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 ancestral lands of the Karankawa and Atapake people, now known as Houston, TX. An interdisciplinary artist, director, choreographer, organizer, teaching artist, and a 2017 Bessie award winning performer with Skeleton Architecture, they have crafted and shared collaborative dance theater performances rooted in identity, memory, and the facilitation of creative space for feelings and fantasy. They are currently a company member with Urban Bush Women and a 2019 Jerome Foundation Jerome Hill Fellow.

Jasmine has creatively collaborated with multidisciplinary artists, Solange Knowles, Alisha B. Wormsley, Vanessa German, Ayanah Moor, Staycee Pearl, Holly Bass, slowdanger, BANDPortier, and Jennifer Nagle Myers, which have produced solo and collective dance choreography or performances at the Guggenheim Museum, The Getty Center, Venice Biennale 2019, the Ford Foundation, New York Live Arts, and the Houston Arts Alliance. Their commitment to dance is an expansive practice that includes performance, collaboration, sound, and garmentry.

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, Samantha Spies, Chanon Judson, 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.

Past Classes & Events

[Virtual] mapping pleasure in my/your body

June 01, 2021
class

[Virtual] mapping pleasure in my/your body

Tue, May 4 – May 11, 2021
class

[Virtual] Morning Class

Mon, Nov 2 – Nov 23, 2020
class

[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