Amy O’Neal

April 23rd, 2012

Amy O’Neal will teaching for te Modern Guest Artists aat Dance New Amsterdam Amy O’Neal is a performer, choreographer, teacher and the co-director (along with Zeke Keeble) of locust (music/dance/video company) based in Seattle. Amy teaches contemporary dance technique and funk regularly at Velocity Dance Center in Seattle and has taught and/or conducted residencies at the University of Washington, University of Idaho, Idaho State University, Texas Woman’s University, University of Oregon, Lane Community College (Eugene, OR), Northwest Vista College (San Antonio, TX), and Cornish College of the Arts (Seattle, WA). Her work has been commissioned by Spectrum Dance Theater, Cornish Dance Theater, Moving Current in Tampa, FL, and Seattle Theatre Group (collaborating with Sonia Dawkins and Savion Glover). As a performer, she worked with the Pat Graney Co. for 3 years, was a 6-year member of Scott/Powell Performance, and performed in Mark Haim’s acclaimed Goldberg Variations. Amy also frequently collaborates with musician/comedian, Reggie Watts and will be performing in his new show Disinformation at the Under the Radar Festival in NYC this January. For locust, Amy has received funding from the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, the international DanceWEB scholarship, the Mary Levine Fund, Artist Trust , 4 Culture, the Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation, the National Dance Project, the National Performance Network, and the Creative Capital
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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6 Responses

  1. ReelCutter says:

    So? awesome. Thank-you.

  2. hopesicle says:

    Whose music? is used in this piece?

  3. ivetastedblood says:

    she looks winded. and her upper body strength looks bad. she’s just spazing this isnt new or? anything forward tracking.

  4. paullaurey says:

    Beautiful dancing Amy. ? You’ve been one of my dance heroes since 2002. Fluid power.

  5. iluvrrobin says:

    Last time I saw anything remotely close to the movements that she is making the individual started to spasm, foam at the mouth, and was hurriedly taken to a hospital. I’m pretty sure it was? a seizure, watching her seizure would be more entertaining, interesting, alluring…pick your descriptor.

  6. clubmix666 says:

    I just embarrassed myself and scared my dog screaming at this dance. I love? it. So hard core I could vomit.

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