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Faculty: Amy A. Larimer

LarimerAmy Larimer is a dance/theater artist and teacher. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Connecticut College and received her M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. She was a founding member of Nicholas Leichter Dance and toured internationally with the company for eight years. She has also performed with Clare Byrne, Daniel Clifton, Colin Connor, Aaron Draper, Polina Klimovitskaya, Patricia Nanon and Debra Wanner.  Her own work blends movement, sound and text and draws heavily on improvisation. She is the director of The Raving Jaynes, a group which uses improvisational structures from dance and comedy to create fully improvised works of dance/theater.  Her work has been presented at a variety of venues including The 92nd Street Y, Caroline's Comedy Club, Dixon Place, The Flynn Center, Gotham Comedy Club, DTW, HERE, Joe’s Pub, The Joyce Soho, The Kaufman Theater, The Nuyorican Poets Café, P.S. 122, The Rhinebeck Performing Arts Center, Triskelion Arts, The Westbank Theater and The West End Theater. She is also a certified yoga teacher.

Performances and Choreography:

Larimer, Amy. (2010-2011) “The Raving Jaynes” (Improvised Dance/Theater),  New York, NY: Joe’s Pub, New York, NY: The Tank, Brooklyn, NY: Triskelion Arts Comedy in Dance Festival, Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Built on Stilts Festival

Larimer, Amy. (2010) “Under.” (Solo Dance), New York, NY: Dixon Place

Larimer, Amy. (2010). “Sketch.” (Solo Dance), Brooklyn, NY: Triskelion Arts Comedy in Dance Festival

Larimer, Amy.  (2009). “Swim.” (Solo Dance) New York, NY: 92nd Street Y, New York, NY: Joe’s Pub, New York, NY: Dance Theater Workshop.

Larimer, Amy. (2008). “S-Girl.” (Solo Dance) New York, NY: Dance Theater Workshop, Milwaukee, WI: Mainstage Theater University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

Larimer, Amy. (2007). “Delicately Hinged.” (Concert in Collaboration with Debra Wanner) New York, NY: The West End Theater


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