Angie Hauser is a choreographer, performance maker and teacher. Her work focuses on the creation and performance of dances for the stage, gallery, and installation space. This work is grounded in the interrogation and practice of improvisation, movement, and collaboration. Hauser and long time collaborator Chris Aiken create and direct improvised performances with musicians, designers and dancers, often working with local artists. Their partnership has yielded multiple grants and commissions by national and international presenters including National Performance Network, The Dance Center, Links Hall, Bates Dance Festival, Movement Research at Judson Church and Florida Dance Festival. Other choreographic projects include collaborations with dance artists Bebe Miller, Jennifer Nugent, Darrell Jones, Paul Matteson, Xan Burley and Alex Springer and musicians Mike Vargas, Jesse Manno, Tigger Benford and Andre Girbou. Hauser is a longtime collaborator with the celebrated Bebe Miller Company. As a senior member of the company she has contributed to the repertory as a dancer, performer, writer and choreographic collaborator since 2000, receiving a BESSIE Award for her creative work. Her work with the company is featured on TWO, an online score for Motion Bank/The Forsythe Company and on Dance Fort, an eBook (2014). She teaches dance improvisation, performance, and technique throughout the U.S. and internationally. She has taught on the faculty at Cornell University, Denison University, Columbia College, Weslyan University and currenlty at Smith College.
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