photo by Maria Baranova-Suzuki

Alicia ayo Ohs

Alicia ayo Ohs is a dance maker and community builder who has taught yoga, dance, and leadership development for over 10 years, working with youth in public schools, prison, continuation high school, and through substance-use programs. She has collectively organized a CSA farm, and developed health and wellness strategies in non-profits and activist communities. With Movement Research, she has taught in the Dance Makers program, co-curated the 2014 Spring Festival fallow time, and is a founding member and facilitator with the Artists of Color Council.

As a choreographer, she has presented work at BAX, Dixon Place, Movement Research at Judson Memorial Church, CATCH, and DanceSpace Center and throughout San Francisco, where her work was described as “feisty, clever and poignant” by the SF Bay Guardian. ayo is currently collaborating and performing with Andrew Schneider and is an original cast member in Faye Driscoll’s Thank You For Coming: Attendance and Play. She has been honored to dance with Sally Silvers, Andrea Geyer and niv acosta, Lily Gold, Sondra Loring, Roseanne Spradlin, Laura Arrington, and others.

She is a graduate of Tisch School of the Arts, Experimental Theatre Wing and lives in Brooklyn, NY with her pit-bull mix.

Past Classes & Events

Diversity and Accountability: A conversation with the MR Artists of Color Council

November 02, 2016