Photo by Jeni Dahmus Farah

Wendy Perron

WENDY PERRON was a member of the Trisha Brown Company from 1975 to ’78. She choreographed more than 40 works for her own group from the ’70s to the ’90s. She has taught at Bennington, Princeton, SUNY Purchase, NYU, and at the Trisha Brown studio. In the early ’90s she was associate director of Jacob’s Pillow, for which she organized the International Improvisation Workshop. In 2011 she was the first dance artist to be inducted into the New York Foundation for the Arts’ Hall of Fame. In addition to Dance Magazine, where she was editor in chief from 2004 to 2013, she has written for The New York Times, Contact Quarterly, the Village Voice and publications in Europe and China. Some of her writings are collected in Through the Eyes of a Dancer (2013). Her acclaimed book, The Grand Union: Accidental Anarchists of Downtown Dance, 1970–1976, was published last fall. She currently teaches dance history at Juilliard and performs with Yoshiko Chuma and the School of Hard Knocks.


Trisha Brown Dance Company Class Rotating Faculty

Past Classes & Events

[In-person] Trisha Brown Dance Company

Wed, Apr 6 – Jun 16, 2022

[In-person] Trisha Brown Dance Company with Wendy Perron

Wed, Oct 27 – Nov 4, 2021