Carson Reiners Named Principle Dance's 2016-2017 Resident Artist!
Carson was chosen because of her extensive international dance experience, unique artistic vision, and passion for teaching young people. In selecting her, Principle Dance hopes to expand the way our students view, perform, and create dance while encouraging them to become a supportive audience for professional concert dance.
Principle Dance students learning from Carson Reiners.
Photo by William Frederking
Carson Reiners is originally a NYC performer/choreographer/visual artist who relocated to Chicago in 2014. She has been the recipient of the 2016 Krannert Center Emerging Artist Grant, 2016/2017 Principle Dance Studio Residency , 2015 IAP grant from the city of Chicago, 2015 recognized choreographer for DanceChance Redux 6.0 and has shown work at High Concept Labs, University of Chicago, Harold Washington Library, Gerald Arpino Black Box Theatre, Goethe Institute, Aplomb Gallery, Hubbard Street Studios, Chicago Dance Month and more. Prior to living in Chicago Carson was based out of NYC where she danced for many years under many prominent choreographers and had her work presented at Judson Church, Dixon Place, Tada Theatre, Brick Theatre, Reverb Dance Festival, WestFest, KoDaFe, Much of Carson's professional career has taken her abroad and she has worked in international projects in Europe, India, Peru, South Africa, and Israel for significant periods of time.This has included the proejct and tour of "Kindling" in India, the international collaboration "Crossings" in South Africa, and "Las Sacerdotistas de Machu Picchu" in Peru. She attended CODARTS in Rotterdam, Netherlands and graduated with a BFA in dance from the Anton Bruckner Universitat in Linz, Austria. She is an avid movement educator and can be found teaching throughout the state of Illinois.
Mark your calendars with these upcoming Resident Artist events at Principle Dance!
Saturdays, 2/25 & 3/4 - Workshops for Pathway students at Principle Dance
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