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MEG WOLFE curriculum vitae

Exhibition/Installation Projects.
2020  Performance Objects/Drama Queens (solo exhibition), Reversing Falls Sanctuary, Brooksville, ME.
2019  3 Years in Space – (installation), 4 channel video, we live in space, Los Angeles, CA.
2013  Nature Girl, (video)  Pieter Space, Los Angeles, CA.
2013  De-Archive: Floor Plans (site-based performance), HomeLA series.
2013  Dances for Ants (site-based performance), Confusion is Sex #3, Sepulveda Dam Basin.
2012  2hours4every3minutes (installation/performance), in collaboration with taisha paggett and Greg Barnett.  Tilt-Shift LA: New Queer Perspectives on the Western Edge. Luis de Jesus Gallery.
2008  The Endurance Van (installation performance) with Aaron Drake, Sea & Space Gallery.
2002  Magnetic Writings ( installation performance) White Box Gallery, New York, NY.


Performance Projects.
(solo works unless otherwise noted, in Los Angeles prior to 2019)
2019  take the long way home, Maine Moves at Portland Ballet, Portland ME.
2017  Hex Hum (duet), REDCAT/Studio Series; & we live in space, Los Angeles, CA.
2016  New Faithful Disco (trio), REDCAT, Los Angeles. World Premiere;
Time Based Art Festival/Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA);
DiverseWorks, Houston, and NPN Annual Conference, Austin TX.
National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund/Forth Fund Project
2014-5  New Faithful Disco (work-in-progress), Live Arts Exchange Festival, Bootleg Theater; FRESH Festival, San Francisco.
2013  Shannon Does Cloudland, Live Arts Exchange Festival, Bootleg Theater.
2012  Shannon’s With the Band (Again), Off Center Festival, Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Costa Mesa, CA), Anatomy Riot #45.
2011   trembler.SHIFTER, (group, full-evening work); REDCAT , National Performance Network.
2010  trembler.SHIFTER,  (solo) Texas Dance Improvisation Festival, Houston, TX.
2009  watch her (not know it now), New Original Works Festival, REDCAT.
2009  Tender, (duet) Highways Performance Space.
2008  Eleven Missing Days, (group) The Unknown Theater Dance Series.
2007  The Return of Captain Ladyvoice, (quartet)  Highways Performance Space.
2006  Terminal Hotel, Highways Performance; Performance Works NorthWest, Portland, OR.
2006  appropriation; horse dance; The Mona Lisa Collection,(duet) Anatomy Riot series.
2005  thirst, Highways Performance Space.
2005  East Meets West Performance Festival, Sushi Performance, San Diego, CA.
2004  Ridicule, REDCAT / Studio Series.
2004  Stormy Days with Josephine, (group) Danspace Project at St. Mark’s, New York, NY.
2003  CorresponDanse (Quebec, Canada); Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA.
2002  is waiting shining, Series Corps Électronique, Espace Tangente, Montréal, Canada.
2001  Stumble Thicket (trio) Danspace Project at St. Mark’s, DraftWork series, New York, NY.
2000  is waiting shining, The Kitchen, Dance in Progress series (New York, NY).
1999 into the well (quartet) Context Hall, New Choreographers Initiative (New York, NY).
1996  Festival de Jóvenes Coreógrafos (Caracas, Venezuela).
1996 Dance Theater Workshop, Fresh Tracks; Movement Research at Judson Church, (NY, NY).

Grants, Awards.
2017 Cultural Trailblazers Award. City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
2016 National Performance Network Creation Fund.
2016 National Performance Network Forth Fund.
2016 Dance Research Residency Award – Show Box L.A./National Endowment for the Arts.
2015 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant.
2015 Artist Appreciation Award, Horton Awards.
2014  CHIME (Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange) Grant.
2011  National Performance Network Creation Fund.
2011  Center for Cultural Innovation, Completion Grant.
2008, 2004  Durfee Foundation, Artists Resource for Completion Grant.
2007 Horton Award for Service to the Community, Dance Resource Center.
2004  Danspace Project Commissioning Initiative, funded in part by the Jerome Foundation.
2004  Meet the Composer Fund.

