Nancy Allison - 92Y, New York

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Nancy Allison is a New York-based performer, choreographer, filmmaker, book editor and educator. She has danced in ballet companies, theater productions and on the concert stage. Her choreography has been presented by the Athens Festival in Greece, House of Composers in Russia and Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors Festival among others. Her award-winning films have screened at festivals throughout the world including the Venice Film Festival (2017), International Festival of Films on Art in Montréal (2016) and Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Dance on Camera Festival (2015). She is the executive producer and featured dancer of the three volume video archive Dance and Myth: The World of Jean Erdman (1993) and has staged Erdman’s classic modern dance repertory throughout the US. In addition to extensive training in classical, world and modern dance techniques Allison is certified in Laban Movement Analysis and ISHTA Yoga. She has taught on faculty at NYU, Laban-Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (LIMS/NY), SUNY Purchase, Lincoln Center Institute and as a guest artist at universities and institutes throughout the US and abroad including, C’a Foscari (the University of Venice), Centro Teatrale di Ricerca Venezia, Laboratorio Danza Contemporanea di Laura Boato and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. She is the editor of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Body-Mind Disciplines (Rosen Publishing 1999) and The Ecstasy of Being: Mythology and Dance (New World Library 2017).