Amy Lewis has been presenting choreography in the Bay Area since 2005 after graduating from Mills College with an MFA in dance. Lewis began choreographing as an individual artist, showing work at Jon Sims Center for the Arts, CounterPULSE, Shotwell Studios (Women’s Work), and Project Artaud Theater (West Wave Dance Festival, 2006). In 2007, she founded Push Up Something Hidden, presenting the first season at Dance Mission Theater, as well as performing in the DUMBO Dance Festival, 2007, at the John Ryan Theater in Brooklyn, NY. Last year, Lewis created How Many..?, performed at YBCA Theater, for the West Wave Dance Festival, 2008. Lewis’ most ambitious project to date, an interactive multi-media performance event involving sculpture, data-driven movement, audience participation, and live music, entitled Hate Log, premiered in October, 2008, at CELLspace. Lewis has been the reciepient of both 2006 and 2008 grant from the Zellerbach Family Foundation.
Sep 01, 2009
Of Collaboration: Two Perspectives: One Performance; Part 1