Leralee Whittle is a dance and video artist working in the US, Canada and Europe. She performs often with Paul Sprawl and is currently evolving a performance titled J ((())) Y with various iterations in venues 2017-18. She teaches instant composition, embodiment practices and contact improvisation as a guest teacher at such venues as Wayne State University, FLOCK, Portland, OR, Counterpulse, San Francisco, Sudstern Jam, Berlin, The Cowels Center, Minneapolis. She collaborated with Nita Little in the performance and research of compositional improvisation 1995-2005 and performed choreography with Anouk van Dijk, Tandy Beal and Scott Wells.
Her work’s been presented internationally in festivals: Dinamiche Scomposte/Teatro di Limonae, Italy, Twin Cities Film Festival, Twin Cities/Montreal Choreographer Exchangeand venues- PWNW, Portland, La Esquina Gallery, Kansas City, Southern Theater, Minneapolis, Starlight Theatre, Terlingua, TX, Urban Culture Project, KC, MO, The 418 Project, Santa Cruz, Ca and Aria, Barcelona. Leralee Whittle is a recipient of Project Space Residency, Counterpulse, SF (2017) and a grant from PLRAC, MN (2017), Theatre Bay Area, San Francisco, CA, Charlotte Street Foundation and Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO and Puffin Foundation, New Jersey.