Leralee Whittle is a dancer, performer, choreographer, video artist and teacher. Her work’s experienced in theaters, galleries, dance studios, living rooms, unique spaces and public sites.

She collaborated with Paul Sprawl from 2005 -19 and with Nita Little in research and instant composition 1995-2005. She’s performed for c Anouk van Dijk, Tandy Beal, Regina DeCosse and Scott Wells.

Whittle’s choreography, performance and video have been presented at Dinamiche Scomposte, Italy, Twin Cities Film Festival, Twin Cities/Montreal Choreographer Exchange, PWNW, Portland, La Esquina Gallery, Kansas City, CAPSULE, KCMO, Southern Theater, Minneapolis, UCP, KCMO, and Aria, Barcelona. She is the recipient of a public art place making commission in MN (2018), a video and performance installation commission by Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City (2018), Project Space Residency, Counterpulse, SF (2017) and grants from PLRAC, MN (2017), KU Spencer Museum, Lawrence, KS (2011) and Puffin, NJ (2011) Theatre Bay Area, San Francisco, CA (2009).

She’s been a guest teacher at Wayne State University, Performance Works NW and FLOCK, Portland, OR, Counterpulse, San Francisco, Sudstern Jam, Berlin and The Cowels Center, Minneapolis.

She’s co-founder and co-builder of GLINT off-grid art res in Big Bend where dance, music, video, writing are produced and in-process.


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