Cowles Center Community Engagement

role: consultant for The Cowles Center for Dance the Performing Arts (2014-2017)

I Make MN Dance

role: concept and director

Short-form video interviews with Minnesotan dance makers

Trade Offs

role: concept, facilitator and organizer

An occasional, opportunistic pop-up gathering with local dance artists and visiting choreographers: 

Joanna Kotze (Sewell Ballet), Sam Kim (Zenon Dance), Brian Brooks (Northrop), Trevor Carlson (The Cowles Center), Ann Carlson (Children’s Theatre Company), and Luis Garay (Walker Art Center).

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PC: Michèle Steinwald
Monday Night Grant Writing Circle

role: co-facilitator and organizer

Initiated alongside choreographer Sam Johnson, these strategic monthly meetings increased grant applications in dance and hosted artist-led conversations with funders/agencies such as MAP Fund, National Dance Project, MRAC, MSAB, Springboard for the Arts, and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

PC: Michèle Steinwald
PC: Michèle Steinwald
Artist Studio Residencies

role: community partner

Morgan Thorson – Still Life, Weisman Art Center (2015)

Pavel Zuštiak – Custodians of Beauty, Walker Art Center (2015)

Future Interstates – dance improvisation performance curated & hosted by HIJACK + BodyCartography Project (2015-2017)

PC: Michèle Steinwald