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Joanna Kotze

Joanna Kotze received the 2013 “Bessie” Award for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer. Her choreography has been presented at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Wexner Center for the Arts, Baryshnikov Arts Center, American Dance Institute, New York Live Arts, Danspace Project, Bard College, Jacob’s Pillow, DNA, MR at Judson, Roulette, and other venues and galleries. She has created new works on Toronto Dance Theatre, Ririe-Woodbury, Zenon Dance, James Sewell Ballet and Gibney Dance. Joanna has had residencies at Movement Research, Baryshnikov Arts Center, LMCC, New York Live Arts, 92nd Street Y, Jacob’s Pillow, The Camargo Foundation, The Bogliasco Foundation, Milvus Artistic Research Center, The Yard, Marble House Project, Djerassi, and Bennington College. She danced with Wally Cardona from 2000-2010 and again in 2018 and currently dances with Kimberly Bartosik and Kota Yamazaki. 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 from Miami University.

Upcoming Classes & Events


Past Classes & Events

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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Klein™ Technique – for movers of all kinds

October 17, 2017
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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
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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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