Tara Aisha Willis



Brooklyn, NY

Cast, Stage, Author



Tara Aisha Willis currently performs in a collaboration between Will Rawls and Claudia Rankine, and recently in works by Ivy Baldwin, Kim Brandt, and Anna Sperber, and in The Skeleton Architecture in Danspace Project’s 2017 Platform: Lost & Found. After serving as Movement Research’s Program Advisor, where she coordinated equity and inclusion initiatives, she recently joined the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago as Associate Curator of Performance. A PhD candidate in Performance Studies at NYU and Women & Performance’s performance reviews editor, she’s been TDR’s co-managing editor, and co-edited an issue of The Black Scholar with Thomas F. DeFrantz. Her choreography has shown at MR @ Judson, BAX, Roulette, Dixon Place, The Painting Center, AUNTS, the CURRENT SESSIONS, CPR (2016 Chez Bushwick AIR), and DraftWork.

Yanira Castro Anna Azrieli Kyle Bukhari Kathy Couch Simon Courchel Leslie Cuyjet Lillie De devynn emory Miodrag Guberinic John Hoobyar Iréne Hultman Reilly Horan Shayla-Vie Jenkins Susan Mar Landau Luke Miller Stephan Moore Heather Olson Peter Richards Peter B. Schmitz Tara Sheena Sai Somboon David Thomson Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste Pamela Vail Tara Aisha Willis Darrin Wright Julie Wyman
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