Residencies.
2017  Djerassi Foundation Artist Residency, Woodside, CA.
2016  National Performance Network Technical Residency, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA.
2015  Alembic Visiting Artist Residency, Performance Works NorthWest, Portland, OR.
2015  Research and Development Residency, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA.
2015  Dance Research Residency, Show Box LA, Los Angeles, CA.
2014, 2010, 2007  UCLA Hothouse Residency, Los Angeles, CA.
2011, 2009, 2007, 2005  Djerassi Foundation Artist Residency, Woodside, CA.
2004,  2002  Lexington Center for the Arts: residency, Lexington, NY.
1998  Workspace for Choreographers: residency; Sperryville, VA.
1994-1997, 2000 Harkness Dance Center Space Grant, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY.

Curatorial and Additional Related Projects and Involvement.
2016- present. Director of we live in space residency studio.
2009- present. Founding Director, Show Box L.A. – 501(c)(3) organization.
2018. Curator, Spring Studio at REDCAT
2006-2013.  Co-founder & co-editor, itch Dance Journal.
2005-2012. Curator/Producer, Anatomy Riot performance series.
2007-2011. Director of DANCEbank class series.
2008. Curator/Producer, Dance at the Unknown Theater.
2007- 2012.  Project Coordinator, Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange (CHIME).
2006-2012. Los Angeles Dance Map. A compendium of LA dance activity on Google Maps. 

Work with other Artists.
2018  Performer and rehearsal director for Sylvia Palacios Whitman, Pacific Standard Time Festival, REDCAT, Los Angeles. West coast premiere.
2014  Mike Kelley Bacchanal, with Ann Magnuson, Museum of Contemporary Art.
2013  The Show Must Go On, Jerome Bel. Center for the Art of Performance.
2013 Toast & Jam (The Midnight Show), curator and performer. Art Works Theater.
2013  The Other Thing with Morgan Thorson, New Original Works Festival, REDCAT.
2011  Psych-Out Dada Go-Go Family, Ann Magnuson’s East Village West , Royal/T Gallery.
2006 The Whole video project with Jim Shaw, choreographer Anita Pace.
2004  Day is Done video project with artist Mike Kelley, choreographer Kate Foley.
2003  Undoing, Vicky Shick, The Bessie Awards, NYC; Dance Theater Workshop, NYC; Bratislava in Movement/Physical Dialogues festival, Bratislava, Slovakia; and the Brooklyn Museum, NY.
2000  Still Lives, Vicky Shick, The Kitchen, NYC.
2002  Reverse Psychology, Yoshiko Chuma & Dagdha Dance Co.,  Dublin International Dance Festival, Dublin, Ireland, and Bytom International Festival, Poland
2000  On the Other Ocean  Molissa Fenley, The Kitchen, NYC.
1999  Study for Two, Vicky Shick, Movement Research at Judson Church, NYC.
1999  5 Car Pile-Up  with Yoshiko Chuma, Danspace Silver Series, St. Mark’s Church, NYC.
1999  Hindsight, Vicky Shick, Danspace, St. Mark’s Church, NYC.
1998  Don’t Go Without Your Echo, Susan Rethorst & Dancers, The Kitchen, NYC.

 

Bibliography, Notable mentions.
2016  Artforum: Best of 2016 – The Year in Performance, Andy Campbell.
2016  Artforum: Time and Time Again, Cat Kron.
2016  CRAVE Culture: New Faithful Disco is Mighty Real.
2016  Fjord Review: Disco Odyssey: Victoria Looseleaf.
2016  Los Angeles Times: Wolfe and dancers groove through a wild night out: Christina Campdonico.
2014  Another Righteous Transfer, exploring performance in the LA art scene: Carol Cheh.
2013   ArtsJournal.org, Dancers in the Architecture, Jean Lenihan.
2012   Los Angeles Times: Faces to Watch in 2012: Dance, Laura Bleiberg.
2011  Los Angeles Times/ The Misread City, Scott Timberg.
2011  LA Weekly, Style Council, Laura Bleiberg.
2010  Critical Correspondence, watch her (not know it now), Clarinda MacLow.
2010  National Arts Journalism Project, Fostering a Dance Community, Laura Bleiberg.
2008  Los Angeles Times, From Transplant to LA’s Heart and Soul, Susan Josephs.

