Melinda Ring, choreographer, creates dances, performance pieces, videos and installations. Forgetful Snow (2014), her last project, was commissioned and presented by The Kitchen, NY and The Box, Los Angeles, and documented by Contact Quarterly in Chapbook 6, Forgetful Snow. In Spring 2018 she will premiere two new works at the Chocolate Factory Theater, Queens, NY. Their development has been supported by Yaddo, Headlands Center for the Arts, Whitman College, Movement Research (AIR 2014-2016), and Gibney Dance (DiP 2016). Ring has developed programing as an artist-curator for Danspace Project. Critic in sculpture, Yale School of Art, 2014 – present; visiting Lecturer in Dance, UCLA, Spring 2016 (Movement Research exchange program); Advisor, Movement Research AIR program 2016 – present. Ring is a 2016 Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Grants to Artists awardee, and a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow.
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