Maura Donohue

Maura Nguyen Donohue has been making experimental performance works in NYC for 20 years. Her work has been produced by Dance Theater Workshop (now New York Live Arts), Roulette, Danspace Project, Performance Space 122, La Mama, The Asia Society, Mulberry St. Theater, the West End Theater, and has toured across the US and to Europe and Asia. She is an Associate Prof of Dance at Hunter College/CUNY and faculty fellow for the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. As a member of La Mama's Great Jones Rep since 1997, she has toured across Europe and Asia. From '99-04, as artistic advisor for DTW’s Mekong Project, she facilitated residencies in the US and SE Asia. Her essay "Ambivalent Selves: The Asian Female Body in American Concert Dance" was published in Contemporary Directions in Asian American Dance and she writes for Culturebot. Prior to serving on MR's Board, she served on its Artist Advisory Council. She also serves on the Bessies Committee and collaborates with Perry Yung on the ongoing durational performance of parenting 2 (slightly) smaller humans.