Profile Type: Artist
Ellice Patterson

Ellice Patterson is the founder and director of Abilities Dance, a Boston-based nonprofit that welcomes dancers with and without disabilities. In the process, she attended Urbanity Summer Intensive and Bates Dance Festival. Outside of Abilities Dance's shows, her choreography has appeared in Bates Dance Festival, Links Hall in Chicago, Gibney in NYC, Green St. Studio's Garage Festival, Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, and The Series: Vol IV at the Alvin Ailey Theatre. She also earned her Bachelors of Arts in Biological Sciences from Wellesley College and her Masters of Science in Management Studies from Boston University Questrom School of Business. Her work in Abilities is modern focused with an adaptive twist so that dance is accessible to all.

(I am also open to touring and teaching. Fees are negotiable and heaviliy based on travel fare, accommodations, etc.)

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Job Title/Position: 
Founder/ Director / Dancer of Abilities Dance
Mailing Address: 
2 Strathmore Road
Apt 3
Brookline, MA 02445
Physical Address: 
Boston, MA 02215
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Profile Type: 
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who use a wheelchair and have limited mobility
Access accommodations for people who are blind, partially sighted, and have low vision
Access accommodations for people who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
Technical Requirements: 
accessible venue
Fee Range Minimum: 
Fee Range Maximum: 
State of Residence: 
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Maximum Number of Performers: 

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Corporate Business
Healthcare Facility
Private Studio
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Ages Served: 
High School-age