Christy Fisher (choreographer)

Christy Fisher draws inspiration from culturally diverse movement forms including Japanese Butoh and Indian Bharatanatyam, often blending elements with contemporary western approaches. She enjoys working collaboratively and in multidisciplinary contexts. Noted collaborators include the Fisher Ensemble; composers Amy Denio and Susie Kozawa; visual artist Kristin Tollefson; and filmmaker Ryan K Adams. Christy has also been fortunate to perform with Haruko Nishimura of the Degenerate Art Ensemble (Seattle) and as a member of Works/Laura Glenn Dance (NYC).

 

Christy's work has been presented on East and West Coasts in such venues as On the Boards, Seattle Art Museum, and CoCA (Seattle) as well as at the Galapagos Art Spaces, Judson Memorial Church and Movement Research in New York. She has received financial support from the Seattle Mayor's Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs (2005, 2006, 2012) and from 4Culture (2012). She has been part of collaborative teams that have received funding King County Site Specific Grants, Bossack-Heilbron Foundation, Wiggly World, and Allied Arts Foundation. Christy holds a B.A. in Choreography from Connecticut College and a C.M.A. from the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies in New York City.

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