RoseAnne Spradlin is a New York City-based choreographer whose work explores body consciousness and innovation of structural forms in contemporary dance. In 2015, Spradlin was named director of the newly-created two-year MFA in choreography and visual arts at Wilson College. Her work has been shown at the American Dance Festival, The Kitchen, Dance Theater Workshop, and New York Live Arts, among other venues. Spradlin’s work has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including a 2003 Bessie Award, a 2014 Ford Foundation Fellowship, a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship, an Artist Award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts in 2007, and Fellowships in Choreography from the New York Foundation for the Arts in 1998, 2006, and 2011. For over 20 years, Spradlin was involved in running two New York performance spaces: SQUID Performance Space (1995-2005) and Studio 65 (1990-2011). In 2016, she served as a Center LOI panelist in Performance.
The Voice of a Visionary explores the profound work of Schubert in his last year, featuring Piano Sonata in A Major and Schwanengesang.
Pew Fellow Christopher Colucci on his progression from musician to sound designer, the music and books that inspire him, and more.
Kathleen Forde is an independent curator based in New York City and Istanbul and the artistic director at large for Borusan Contemporary in Istanbul.
Bowerbird is a presenting organization that showcases over 70 events annually, with a focus on raising awareness of “provocative and divergent musical traditions.”
In advance of the September workshops with Boris Charmatz, project co-directors host an informal professional preview for dance and performance artists .
By connecting people with wildlife, the Philadelphia Zoo creates joyful discovery and inspires action for animals and habitats, and is home to more than 1,300 animals, many of them rare and endangered.
Composer Julia Wolfe, whose music is inspired by the folk, classical, and rock genres, is co-founder of New York’s music collective Bang on a Can.
Johannes Goebel joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2002 as the founding director of the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center.
Dr. Susan Leigh Foster is a choreographer, dancer, and scholar. Her “danced lectures” became a launching point for the third iteration of the Center’s danceworkbook series.
Five Pew Fellows have been awarded artist residencies in 2015, supported by the Center’s ongoing partnership with the Alliance of Artists Communities.
Marshall Belford Allen, a 2012 Pew Fellow, has been an active member of the Sun Ra Arkestra for over 50 years, and has helmed the historic jazz group since 1995, following the death of jazz pioneer Sun Ra.
A live and digital theatrical experience will question the impact of technology on human connectivity as two actors perform their roles on separate continents—one live in a theater and the other projected through a live-streaming video feed.