Julie Mayo is a choreographer and performer based in New York whose work has been called “associative, sometimes absurd,” by The New Yorker. Making dances that foreground performance as content and resist easy description of lived experience Mayo’s work has been presented in New York by Gibney, The Chocolate Factory, The Kitchen (DaP), Movement Research at the Judson Church, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, JACK and Dixon Place and nationally by Highways in Los Angeles, Columbus Dance Theater (OH) and NOHspace and Dance Mission in San Francisco. Julie was a 2017 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence, a 2014-2015 New York Live Arts Fresh Tracks artist, and is the recipient of previous residencies at UCross Foundation, Djerassi, Yaddo, Mount Tremper, Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Julie is also a teacher and has taught at colleges and universities including University of Wisconsin/Madison, Dickinson College, University of Nebraska, Wilson College, Ohio University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Broward Community College and next spring will be an Artist-in-Residence at Whitman College in Walla Walla.
Photo by Ebru Yildiz