Photo by Rob Li

Anito Gavino/ Malayaworks

Anito Gavino is a Filipinx movement artist, researcher, writer, cultural worker, and director of her multidisciplinary company Ani/MalayaWorks, a mother/daughter collaborative. She started the company after giving birth to her daughter Malaya, now 14, to teach her about ancestral pride and legacy, using dance as a storytelling mode to explore ancestral memories, spiritual journeys, community-based healing practices, and decolonial art activism. Gavino is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Muhlenberg College. She is also a recipient of the 2021 Leeway Transformation Award and Career Transition for Dancers, a grant awardee of the MAPfund, National Performance Network, Leeway Art for Social Change, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and more.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Past Classes & Events

[Virtual] Studies Project: DECOLONIAL emBODYments (1)

November 29, 2022

Movement Research at the Judson Church

January 31, 2022

[Postponed] Movement Research at the Judson Church

March 16, 2020