Dance Artist Educator Researcher
A.T. is an artist and educator based in Wilmington, DE. Her creative work centers on arts-based research, which merges choreographic processes with qualitative research methods. Recent projects include "Watershed" and Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Her Life & Legacy, Re-Entry: A Performance Tribute to Veterans, a collaboration between veteran literary artists and civilian performing artists and Same Story, Different Countries, an interdisciplinary production exploring historical and contemporary racial issues in the United States and South Africa.
Her research has been published in Research in Dance Education and the Journal of Dance Education. Her chapter "Arts-Based Research in Dance" in Routledge's Undergraduate Research in Dance was published in January 2019.
In addition to university performances and residencies, her choreography has been presented at the Delaware Contemporary,Performance Garage, DuPont Environmental Education Center, and Triskelion Arts, and at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. In 2017 A.T. received a choreographic fellowship through the Delaware Division of the Arts.
As a performer, A.T. danced in New York and Philadelphia, working with choreographers Myra Bazell, Tania Isaac, Stephan Koplowitz, Philadanco II, Mary Anthony, Donald McKayle, and the Sokolow Dance Foundation.
She holds a BA in Dance from Radford University and an MFA from the University of Oregon. A.T. is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance at Washington College where she directs the Dance Minor program.
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