BIOGRAPHY


Came to NYC from Minnesota 1976.

Merce Cunningham Dance Company 1979-86.

NYC productions at Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church 1985, 1986; The Club at La MaMa E.T.C. 1987; Dance Theater Workshop 1990, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2010; Performance Space 122 1991, 1995, 1999; La Mama E.T.C. Annex Theater 1992, 1993; The Kitchen 1994, 2001; The Joyce Altogether Different Series 1997, 2000; New York Live Arts 2014; The Chocolate Factory 2018; La Mama E.T.C. Downstairs Theater 2022; Upcoming - The Chocolate Factory 2025.

New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Awards: Not-About-AIDS-Dance 1995; Partial View 2005.

Commissions for Mikhail Baryshnikov’s White Oak Dance Project 1998, 1999.

Fellowships: John Simon Guggenheim Foundation 1992; the National Endowment for the Arts 1988,1990,1991-92,1995-96; New York Foundation for the Arts 1990, 1996, 2022; Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts 1997.

Additional funding: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Creative Exploration Award; National Dance Project Production Fund Grant; repeated support from the New York State Council on the Arts and the Harkness Foundation for Dance.

Dance faculty: Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School 2010 - tbd; UC Riverside 2007-2010; Purchase College 1987-2007; Sarah Lawrence College 2003-04, 2006-07; Movement Research 1991- ongoing.

Dance curator, The Kitchen 1995-99.

© Peter Hujar, 1985