Inside the Dancer's Studio with Kate Wallich
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About the Event
Join NCCAkron this spring for Inside the Dancer’s Studio, a live conversation series with choreographers from around the country.
These free lunchtime talks explore creativity, the craft of choreography, and navigating an artistic career. All talks will take place on Fridays at 12:30 PM ET, in Studio 194 of Guzzetta Hall on The University of Akron Campus.
On Friday, Febuary 4th come hear from Kate Wallich (Seattle, WA)
Kate Wallich is a Seattle-based choreographer, director and educator – named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch”. She has left a significant mark in the Pacific Northwest with commissions and presentations from leading institutions regionally, nationally, and internationally. In 2010 she co-founded her company The YC with Lavinia Vago and has gone on to create five evening-length works and three large scale site-specific works with the company since. In 2010 she founded an all-abilities, community-focused class Dance Church® (no religious affiliation) which reaches over 550+ attendees per week and is taught by professional dance artists weekly in New York City, Seattle, Portland, Indianapolis, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles and has popped up in cities worldwide. In 2016 she founded Studio Kate Wallich, a non-profit arts organization dedicated to cultivating a community of artists and the public through dance-based, design-forward experiences. Through the support of the Studio, Kate founded YC2 — a new platform for professional dance professionals — in 2016.
Kate was a 2013 and 2015 Rauschenberg Residency Fellow and a 2018 Ucross Foundation Fellow. She has been a Visiting Artist at the National Center for Choreography at University of Akron, University of Washington, University of Oregon and University of Utah as well as Cornish College of the Arts and Beloit College. Kate attended Interlochen Arts Academy and graduated Magna cum Laude from Cornish College of the Arts. Katewallich.com
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