2 / Ways of Seeing: Improvisation & Performance
In the frame of Winter Tanz 2014/15
Kirstie Simson (UK) has been a continuous explosion in the contemporary dance scene, bringing audiences into contact with the vitality of pure creation in moment after moment of virtuoso improvisation. Called ‘a force of nature‘ by the New York Times, she is an award-winning dancer and teacher who has “immeasurably enriched and expanded the boundaries of New Dance“ according to Time Out Magazine, London. Kirstie is renowned today as an excellent teacher, a captivating performer and a leading light in the field of Dance Improvisation. After thirteen years working as a professor of dance at the University of Illinois, in May 2020 Kirstie will return to her home in Wales from where she will continue sharing her work, teaching and performing throughout the world.