WHITEY is a dance-based multi-media video with painterly new media graphics that entertain concepts of space and embodiment (with rituals “to decolonize”) in white contemporary dance. The noble […]
About | Leralee Whittle / F O R C E S
Leralee Whittle is a choreographer, performer and self-taught video artist. Her compositions are informed by her body of work on generative dance methods: textural threading technique (TTT), dancing with forces and deep embodiment (DE). Her work evolves out of performance engagement with the public, on-site dance, collaborations with musician/composer Paul Sprawl and her extensive past in the San Francisco Bay Area where she choreographed and worked with Nita Little, Anouk van Dijk, Tandy Beal and Plan B improvisation group while training in modern dance, dance theater, post modern dance, Senegalese dance and dance improvisation, Her work’s been presented at internationally at Dinamiche Scomposte Festival, Italy, Aria, Spain, The Montreal / Twin Cities Choreographic Exchange, Minneapolis and La Esquina, Kansas City and PWNW, Portland. She’s been a recipient of grants from Charlotte Street Foundation, Spencer Art Museum, Theatre Bay Area, Puffin Foundation and Cultural Council Santa Cruz.