Workshops/Master Classes.
2013  Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA.
2012  Dance Center of Columbia College, Chicago, IL.
2010  Texas Dance Improvisation Festival, Houston, TX.
2008  California Institute for the Arts, Valencia, CA.
2005  UCLA World Arts & Cultures/Dance. Los Angeles, CA.
2004  Compagnie Christiane Blaise, Grenoble, France; Turku Polytechnic, Turku, Finland; UCLA World Arts & Cultures/Dance.
2003  Co-op L’Artere, Complexe Meduse, Quebec, Canada; Hunter College Dance Department, NYC; S.U.N.Y. Purchase Dance Department, Purchase, NY.
2002  Tangente, Montreal, Canada.
2001  Festival Alas de la Danza, Quito, Ecuador.

Show Box L.A. – Curation & Production, Visiting Artists
2018  Encaje by Judith Sanchez Ruiz (Berlin), with Laurel Jenkins. We live in space.
2014  Bronx Gothic by Okwui Okpokwasili (New York). Highland Park Ebell Club.
2013  PURO DESEO by luciana achugar (New York). Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles.
2013  Fountain by Jeremy Wade (Berlin). Foxfairy Studio Loft.
2012  Hybrid 2 by Sara Shelton Mann (San Francisco). Live Arts Los Angeles.
2011 
Swap/Meet. A shared program of works by Margit Galanter and Abby Crain (Oakland).
2011  Heavens What Have I Done by Miguel Gutierrez (New York). Palm Court at Alexandria Hotel.
2009  Demolition Boy by Karen Sherman (Minneapolis). Highways Performance Space.
2008  837 Venice Boulevard by Faye Driscoll (New York). The Unknown Theater.
2008  AVATAR by Sam Kim (New York). The Unknown Theater.

Curation & Production, Los Angeles Artists
2017  You’re W.O.W.(Working on What)?! Mixed-bill, works-in-progress. We live in space.
MASS by Milka Djordjevich and Chris Peck. Bootleg Theater
2015  You’re W.O.W.(Working on What)?! Mixed-bill, works-in-progress. Highland Park Ebell Club.
2015  Edenic Idyllic by Gregory Barnett, ArtWorks Theater & Performing Arts Incubator.
2013, 14  Live Arts Exchange Festival, Bootleg Theater. Dance programming for LAPP festival.
2013  Toast & Jam (The Midnight Show). Art Works Theatre,
2008  Shared programs of fully-produced works. The Unknown Theater.
2008  Vaudeville Night @ The Velaslavasay Panorama Co-producer. California Community Foundation fellowship recipients; curated by Rita Gonzalez and Kris Kuramitsu.
2005-2012.  Anatomy Riot A low-tech, monthly, roving performance series. Presented short works by 250+ local and visiting artists, in bars, small theaters, studio lofts, warehouses and ballrooms. 

Grants Panels.
Center for Cultural Innovation
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Santa Monica Department of Cultural Affairs

Writing.
2006-13. itch Dance Journal. Co-founder/co-editor, with taisha paggett, Rae Shao-Lan, and Sara Wolf.

Mapping.
2006-2012. Los Angeles Dance Map. Mapping later used by the city’s Community Dance Leaders’ Planning Committee, the Dance Resource Center, and the USC Annenberg Dance Map L.A. project.

Education.
B.F.A. in Dance, State University of New York, Purchase Conservatory, NY.
Movement Research, New York, NY.
Life Energy Institute/Institute for Psycho-Structural Balancing, Los Angeles, CA.