the Jerome Foundation; FUSED (French-US Exchange in Dance), a program of the New England Foundation for the Arts in partnership with The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French American Cultural Exchange; Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, USArtists International; New York Foundation for the Arts, Building Up Infrastructure Levels for Dance (BUILD); American Dance Abroad; New Music USA, Live Music for Dance; and Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Grants to Artists and Emergency Grants. Bartosik is a 2017-19 New York Live Arts Live Feed Residency Artist; and a 2017 Dancing Laboratory Residency Artist at the National Center for Choreography at the University of Akron. She was a 2017 Bogliasco Foundation Fellow; a 2015 Merce Cunningham Fellow; and a 2016 Gibney Dance DiP Residence Artist. She is a recipient of a 2016-18 ART Capacity Building grant through Pentacle. Her most recent work, Étroits sont les Vaisseaux, premiered at Gibney Dance’s Agnes Varis Performance Lab in 2016 and was presented again as part of American Realness festival in 2017. Étroits will tour to the Wexner Arts Center in February 2018. She has been in creative residence at New York Live Arts, Live Feed and Studio Series; Gibney Dance Center’s DiP Residency, Centre Chorégraphique National de Franche-Comté à Belfort, France (FUSED); Governor’s Island through Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space Program; Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University; Joyce Soho Artist Residency Program; La Guardia Performing Arts Center; Jacob’s Pillow; Kaatsbaan International Dance Center; Mount Tremper Arts; White Oak Plantation; and Movement Research. Bartosik was a member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for 9 years and received a Bessie Award for Artistic Excellence in his work. She received her BFA from North Carolina School of the Arts, and MA in 20th Century Art and Art Criticism from The Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Research of the New School University. She performed in the 2011 restaging of Robert Ashley’s 1967 opera, That Morning Thing, as part of Performa. She was a 2016 Princeton Fellowship Finalist, and has been a guest artist/faculty at Princeton University, The Juilliard School, University of North Carolina School for the Arts, Arizona State University’s Hergberger Institute for Design and the Arts, SUNY/Purchase, and Colorado College.


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Raja Feather Kelly


Raja Feather Kelly’s Choreography includes Another Fucking Warhol Production (The Kitchen), Andy Warhol's Bleu Movie (BAM Fisher), Andy Warhol’s TROPICO (Danspace Project), Andy Warhol’s DRELLA, I Love You Faye Driscoll (The invisible Dog), and Andy Warhol’s 15: Color Me, Warhol; (Dixon Place). Off-Broadway credits include choreography for Brenden Jacobs-Jenkins’ EVERYBODY directed by Lila Neugabauer (Signature Theater), Susan-Lori Parks’ The Death of The Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World directed by Lilieana Blain-Cruz (Signature Theater, Nominated for 2017 Lucielle Lortel Award), Funnyhouse of a Negro; written by Adrienne Kennedy directed by Lila Neugebauer (Signature Theater, Nominated for 2017 Lucielle Lortel Award), Daaimah Mubashshir ’s EVERYDAY AFROPLAY(JACK) and Richard Allen and Taran Gray’s FREEDOM RIDERS: THE CIVIL RIGHTS MUSICAL (Acorn Theatre) Directed by Whitney White. Raja was born in Fort Hood, Texas, and is the first and only choreographer to dedicate the entirety of his company’s work to Andy Warhol and the development of popular culture over the last thirty years. Kelly can be seen in the work of Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, Keely Garfield and Kota Yamazaki. He has formerly been a company member with David Dorfman Dance, Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion, Christopher Williams Dance, Zoe | Juniper, Colleen Thomas and Dancers. Honors include a 2018-19 Carthorse Fellowship at the Buran Theatre, a 2017 Princess Grace Award for a Fellowship in Choreography, a 2017 Bessie Schoenberg Fellow at the Yard on Martha's Vineyard, the 2016 Solange MacArthur Award for New Choreography, a 2016 NYFA Choreography Fellow, a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, a 2016 Dancemapolitan Commissioned Choreographer, a 2015 Dixon Place Dance Artist in Residence, a LMCC Workspace Residency Recipient. He has been the Guest ChoreographerBates Dace Festival, Princeton University, University of Maryland College Park, University of Florida, University of Utah, and Middlebury College; the Harkness Choreographer in Residence at Hunter College; a 2009 Dance Web Scholar; Has received 2 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants. He received his BA in both Dance (with honors, concentration in Choreography and Performance) and English (with honors, concentration in Poetry) from Connecticut College.


Art Seed at Marble House Project