Myrna Renaud

(1954, New York)

Dancer, choreographer, teacher, designer, producer, and mentor. Has worked 46 years in contemporary, experimental and Afro-Caribbean dance; site-specific performance/installation, postdramatic theater, screendance, and expressive therapies.

Known for her storefront window dance installations which she has designed, performed and produced in Houston, San Antonio, Santurce, Hato Rey, Puerto Nuevo, London, Mainz, Barcelona, Miami and Lisbon.

In 2008, Renaud received an award from the Fundación del Colegio de Arquitectos y Arquitectos Paisajistas de Puerto Rico for the creation, production, performance and documentation of Cuestión de 7 - Gira de artevivo Santurcina, a site-specific interdisciplinary piece honoring the history, architecture, public art and communities of seven inner city landmarks in Santurce, Puerto Rico.

Highlights 2022:

Anonymous Drawings / Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin.

Movimiento, consciencia, danza / Qi-Gong y Creacion sitio-específica / Renaudspectiva: Estreno mundial de 2019,videodanzadoc / Vueltabajo Teatro, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.

Renaud lives in Lisbon, Portugal.

[Image description: a photo of Myrna dancing in a black dress. She is standing with her legs crossed in profile to the camera. Her head is turned towards the camera. One arm rest across her abdomen while the other reaches towards the camera. He back in a slight back bend. Behind her large windows show another building. Photo courtesy of the artist.]