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Gerald Casel

Associate Chair, Theater Arts Department
Associate Professor, Theater Arts
Modern dance technique, somatics, choreography, improvisation, meditation and ideokinesis, neuromuscular re-patterning for the dancer
Education and Training: 
BFA, The Juilliard School, New York, NY
MFA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Om Yoga Center, New York, NY
Shambhala Meditation Center, New York, NY
Selected Performances: 

Taglish, Ten Artists Respond to Trisha Brown’s Locus, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Splinters in Our Ankles, ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA

Visiter, Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco, CA

Fluster and Plot, Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, New York, NY

Save The Robots!, Dance New Amsterdam. New York, NY

Border, Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out, Becket, MA

Selected Presentations: 

Rethinking Dance Curricula in Higher Education in the 21st Century (2017), National Dance Education Organization, San Antonio, TX

Guest Artist (2017), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Choreography as a Colonizing Force (2016), National Dance Education Organization, Washington, DC

Splinters in Our Ankles (2015), World Dance Alliance and Asia Pacific Dance Festival, Honolulu, HI


Teaching Interests: 

Modern dance technique, Somatics, Choreography, Improvisation, Neuromuscular re-patterning for the dancer

Honors and Awards: 

The Hellman Fellowship 

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Fellowship

ODC Theater Resident Artist

CHIME at 10 in the Bay Area

New York Dance and Performance Award “Bessie"

Dance New Work Award, UW-Milwaukee

David Payne-Carter Award for Teaching Excellence, NYU

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