Tara Aisha Willis



Brooklyn, NY

Cast, Stage, Author



Tara Aisha Willis recently danced for Kim Brandt, Megan Byrne, and Anna Sperber. Her choreography has been shown at Movement Research at Judson Church, BAX, Roulette, THROW, Dixon Place, The Painting Center, AUNTS, the CURRENT SESSIONS, and CPR. She was a 2009 Dance Theater Workshop Van Lier Fellow and a 2016 Chez Bushwick Artist in Residence. As Movement Research’s Program Advisor, she coordinates their diversity initiatives, and programs the Studies Project discursive series. A PhD candidate in Performance Studies, NYU, where she writes about black experimentation in dance, Tara co-edited an issue of The Black Scholar with Thomas F. DeFrantz; her writing appears in Women & Performance, where she is also an Editorial Board Member, as well as TDR, Movement Research Performance Journal, The Brooklyn Rail, and Magazin im August.

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