Recipient / 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Jean Freebury

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Jean Freebury is currently on faculty at the Juilliard School and SUNY/Purchase teaching Cunningham Technique and repertory classes. Jean danced for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company from 1992 - 2003 and began teaching at the Merce Cunningham Studio in 1996. Originally from Canada, she received her early training at The Alberta Ballet School and later London Contemporary Dance School and North Carolina School of the Arts. Staging experience includes Merce Cunningham’s Inlets II for the American Dance Festival, MinEvent for the University of Michigan, Beach Birds with Patricia Lent for the University of Texas, BIPED with Jennifer Goggans for the Juilliard School and most recently Change of Address with Patricia Lent for UNSCA and Night Wandering for John Scott Dance. Other choreographers she has danced for include Pam Tanowitz, Douglas Dunn, Kota Yamazaki, Elke Rindfleisch, Glen Rumsey, Ellen Cornfield, Makram Hamdan and Katy Orthwein. She was a collaborator of Magnetic Laboratorium directed by visual artist Marisela La Grave from 2003 - 2008 creating site specific performances in New York City. She is co-owner of Inwood Healing Arts in upper Manhattan and a licensed massage therapist since 2005.

2014

Windows

2015

Changeling (Spec. Proj.)

2015

Springweather and People Duet (Spec. Proj.)

2016

Change of Address

2017

Sounddance

2018

Inlets

2019

Interscape

2020

Doubletoss

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