Elisabeth Motley

Elisabeth Motley (she/her) is a neurodivergent and mad, disabled choreographer, scholar, and teacher based in Brooklyn, NY. Motley was a 2019-2021 MR Artist in Residence, recipient of the 2018-2019 Fulbright US-UK Scholar Award, and a 2021/22 NYSCA choreography commission grant. She is working towards a practice-as-research Ph.D. focusing on choreography and disability at University of Roehampton, UK. Motley collaborates with Kayla Hamilton on Crip Movement Lab and is an Associate Professor of Dance at Marymount Manhattan College.

[Image Description: elisabeth, cast in a neon green light, is twisted over the edge of a large wooden triangle. Pressing their cheek, forearms, breasts into asphalt – their feet and legs twist upward and behind them. elisabeth is wedged, surrounded by the topography of other large wooden triangles and rhizomes. Photo by Iki Nakagawa.]

Upcoming Classes & Events


Past Classes & Events

[Virtual] Crip Movement Lab

Jan 9 – Jan 12, 2023
melt

[In-Person] Open Performance: Deborah Black, Jenna Beardsley, Maria Jose Contreras

May 24, 2022
class

[In-person] Open Performance: Moss Lovejoy, Philip Foster, Bella Stenvall

May 17, 2022
performance

[Hybrid] Crip Movement Lab

, 2022
workshop

Movement Research at the Judson Church

December 09, 2019
performance