Michelle Ellsworth

April 2019 Apr 4, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019

On the Boards

On the Boards is thrilled to present a weekend of site-specific choreography by Michelle Ellsworth. Follow these links to find out more about each event and purchase your tickets: 

Artist Talk by Michelle Ellsworth (Apr 3) → 
The Rehearsal Artist (Apr 4 - 6) →
Post-Verbal Social Network (Apr 4 - 6) →

Attend All Three Events with The Full Michelle
A special package deal, Full Michelle tickets offer exclusive access to all three events. $150 each. 
Each $150 ticket includes:

  • A reservation to the performance of your choice, with priority access to all available time-slots
  • A ticket to Michelle's lecture at On the Boards, April 3, 2019
  • Access to Post Verbal Social Network during open hours

Buy the Full Michelle →
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About the Artist
Michelle Ellsworth is currently a Professor of Dance at the University of Colorado Boulder. Among Michelle Ellsworth’s honors are a Guggenheim Fellowship (2016), Doris Duke Impact Award (2015), NEFA National Dance Project Grants (2014, 2017), a Creative Capital Fellowship (2013), and a USA Artists Knight Fellowship in Dance (2012). She has received three National Performance Network Creation Fund Commissions (2004, 2007, and 2016). Recent performing highlights include presenting at American Realness (2015, 2018), Bard’s Fisher Center (2017), Noorderzon Festival (Netherlands 2016), Made in the U.S.A. Festival (Greece 2016), On The Boards (2004, 2005, 2012, 2015), The Chocolate Factory (2015), The Fusebox Festival (2013 and 2015), and Brown University (2011, 2015).

Photo: Michelle Ellsworth in "The Rehearsal Artist." Image by Juliete Cervantes


The Rehearsal Artist was made possible by support from The MAP Fund, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Boulder County Arts Alliance. The Rehearsal Artist is also a National Performance Network Creation Fund co-commissioned by Performance Space NY, The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, On the Boards, Women and Their Work, and University of Colorado Boulder. The development of The Rehearsal Artist was made possible by the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography at Florida State University, as well as the Center for Humanities in the Arts and IRISS Project Society research funding at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Post-Verbal Social Network was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Post-Verbal Social Network is also supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Headlands Center for the Arts Residency program, and the Boulder County Arts Alliance.

Donuts provided by Good Day Donuts.