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Sorry I Missed Your Show: Michelle Boulé

Sorry I Missed Your Show: Michelle Boulé




Gibney (Online)


Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:30pm




Michelle Boulé will present excerpts from 3-4 different works. The leading theme or topic is how her own journey of healing, growth, and self-inquiry has shown up thematically in her work--the subjects she choses to research, the structures she then created, and the ensuing understanding she gained (aka lessons learned). She hopes to present this evening in the context of how dance has been a great teacher and guide for her and to share the growth that it has asked her to undertake, as well as the foundation it has given her to expand her life into new arenas.

About Michelle Boulé

Michelle Boulé is a “Bessie” Award winning dance artist, teacher, life coach, and healer who has spent the past 25 years exploring the relationship between movement, consciousness, human potential, and art. She has received commissions and presentations from Triple Canopy, The Chocolate Factory, Met Breuer (with Okkyung Lee), Danspace Project, River to River, American Realness, ISSUE Project Room, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Mount Tremper Arts Festival, The Kitchen, Laiks Dejot, and Links Hall. She worked as a collaborative performer with Bebe Miller, John Jasperse, Deborah Hay, Aine Stapleton, and Miguel Gutierrez (2001-15), amongst others. Awards received include a NYFA Choreography Fellowship, Distinguished Legacy Award (University of Illinois), New Music USA Grant, Boekelheide Creativity Award, Jerome Travel & Study Grant, FCA Emergency Grants, and residencies from Baryshnikov Arts Center, PICA Creative Exchange Lab, Summer Stages Dance @The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, MacDowell, Yaddo, Bemis, Movement Research, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Extended Life Program. Boulé has taught at universities and institutions throughout North and South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Since 2008 she has maintained a coaching+healing practice, offering workshops online as well as 1:1 coaching. For more info, go to michelleboule.com.

A screening and discussion series, Sorry I Missed Your Show highlights dance works from the recent past to explore their relationship to the dance canon and contemporary practice.


Above photo credit: Ian Douglas
Event preview photo credit: Jim Coleman

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