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Claire Porter has performed her PORTABLES in Germany, Holland, England, Latvia and Korea, in the NYC area at Danspace at St. Mark’s Church, PS 122, Joe’s Pub, DTW, The Kitchen, The Joyce Theater, Joyce SOHO, 92nd St. Y, Town Hall, The Bottom Line, The NY Horticulture Society, Liberty Science Center and NJPAC and at the ADF, The Lucille Ball Festival, Bates Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, Florida Dance Festival, Kennedy Center, Woolly Mammoth Theater DC, Tampa Bay Off Center Theater, the Southern Theater MN, The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard and others.  Porter has received several NEA Choreography Fellowships, NJSCA Choreography Fellowships, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Awards and commissions from DTW’s First Light Project, The 92nd St Y Harkness Dance Festival, Art Matters, Domino’s Pizza Company and University Dance Companies. Porter recently set a solo on Kansas City Ballet and is currently performing  at festivals, conferences, theaters, medical schools and universities around the country.  She taught Laban Movement Analysis and/or choreography at NYU’s Dance Education Program, Columbia Teachers College, Manhattanville College, Connecticut College, Wesleyan University and at HOPE College in MI.  She also teaches The No Nonsense Workout in Bergen County and serves on the Board of DanceNJ.  Porter has an MA in Dance from Ohio State, a BA in Mathematics and is a Laban Movement Analyst.

 

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R E P E R T O R Y

 

New work includes Breaking News, a quartet on alarming newscasters who alarm viewers, Lady Lamp, a solo about a job as a lamp, At The Gate, a trio of the gatekeepers at the airport, Don’t Breath a Word, a solo for soprano Marla Berg with music by composer Mary Ellen Childs supported by a Live Music for Dance Award, and Dancing The Moderns, a large group piece responding to the greats of Modern Dance supported by the New Jersey State Council on The Arts and recipient of a Citation of Excellence. Porter continues to perform her solos from PORTABLES – Fund Raiser, Piano, Interview, Happen Chance and others, as well as her hour long Namely, Muscles which received The 2010 NY Fringe Festival Award of Excellence.

 

 

click to see the full touring repertory of Claire Porter/PORTABLES

 

 

 

W O R K S H O P S

 

Composition

Explore a source. Tease out structure, movement material and theme. Create questions to deepen the work. Edit.

 

Text & Movement

Create scripts and movement and weave them together

 

Choreographic Lab

Show work in progress and give and receive feedback

 

 

 

 

C A L E N D A R

MAR 12, 2012 Dancers over 40 – Cares II
Ailey Citigroup Theater, New York, NY
http://www.dancersover40.org/
JUN 1-2, 2012 Dance Under the Influence
Museum of Art & Design, New York, NY
http://www.madmuseum.org/
 
JUN 16, 2012 Danceathon
Center for Modern Dance Education, Fair Lawn Theater, Fair Lawn, NJ
http://www.fairlawncommunitycenter.org/theater.htm
 
SEP 6, 2012 DanceNow Joe’s Pub Festival
New York, NY
http://dancenownyc.org/joespub/
OCT 1, 2012 Pentacle Gallery Showcase
Ailey Citigroup Theater, New York, NY
JAN 13, 2013 Pentacle’s APAP Gallery Showcase
Ailey Studio 5B, 405 W. 55th Street @ 9th Ave., New York, NY
7:00 – 8:45 pm
Claire Porter/PORTABLES: 7:00 pm
APR 24&26, 2013 WestFest in the WestBeth Building
New York, NY

http://westfest.brownpapertickets.com/

PHOTOS
Background: Eleanor Alberto Insets from top left: Eleanor Alberto, Johan Elbers, Johan Elbers