Photo: Esther Maria Engelke

Choreographer, Dancer and Mentoring CV


Choreography – Early Works – 1983-1993

Le Scandale (1993) quintet. Winchester St. Theatre, Toronto/ Vineyard Theater, New York, Tri-Polar Vision (1993) quintet. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto / Merce Cunningham Studio, New York, Lament Into Light (1992) solo. Espacio Escultorica, Unam University, Mexico City, Pourtinade (1992) duet. Middle Collegiate Church, New York, Ziggurat (1990) solo. Kampo Cultural Center, Washington Square Church. New York, The Rite of Spring (1990) trio. Merkin Concert Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, Woven (1989) trio. Mulberry St. Theater, Washington Square Church, Kiva, New York, King of Dogs (1989). La Mama Galleria, New York, Rhythmikos Aphros (1989) solo. MulberryTheater, New York, The Conduit (1989) solo. La Mama Galleria, New York, Arrow Song (1986 ) solo. Governors Magnet School,,VA/Mulberry Street Theater, New York, Hothouse Performances (1987) PS 122, New York, Dinosaur’s Children (1983) Duet & Thread of Change. Carol Conway Studio, New York

Other Artistic Activities

2002 – Present Artistic Director, Mariko Tanabe Danse, 1997 – present Artist in Residence, Le Gesu/Centre de Creativite, Montreal, 2007 – present Mentoring emerging and mid career choreographers, 2007 Restaging of “Naked Heart”, Commission by V. Green/Dance Entropy, Greenspace, New York, 1984 – 2000 Sachiyo Ito Dance Co., Traditional Japanese Co., New York seasons and U.S. tours, New York, 2003 – 2004 Jan Komarek’s “Tre Prostory”, Divadlo 29, Pardubice / Ponec, Prague – Czech Republic, Sept. 2004 Choreographic Research, Steptext Dance Company, Bremen, Germany, Feb. 2004 Himalayas Choreographer: Richard Tremblay. Usine C, Montreal, 1986-88 Creation Production Co., by Susan Mosakowsk: The Rotary Notary and His Hot Plate (1987-8) La Mama – New York / The Southern Theater, Minneapolis &The Bride and Her Extra Rapid Exposure (1986) La Mama, New York, 1983 – 1995 The Erick Hawkins Dance Co., Principal Dancer, Teacher, Associate Rehearsal director, New York, 2009 – 11 Jury Member Canada Council for the Arts, Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Quebec, 1982 – 1989 Performing, New York: Mimi Garrard Dance Theater, Jean Erdman, Randy Howard, Muna Tseng, Hikari Baba, Long Island Opera Co., Jessie Duranceau, Carol Conway Dance Co. . Long Island Opera, NYC
Between 1983 and 2002 – teaching various workshops, master classes and guest artist engagements, McGill University (Montreal), Department of Religious Studies, Guest Speaker and Master Class, Hunter College (New York), The Erick Hawkins Legacy Forum, Panel Speaker, Co. Sursault, (Sherbrooke, Quebec), St. Johnsbury Academy, Lyndon Institute & King George School (Vermont), Northern Arizona University,(Flagstaff Arizona) • George Washington University, (Washington, D.C) The Wellspring Project, (New York ), University of Nevada, (Las Vegas), Co. Marie Chouinard (Montreal), Ass’t to Artistic Director, The Erick Hawkins Dance Co. (New York), Principal Dancer/Teacher/Ass.Rehearsal Director, Dance &Healing Techniques (Montreal), Movement classes at workshops with Ron Young healer/therapist, (Quebec, Italy and New York), Dalcroze School of Music, (New York), Governors Magnet School for the Performing Arts, (Norfolk, Virginia), Vanderbilt University, Northern Arizona State University, Arizona State University, Ohio State University —University of Maryland

Directing and Teaching

Coaching, research and workshops: Compagnie Par B.l.eux , Montreal Danse & Steptext dance projects, Toronto Dance Theatre, Toronto, Fabrication Danse, Montreal, The Duncan Centre Conservatory, Prague, National Film Academy (FAMU), Prague, Musik Akademy, Hengelo, Holland, Impulse Tanz, Tanzwerk and Schwankhalle, Bremen, Germany, Pfalzbau State Theatre, Ludwigshafen, Germany, Ra’da, Montreal, Ashtanga Yoga Montreal, Le Gesu/Centre de Creativite, Montreal, Laboratories, Graduate courses and Exploration group, Université du Québec à Montrréal, University of Alberta (Edmonton) • Columbia University Teachers College • CSDS Conference 2013, Montreal, BMCASM Conference 2014, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, Brown’s Summit Conference Center, Greensboro, North Carolina, Yamazaki Arts Centre, Kyoto, Japan, Bellas Artes, Los Tailleres – Mexico City, Archdiocese Jesuit, Le Gésu, Montreal, McGill University, The Kennedy Center, Washington D.C, University of Alberta, Edmonton

Training Studies