Dance Guest Artists
Vicky Shick has been involved with the New York dance community for over three decades as performer, choreographer, and teacher. During her years with the Trisha Brown Company (1980-1986), she received “Bessie” Award for performance. Shick teaches, creates dances, and stages Trisha Brown’s work in festival and at universities in the United States and Europe, including her hometown of Budapest. She has also worked with many other performers and choreographers, including Yoshiko Chuma , Risa Jaroslow, Eva Karczag, Lisa Kraus, Stephen Petronio, Wendy Perron, Susan Rethorst, Sara Rudner and more recently with Jon Kinzel, Juliette Mapp, and Jodi Melnick. With artist Barbara Kilpatrick and sound designer Elise Kermani, she has created seven evening-length pieces. In 2003 they were awarded a “Bessie” for choreographic collaborations. In New York City, Shick teaches at Hunter College, for the Trisha Brown Company, and at Movement Research. She is a 2006 grant recipient from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and a 2008-2009 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow.