“’Catching Her Tears’ is one of the best pieces I’ve seen this year…. Thomas is as adept at the tender as she is the creepy” – St. Paul Magazine, April 27, 2007, Lightsey Darst
Colleen Thomas is a New York-based choreographer and performing artist. She is committed to fostering connections within her community as well as with other cultures and audiences. In so doing, she invites discourse on form, content, perception, effect, and sensation, thus challenging her audience to look at dance, art, and life in varied ways. She has worked with renowned companies including The Kevin Wynn Collection, Nina Wiener Dance Company, Donald Byrd/The Group, Bebe Miller Dance Company, and Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. ColleenThomasDance has presented Thomas’ work internationally in Hong Kong, Estonia, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, and Russia and in New York at Joyce Soho, Danspace Project, DTW, Dance New Amsterdam, The Miller Theater, Danny K. Playhouse, and The Kumble Arts Center. Her newest work, Her(e) Repetitive Blueprint, was presented at 92 Street Y, New York, NY (2015). Thomas earned an M.F.A. in Dance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice at Barnard College.
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