2013 Alumni Space Grants

Jesse Phillips-Fein (alumni dance)

Jesse Phillips-Fein is a dancer, choreographer, educator, and producer of multi-genre shows, examining the intersections of personal experience and political context through the moving body. She grew up in Brooklyn NY, studying dance at BAX and The Dalton School. She earned a B.A. in Dance & Cultural Anthropology from Smith College, a Diploma in Dance Studies from the Laban Centre in London, England, and participated in EMERGENYC at the Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics. Her choreography has been performed at Available Space, BAX, BRICStudio, chashama, DNA, Danspace Project, Dixon Place, The Flea, Greenspace, HERE, Judson Church, Theater for the New City, and the 69th Street Pier. She has received grants from DTW’s Outer/Space program, BAC, LMCC, and the Puffin Foundation. She currently teaches dance to middle & high school students at Brooklyn Friends School, and is pursuing an inter-disciplinary Masters degree at the Gallatin School of NYU.