SpringboardX Pop-Up Series: Dana Pajarillaga

Apr. 23, 12:00 pm2:00 pm



home in body

Showing up for ourselves by finding a home in our body and exploring movement as a form of self-care. Improvisation and Q+A.

About Dana Pajarillaga

Dana Pajarillaga is a queer, Filipina-American dance artist living in Berlin. She is a contemporary demi-soloist at Staatsballett Berlin and a BFA Graduate of The Juilliard School. She has performed the works of Sharon Eyal, Jefta van Dinther, Victor Quijada, Emanuel Gat, Merce Cunningham, Nacho Duato, Jerome Robbins, and Christoph Winkler; in Montreal, New York, Toronto, and Berlin. As a choreographer and teacher, her movement practice deals with unpacking emotional history in the body.

About SpringboardX Pop-Up Series

Slip into the universes of seven unique artists who are navigating and transforming the fabric of our field. The series of 2-hour pop-up workshops offer an opportunity to broaden your perspective through physical exploration and open dialogue.

Held virtually, each 2-hour pop-up will include a warm-up, repertoire or exploration, and a meet-the-artist talk. Springboard Artistic Director Alexandra Wells and members of the creative core team are excited to observe the workshops.

Explore the list of artists for the Spring Pop-Up Series:
SBX Pop-Up artists: Jermaine Spivey, Peter Chu, Spenser Theberge, Roger Van der Poel, Johannes Wieland, Lea Ved, Dana Pajarillaga.

About Gibney’s Training Program

Through the cultivation of an inclusive and positive space, our offerings make space for exploration, risk-taking, personal and artistic growth, connection, and fun. It is our priority to listen to and support our community and to empower the future leaders of the field. Learn more

Gibney encourages people with disabilities to attend online classes, and we welcome the opportunity to make this event more accessible. Live captioning through Otter Transcription is available for all online classes by request. If you have any questions or access needs, please email us at classes@gibneydance.org or call us at 212-677-8560 (voice only) 24 hours in advance of the class you plan to attend.

Photo by Nina Merkusheva.