Current activities include collaborating on the development of a long term performance project, Red Thread, with Lisa Kraus
and Vicky Shick.
studied at the Graham and Cunningham Schools
and with James Waring before attending Bennington College
(B.A. in Dance, 1975) where she
studied with Judith Dunn and Steve Paxton.
created a role in Trisha Brown's Duetude
(1976) before dancing with the Company from 1977-1982.
created roles in Glacial Decoy, Opal Loop, and Son of Gone Fishin' as well as appearing in the television and film projects Making Dances and Beyond the Mainstream.
In 2003, she was Rehearsal Director for the Paris Opera Ballet's production of Glacial Decoy, first teaching the work and then returning to coach in 2004.
own work has been presented extensively in the US, Europe and Australia.
has been awarded Choreographer's Fellowships from National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Independence Foundation
She was on the faculty of the European Dance Development Center in the Netherlands for a decade and has also served as adjunct faculty member at Swarthmore College, Temple University, and New York University, as well as guest teaching at numerous schools and arts centers inter/nationally.
currently lives near Philadelphia where she
writes for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Dance Magazine