Choreographer Michelle Boulé (NYC) will share her work-in-progress Field (working title), examining relationships between the scientific research of traditional and contemporary healing practices and aesthetic form.
This presentation culminates a weeklong residency in the Rudolf Nureyev Studio. Visit Michelle's Residency Page to learn more.
Lead support of dance programming at BAC is provided by the Rudolf Nureyev Endowment.
Major support for dance programming and activities provided by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Harkness Foundation for Dance.
Michelle Boulé is a Brooklyn-based dance artist. She has created three evening-length works, The Monomyth (2017), White (2015), and WONDER (2013,) commissioned and presented respectively by The Chocolate Factory & Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Danspace Project, and ISSUE Project Room.
Her work has also been presented by River to River Festival, American Realness, and The Met Breuer (with Okkyung Lee), and has toured to Chicago, Philadelphia, San Marcos (CA), Latvia, Canada, and Ireland. Boulé’s choreographic support includes a NYFA Choreography Fellowship, New Music USA Grant, Cloud Prize, Jerome Foundation Travel & Study Grant, Boekelheide Creativity Award, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, Brooklyn Arts Exchange Space Grant, and DanceWEB scholarship. Residencies include Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Extended Life Dance Development Program, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, collective address, Movement Research, DanceHouse (Dublin), and SKITE (France). Boulé received a 2010 NY Dance and Performance Bessie Award and 2015 Bessie nomination for her performance work with Miguel Gutierrez from 2001-2015. Other artists she has worked with include John Jasperse, John Scott, and Deborah Hay. She has taught at dance institutions throughout the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia, and is a Certified BodyTalk Practitioner and owner of MBody Radiance.