Catherine Gallant has been dancing, choreographing and teaching for more than 30 years, in both traditional and alternative venues..
Ms. Gallant has received funding for her choreography from the Harkness Foundation for Dance, LMCC/Creative Engagement, the Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Trust, City Parks Foundation and NYFA. She has taught college dance courses at the Boston Conservatory, Curry College and MIT. She has been creating new works as Catherine Gallant/DANCE since 1999. Catherine is also the director and co-founder (with Patricia Adams in 1989) of Dances by Isadora which performs, teaches and collaborates with Duncan dancers throughout the world. She began her study of the technique of Isadora Duncan with Julia Levien, (a student of Anna and Irma Duncan) in 1982. She is currently on the Duncan Archive Committee and is a regular contributor to the ducanarchive.org Catherine is now a full-time NYCDOE dance educator at PS 89 in Manhattan. She and her students were featured in the Emmy-nominated PBS documentary, PS DANCE! She was on the writing committee for NYC Blueprint for the Arts in DANCE and is on the faculty of the Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) and teaches workshops for NDEO and NYCDOE. Catherine will teach a two-week workshop in Copenhagen this summer as a DEL Ambassador. Ms. Gallant is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory and holds an MFA in Dance from Temple University.
New York , United States
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