(Ellsworth, Michelle - 2016) -- Fellowship
Award or Honor Receipt
A CU faculty member since 2000, Professor Ellsworth is unique among the dance faculty for teaching dance, theatre and interdisciplinary courses that combine dance and theatre with science, music and film. She uses dance, video, text, performance art, sculptures and the web to explore topics ranging from pharmaceutical art to experimental surveillance. Her work has been com- missioned by the National Performance Network, Diverseworks, Dance Theater Workshop, On The Boards and Danspace Project, and she has received three National Performance Network Creation Fund commissions. Ellsworth was featured in the New York Times article “Best of Dance 2015” under the heading “Dances with Gadgets.” During the term of her Guggenheim Fellowship she has been at work on a piece entitled “Post Verbal Social Network,” a live performance work that investigates what a physically productive, non-language-based, nonmediated, preindustrial, 3D dance/communication looks and feels like.