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Mission and Founder

VISION

Our aim is to re-invigorate relational strengths in humanity through power of Attention via education, performance, video art and community ritual. 

About Leralee Whittle

Embodiment Field  by Leralee Whittle is the culmination of decades in dance, teaching, performance and touring. She trained and held a practice in the San Francisco Bay Area in somatics, dance, performance, and healing for more than a decade before international touring. She also trained in physical theater, Taoist Chi Kung, Process Oriented Psychology, Energy Medicine, Acupressure and Shiatsu. For 12 years she was a lead collaborator with Nita Little in relational field research and performance and a touring performer with musician Paul Sprawl in the North America and Europe.

Leralee Whittle created Somatic-Field Coherence and (un) Threading dance to teach dance and embodiment, internationally. 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.

Her performance and video have been experienced in theaters, galleries, dance studios, living rooms, and as public art, placed in parks and sports facilities. She’s been presented in Dinamiche Scomposte Festival, Italy, Twin Cities Film Festival, Twin Cities/Montreal Choreographer Exchange, PWNW, Portland, La Esquina Gallery, Kansas City, CAPSULE, KCMO, Rosy Simas Danse/ Southern Theater, Minneapolis, UCP, KCMO, and Aria, Barcelona. She is the recipient of a public art commission, 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).

Leralee is co-founder and co-builder of GLINT, a rustic off-grid spot in Big Bend, TX where dance, music, video, writing are produced and in-process.

 

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