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Katie Schermanケイティ・シェーマン

サンフランシスコバレエ、ABT、ヒューストンバレエで学び、15 歳でヒューストンバレエII に入団。
その他に太平洋大学、ユタ大学、ラインズバレエ/ドミニカ大学BFAプログラム、Bodyvox JAGプログラム、Terpsichorean Dance Company でのゲストレジデンス振付家を務める。

Katie Scherman is an artist, choreographer, teacher, and movement researcher currently based in Tokyo, Japan.
She began her training in California at Anaheim Ballet with additional studies at Ballet Pacifica, San Francisco Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and Houston Ballet.
At 15, she joined Houston Ballet II where she was featured in works by Ben Stevenson, George Balanchine, August Bournonville, Stanton Welch, and Brian Enos.
Scherman has performed with Houston Ballet, Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, Washington Ballet, Hubbard Street 2, Zhukov Dance Theatre, Terpsicorps Dance Theatre, Bodyvox, and in numerous festivals and galas around the world.
In 2009, she was honored with a Princess Grace Award in Dance.
Scherman holds a BFA in Dance from LINES Ballet/Dominican University and an MFA in Dance from the University of Oregon.
She was awarded a graduate teaching fellowship at the University of Oregon from 2012-2015 and is the 2015 recipient of the UO Graduate Student Emerging Artist Award. Her research is deeply rooted in the creative process, vulnerability, and collaboration.
Scherman was awarded a 2016 Alembic Artist Residency at Performance Works NW where she premiered her first evening length piece, Complicated Women. Scherman has held guest residencies at University of Utah, Pacific University, LINES Ballet/Dominican University BFA program, and the Bodyvox Junior Artist Generator program.
Her choreography and teaching have been presented throughout the US, including GALA Selection at the 2015 and 2017 American College Dance Conferences.
In Spring 2017, Scherman held a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the School of Dance at the University of Utah where she taught, choreographed, and mentored students. She was a 2017 Guest Artist for Salt Dance Fest, and created a new work "I love you" on SALT Contemporary Dance Company.
In Fall 2017, she was commissioned by Ching Ching Wong, former dancer with NWDP, to create a solo in collaboration with violinist Joe Kye for their 2017-2018 world tour, Migrants. She was selected to present her work, Assez at the Women in Dance Conference at Danspace in NYC in January 2018.
Scherman was awarded a 2017-2018 BodyVox Artist Residency, where she premiered a weekend of shows in March 2018, featuring the premiere of To Have it All.
Her project company, Katie Scherman + Artists, was launched in 2017, as a means for collaboration, movement research, and artistic contribution to communities across the globe.