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Joanna Kotze

Joanna Kotze is a Bessie-award winning dancer and choreographer. Her work has received funding from the Jerome, Mertz-Gilmore, and Harkness Foundations, New Music USA, NYFA BUILD, Brooklyn Arts Council, Yellowhouse, and FCA Emergency Grant. Her choreography has been presented at the Wexner, Velocity, NAC Ottawa, The Yard, Bates, Opera House Arts, New York Live Arts, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Danspace Project, ADI, Bard, Jacob’s Pillow, DNA, Movement Research, 92nd Street Y, and others. She has been supported by residencies throughout the US and Europe. She is currently working on an evening-length work, ‘lectric Eye, and a related film project, Nothing’s changed except for everything, which are both being supported by creative residencies at the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) and Dance Place. You can also go HERE to see more about her latest digital project LONG DISTANCE DANCE DIALOGUES, a monthly verbal and movement exchange with dancers from around the world. Joanna danced with Wally Cardona from 2000-2010&2018 and currently dances with Kimberly Bartosik (2009-present). She has also danced for Kota Yamazaki, Stacy Spence, Sam Kim, Netta Yerushalmy and others. Joanna has taught at Gibney Dance, NYU’s Tisch, The New School, Barnard, Purchase, LIU, Southern Utah University, Miami University (OH), Salt Dance Fest, and ADF. She is originally from South Africa and has a BA in Architecture. www.joannakotze.com

Upcoming Classes & Events


Past Classes & Events

[Virtual] Morning Technique Laboratory

Tue, Mar 30 – Apr 27, 2021
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[Cancelled] Morning Class

Tue & Thu, Mar 17 – Mar 19, 2020
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Movement Research at the Judson Church

January 20, 2020
performance

[SUB] Klein Technique™/Stretch and Placement

January 16, 2020
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[SUB] Klein Technique™/Stretch and Placement

October 08, 2019
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Morning Class

September 24, 2019
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Morning Class

Mon & Fri, Sep 13 – Sep 20, 2019
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[SUB] Klein™/Barre: Klein Technique™ as related to dance

April 19, 2019
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[email protected] – Morning Class

January 23, 2019
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Klein Technique™/Stretch and Placement

October 18, 2018
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Morning Class

Fri, Sep 7 – Sep 21, 2018
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Klein Technique™/Stretch and Placement

Tue & Thu, Jun 19 – Jun 28, 2018
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Morning Class

Mon & Fri, Jun 18 – Jun 29, 2018
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Morning Class

Mon, Wed & Fri, Sep 18 – Sep 29, 2017
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Technique Laboratory

Jan 16 – Jan 20, 2017
melt

Morning Class

Mon, Wed & Fri, Nov 16 – Nov 21, 2016
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Klein Technique™

September 29, 2016
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Klein Technique™

September 27, 2016
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Morning Class

Mon, Wed & Fri, Jul 18 – Jul 22, 2016
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