Ballet Technique for Contemporary Program • July 22-27
2012 School Programs
Maurya Kerr danced with Alonzo King LINES Ballet from 1994-2006, dancingpreviously for Pacific Northwest Ballet and Fort Worth Ballet. She is currently a freelance artist, a senior faculty member for the LINES Ballet Training Program and Summer Program, and adjunct faculty with the LINES/Dominican B.F.A. program, teaching ballet, choreographing, and setting King's works. She also teaches workshops nationally and is a visiting guest artist at Hollins University. In 2010, Maurya founded tinypistol, a San Francisco based dance company. She is a winner of the 2011 Hubbard Street National Choreographic Competition, and will be creating a work on HS2 in early 2012. In 2011 Ballet Nouveau Colorado commissioned the creation of two works, Quarry Hymn, and Groundling, in collaboration with visual artist Sarah Wallace Scott. In June of 2011 the Aspen Fringe Festival presented a full evening of her work, including the commissioned premiere of BUCK, which was also performed in July 2011 as part of San Francisco WestWave Dance Festival's 20th Anniversary Gala.