Kathy Westwater

Kathy Westwater

Kathy Westwater, 2017 recipient of the Solange MacArthur Award for New Choreography and inaugural artist in residence at the new Petronio Residency Center, has pursued experimental dance forms since 1996. Described by The Brooklyn Rail as “at the limits of the human,” her work responds to contemporary experience and the societal landscape in which it manifests by reimagining the body’s movement potential. Westwater’s latest work will premiere at the Lumberyard in 2019. Her work has been seen at New York Live Arts, Danspace Project, 92nd Street Y, Joyce SoHo, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Franklin Furnace, Dixon Place, Performance Space 122, Movement Research at Judson Church, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Summer Stages Dance Festival, Reed College, Pratt Institute, and Temple University, among many other places. She is also making a solo for dancer Wendy Whelan.

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