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Powerful People – Hilary Clark Mar 6, 2014

by Erin

Hilary Clark, based in New York, is a dancer and collaborator performing in pivotal experimental dance and theater based work, touring nationally and internationally. She has been involved in curating, teaching, making and discussing dance and the dancer and recently was invited to attend the conference “Dancer as Agent” in Stockholm, Sweden at DOCH. She currently is performing in the work of luciana achugar with whom she has worked since 2005, Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People (And lose the name of action), Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company (UNTITLED FEMINIST SHOW), and with Luke George (Not About Face). She danced with Tere O’Connor (2004-2011) and has also performed in works by Jon Kinzel, Larissa Velez-Jackson with whom she shared 10 years of a shared performance practice. Clark was honored with a 2008 New York Dance and Performance Award, a Bessie, for her body of work as a performer with Tere O’Connor, Fiona Marcotty, and luciana achugar. Her own work has been shown at Danspace Project, Dance Theater Workshop, CATCH, AUNTS, The Kitchen, the Painted Bride in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Art Space in Hartford, Connecticut. Recent awards: An alumnus of University of the Arts, 98’ Dance, was honored with the Silver Star Alumni Award in 2012. As a teacher she has taught at ClassClassClass (NYC), Movement Research (NYC), as guest artist at various colleges and Chunky Move (Melbourne, Australia).

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