Jimena Paz was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She’s currently developing a project on foreignness, co-created with Vicky Shick and Ralph Lemon that will premiere at the Chocolate Factory in April 2017. She has had the pleasure to work with Lance Gries, Vicky Shick, Susan Rethorst, the Stephen Petronio Company (‘99–‘06), Juliette Mapp, Constanza Macras (Germany), Iris Scaccheri (Argentina), Martha Clake, Liz Gerring, Antonio Ramos, Burt Barr, Sabrina Farji (Spain-Argentina), Virginie Yassef (France).
A Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, Jimena works on somatic approaches to dance. She is on faculty at Movement Research, The New School's Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts and teaches internationally. Her teaching activities in the past include, the American Dance Festival, Dance New Amsterdam, former Trisha Brown Studio, Movement Research, Barnard College, Princeton University, Tisch NYU, University of California Irvine, SEAD, Tanzquartier Wien and the Danish Conservatory for the Performing Arts.
She was Artist in Residence at and New York Live Arts Studio Series (2013/14), The Yard (2012) Movement Research (2007/09), Dance House (Ireland, 2009), DTW's Outer/Space creative residency (2008). She has shown work at venues including, Danspaceproject, New York Live Arts, Jacob's Pillow, Dance New Amsterdam, Judson Church, 92nd Street YHMA, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, SUNY Purchase, Princeton University and Centro Cultural Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
She has an M.F.A. in Dance, Holllins University (2009). And is a Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (2006).
Introduction to Contemporary Dance Practices
Contemporary Dance Practices
Moving with Somatics
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Rauschenberg Foundation; Anja Hitzenberger