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Education

2017: BSN, New York University, NY

2014 : New York City College of Technology, NY

2013: LMT, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, NY

2004: LMT, The National Academy of Massage Therapy and Healing Sciences, PA

2002: BFA, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia

99: Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Choreography and Direction 2002-current

devynnemory/beastproductions, New York, NY

 

Independent Dance Artist 2002-current

Most recently: Yanira Castro, Tere O’Connor, RoseAnne Spradlin, Gerard & Kelly, and Andrea Geyer Previously: Headlong Dance Theater, anonymous bodies, Jerome Bel, White Oak Dance Project, Paule Turner, Faye Driscoll, Daria Fain, Jen Rosenblit, Vanessa Anspaugh, Jules Skloot, Yve Laris Cohen

 

Produced performances

2018: Dance Crush Shake Tent, Judson Church, New York, NY, curated by Movement Research

2017: Building A Buffalo, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, New York, NY, curated by Joseph Hall

2015: Wait for the picture while I wait for the wave, Mount Tremper Arts, Mount Tremper, NY, curated by Movement Research Festival

2016: Park mash, Site Specific Locations, New York, NY, self-production in collaboration with Aretha Aoki and Vanessa Anspaugh

2014: This Room This Braid, The Actors Fund Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Issue Project Room

2013: This Room, AUX gallery, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Marissa Perel

2013: baby/grapefruitbaby/one brown, one crème, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Issue Project Room

2012: This Horse is not a Home, New York Live Arts, New York, NY, curated by Carla Peterson

2012: An improvised collaboration with Aretha Aoki, Movement Research Spring Festival- Push It Real Good, curated by Eleanor Hullihan, Neal Medlyn, Marissa Perel, and Enrico

2010: My Child November, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Marya Warshaw

2010: bent, St. Marks Church, New York, NY, curated by Ishmael Huston-Jones

2009: oldscales, New York Live Arts, New York, NY, curated by FreshTracks panel

2008: HELMET, Susan Hess Choreographers Project, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Susan Hess

2007: BEAST, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

2005: Oh, Aida, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

 

Exhibitions

devynn emory’s Personal Public: On Gender Variance in Performance Art, Napoleon Gallery,

Philadelphia, PA, curated by Liza Coviello

Publications

Marking Time Catalog, Critical Correspondence, Contact Quarterly Journal, Bomb Magazine, Girls Like Us

 

Teaching

“Performing Genders”- New School, NY

Teaching Artist with Movement Research in collaboration with Yvonne Meier, NY

 

Honors/Residencies

Issue Project Room Residency, NY
Brooklyn Arts Exchange Residency, NY
Dance Theater Workshop Residency, NY

Scholarship, Holland Dance Festival, Amsterdam

Independent Study, Ghana
Susan Hess Residency, Philadelphia
Independence Fellowship Foundation, London