Photo by Hayim Herron
Image Description:Jasmine, a black femme with brown skin and shaved head, looks straightforward.

Jasmine Hearn

Jasmine Hearn is from the land of the Karankawa and Atapake people, now known as Houston, TX. A curator, director, choreographer, organizer, teaching artist, and a 2017 Bessie award winning performer, they are currently a company member with Urban Bush Women and a 2019 Jerome Foundation Jerome Hill Fellow. Jasmine also creatively collaborates with Alisha B. Wormsley, Vanessa German, Holly Bass, Jennifer Nagle Myers, and Solange Knowles.

Jasmine’s creative embodied practice is rooted in social and performative dance and vocal traditions and techniques, Hatha yoga, and a blend of somatic practices, including BodyMindMovement. As a teaching artist and choreographer, they are greatly influenced by teachers and mentors, Claudette Johnson, Byronné J Hearn, Marjani Forté-Saunders, Marlies Yearby, Kathryn Leary, Staycee Pearl, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, jhon r. stronks, Kendra Portier, Barbara Mahler, Pamela Pietro, Sherie van den Wijngaard, Joy KMT, Alisha B. Wormsley, Samita Sinha, Lisa E. Harris, and Pyeng Threadgill. Jasmine has been able to share her solo and collaborative work at New York Live Arts, BAAD!, Danspace Project, The Camargo Foundation, Pillsbury Theater, La MaMa Theater, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, and site specific locations in Pittsburgh, PA, Houston, TX, and Washington DC.

Past Classes & Events

[Virtual] Morning Class

September 18, 2020
class

[Virtual] Morning Class

September 14, 2020
class

[Virtual] MELT – make me a home

Jul 20 – Jul 24, 2020
melt

[Virtual] Morning Class

Tue & Thu, Apr 21 – Apr 23, 2020
class

[Virtual] Morning Class

Tue & Thu, Apr 7 – Apr 9, 2020
class

Movement Research at the Judson Church

March 09, 2020
performance

Morning Class

Mon & Fri, Sep 23 – Sep 27, 2019
class

MELT–listening to pleasure at the boundary

Jul 29 – Aug 2, 2019
melt

Morning Class

Mon & Fri, Mar 25 – Mar 29, 2019
class

[email protected] – Morning Class

January 18, 2019
class

Movement Research at the Judson Church

December 10, 2018
performance

Morning Class

Tue & Thu, Dec 4 – Dec 18, 2018
class

Morning Class

November 26, 2018
class

MELT–fantasy feeling and the erotic

Jul 30 – Aug 3, 2018
melt

Morning Class

April 05, 2018
class

Movement Research at the Judson Church

February 26, 2018
performance

Vertigo

June 03, 2017
event

A Glit Together

Oct 31 – Nov 1, 2016
performance

Movement Research at the Judson Church

September 19, 2016
performance