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Kate Mattingly

Kate Mattingly has taught and written about dance for two decades. Her writing about dance has been published in The New York Times, The Village Voice, Dance Research Journal, Dance magazine, Pointe magazine, and many other journals and publications. She has served on nominating committees such as the New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Awards and was invited by the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington DC to serve on the Dance Panel determining funding for U.S. companies, choreographers, and schools. She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her Master’s of Fine Arts degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. In May of 2017 she will receive her doctoral degree in Performance Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

Dance

National Choreographic Festival Program B Keeps the Spotlight on Female Choreographers

The second weekend of Ballet West’s National Choreographic Festival features three pieces created by women: Jennifer Archibald’s “Myoho,” performed by Cincinnati Ballet, Robyn Mineko Williams’s “To Clear,” performed by Charlotte Ballet, and África Guzmán’s “Sweet and Bitter,” performed by Ballet West. Like the first weekend of the festival, each choreographer presents a different approach […]

Soloist Katlyn Addison and Artist Hadriel Diniz in Africa Guzmán’s Sweet and Bitter. Photo by Beau Pearson.
Dance

National Choreographic Festival Brings Female Choreographers to the Fore

The second weekend of Ballet West’s National Choreographic Festival features three pieces created by women: Jennifer Archibald’s “Myoho,” performed by Cincinnati Ballet, Robyn Mineko Williams’s “To Clear,” performed by Charlotte Ballet, and África Guzmán’s “Sweet and Bitter,” performed by Ballet West. Like the first weekend of the festival, each choreographer presents a different approach […]