Christopher Williams

Christopher Williams is a dancer, choreographer, and puppeteer who has crafted and performed choreographic works in New York City and abroad. He has danced for Douglas Dunn & Dancers, Tere O’Connor Dance, John Kelly, Yoshiko Chuma & the School of Hard Knocks, and Rebecca Lazier’s TERRAIN, among others. He served as a Center panelist and LOI panelist in dance in 2012.

References

La Curva features Bacán’s spare singing, Courvoisier’s atonal and dissonant compositions, and Galván’s score that employs rhythms from his own footwork.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Alan W. Moore is an art historian and activist whose work addresses cultural economies and groups and the politics of collectivity.

Ballet répétiteurs such as Lincoln work one-on-one with dance artists to articulate and find the essence of a character or particular portrayal that becomes distinctive to their physicality.

AXIS Dance Company performed in residence at Montgomery County Community College, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Grants & Grantees

Founded in 2005 by Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan, BalletX unites distinguished choreographers with a company of world-class dancers to “forge new works of athleticism, emotion, and grace.”

Grants & Grantees

Glenn Holsten is a filmmaker and a 1997 Pew Fellow.

Jaye Allison collaborated with the 2nd Generation Silver Belles tap group to create a new work honoring the five original Silver Belles.

Grants & Grantees

Supporting, documenting and presenting Philadelphia area folk arts, the Philadelphia Folklore Project is committed to sustaining community cultural knowledge.

In the centerpiece of its 2014 Flamenco Festival, Pasión y Arte will presented two dances choreographed by Israel Galván, winner of the 2012 Gold Medal in Fine Arts from the Spanish Ministry of Culture.

Makihara’s performance work blends percussion with dance-like body movement, exercising a rigorous, systematic, and practiced process of experimentation and repetition.

As we near the end of 2015, we invited Center colleagues, collaborators, and grantees to share a memorable and inspiring cultural experience.