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  • Profile:

    Jimena Paz is an independent dancer, teacher and maker who shares her time and heart between New York, Europe and Argentina. Currently developing a project on foreignness and a fictional and portable-landless Argentina. Had the pleasure to work with Vicky Shick, Lance Gries, Susan Rethorst, the Stephen Petronio Company (‘99-‘06), Martha Clarke, Constanza Macras (Berlin), Iris Scaccheri (Buenos Aires), Burt Barr (video) Analia Segal, Virginie Yassef (France), Antonio Ramos and Todd Williams among others; Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, Jimena has a private practice in NY and teaches internationally.

    Degrees Held:

    •M.F.A. in Dance, Hollins University/American Dance Festival, 2009

    •Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner accredited by the Feldenkrais Guild of North America, 2006

    •Diploma of National Dance Professor from Centro de Educación Corporal, Buenos
    Aires, 1989

    Professional Affiliations:

    Movement Research, Faculty
    The National Danish School for Performing Arts, Faculty and Board member
    Tanzquartier/Wien, Guest Faculty
    American Dance Festival, Faculty 2008-2010
    The Feldenkrais Institute of New York
    Actors Equity Association, member since 2002

    Performances And Appearances:

    2013/14
    New York Live Arts Artist in Residence/Studio Series

    2013
    Lance Gries, Immanent Field at Judson Church and New York Live Arts

    2012
    Collaboration with Ralph Lemon and Vicky Shick at The Yard

    2011
    Vicky Shick, Not Entirely Herself at The Kitchen
    Susan Rethorst, Retro(intro)spective Platform at Danspaceproject

    Research Interests:

    •Somatics and the Feldenkrais Method applied to dance, performance, injury prevention and recovery.
    •Latin-American Performing Arts and the role and representation of Latino dancers and dance makers in the New York dance community
    •Interdisciplinary Studies
    •Dance Education
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