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Kate Watson-Wallace

Kate Watson-Wallace is a choreographer, director and visual artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Hailed for creating work where “wild imagination ruled,” by the New York Times, she creates experimental performance for the stage, site-based locations, and music videos. Her performance work has been funded by the Map Fund, Doris Duke Foundation through Creative Capital, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and The Independence Foundation. She is a 2007 Pew Fellow in the Arts in choreography.

Major works include Car, a performance for three audience members inside a moving vehicle, Store, a performance installation inside an abandoned Rite-Aid, Mash Up Body, a dance in collaboration with electronic composer HPrizm, and ALT/MODE, a multi-media stage show in collaboration with electronic musician RYAT, that premiered at Summerstage Central Park in August 2015. She has choreographed music videos for Animal Collective and Black Dice, with director Danny Perez.

Watson-Wallace has toured internationally as a performer, choreographer, and educator. She has been a guest artist/lecturer at the Massachusetts College of Arts and Design, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas at Austin, Swarthmore College, University of the Arts, University of California Los Angeles, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bryn Mawr College, Drexel University and Moore College of Art and Design, and been in residence at The Yard. She is currently a 2016 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence.

She is a graduate of the inaugural class of the Low Residency MFA in Studio Art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.