Katie Workum

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Workum began making dances in 1999. Since 2013, she’s been researching improvisational performance and practice as an alternate, feminist model of working and presenting work. Currently she’s an AIR at CPR and Marble House Project for the development of her new piece Anna, Darrin, David, Eleanor, Jess, Katie, Leslie & Weena. Most recently her work was presented by The Wassaic Project Summer Festival curated by Charmaine Warren, and she mounted a 40-person improvisational dance within Nick Cave’s The Let Go at The Park Avenue Armory. The Airy Road of the Meteor at Movement Research/Judson Church, was an experiment in community co-creation, featuring 30 audience members and one company member. Additionally she’s been presented by Gibney Dance, MASS MoCA with Jacob’s Pillow Dance, Danspace Project, Mount Tremper Arts, The Chocolate Factory, PS122’s Catch/Coil, Gibney In the Works/American Realness, BKSD, Dance Theater Workshop, Philadelphia Fringe Festival, The Kitchen, Dance New Amsterdam, 92nd St Y, Symphony Space and others. She has been an Artist in Residence at CPR (2018), MASS MoCA (2015), Chez Bushwick (2014), Dance New Amsterdam (2008, 2009), Mount Tremper Arts (2010, 2014), Tribeca Performing Arts Center (2006), and The Kitchen (2005). She’s received funding from the Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant (2015) and NYSCA through DNA (2010). Workum holds a Master’s in Dance Education at New York University. Workum teaches improvisation and Authentic Movement at BKSD and has taught at Gibney Dance, School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, Barnard College, NYU Experimental Theater Wing, and Lehman College