BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance-NYC Dance Company Performances and Workshop in Bridgehampton, East Hampton, and Amagansett, August 25-28
12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
several, see above, East Hampton, NY. 11937.
BODYSTORIES: TERESA FELLION DANCE
Performances and Master Classes throughout the Hamptons!
Sat. Aug. 25 12-2pm: Master Class, DanseArts Conservatory, 2357 Montauk Hwy. Bridgehampton
Sun. Aug. 26 12-2pm: Free Outdoor Dance Event, Amagansett Square, Amagansett
Mon. Aug, 27 10-4:30pm: Master Classes & Workshops for all ages and levels! DanceHampton, 15 Lumber Lane, East Hampton
Tue. Aug. 28 7:30pm: Performance and Party! Ashawagh Hall, 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Easthampton
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance will be presenting two World Premieres, and edited works previously premiered at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Sarah Lawrence College, Dixon Place, and Booking Dance Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Teresa Fellion, Artistic Director of BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance, is a choreographer, dancer, theater artist, writer, and educator. She has shown choreography at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Jacob’s Pillow, The Public Theater, University of Florida Dance Department, Ailey Citigroup Theater, Bryant Park SummerStage, ENTPE University (Lyon, France), Booking Dance Festival (Edinburgh, Scotland), White Wave Cool NY, Dixon Place, DNA, NYU, BAAD!, Merce Cunningham, Naropa University, University of Maine, and with Phish, among others. Fellion has performed works by Lucinda Childs, Deganit Shemy, Liz Lerman, Twyla Tharp, M’Bewe Escobar, Rhapsody, Sarah Skaggs, and Martha Bowers, as well as comedy improv & theater productions nationally. She has enjoyed inventive collaborations with composers and lighting, video, set & costume designers, such as Trey Anastasio, Killick!, Chris Cathode, Ryan Lott, John Yannelli, Burke Brown, and Elena Comendador. She has taught languages, dance, yoga, and theater internationally in colleges, universities, community & senior centers, public schools, private studios, and conservatories.
Teresa Fellion was titled “Artistic Liaison between Cameroon & U.S.” by president Paul Biya for performing with dance companies such as National Ballet du Cameroun, percussion ensembles, and at The National Soccer Cup Finals. In 2012 she received a Window Award NEA Grant for a residency at Chashama to create an outdoor site-specific work as well as a SummerStages Dance Festival Choreographic Fellowship. She was granted a residency at Mount Tremper Arts in 2011 and a Field FAR Space Grant in 2007. She was sole recipient of 2006 American Dance Guild Fellowship-Jacob’s Pillow’s Choreographers’ Lab. Fellion began college at Mount Holyoke College and then earned a BA in English, French, and Creative Writing, with a minor in Dance as a merit scholar graduate of NYU. She also completed an MFA in Dance from Sarah Lawrence College with a Bessie Schonberg Scholarship. She was a scholarship recipient at The Ailey School’s Certificate Program. Fellion’s work has been positively reviewed by sources such as NPR, NYTheatre.com, The Skinny Magazine, World Dance Reviews, Edinburgh Festivals Magazine, Edinburgh Spotlight, and Earth Press.
” Teresa Fellion’s choreography is like a car engine of movement; transference of energy that is constantly remolded/shifted, and brings us to a beautiful place…” -Celeste Miller (Jacob’s Pillow International Dance Festival)