Keely Garfield has been hailed in The New York Times as an artist “working at the height of her powers”, and her work has been described as, “Resonantly individual, defiantly uncategorizable, an emanation of things deep within”, Garfield’s acclaimed company, KeelyGarfield Dance has been widely presented at many theaters and festivals both nationally and internationally, and garnered four New York Dance and Performance Awards a.k.a. Bessies. Alongside her choreographies for KGD, the British-born choreographer, dancer, teacher, and curator has created work for ballet dancers, antique puppets, musical theater, children, students, and MTV. Highlights include: Deep (The Joyce Theater),Disturbing The Peace (Zenon Dance Company, MN), Iron Lung (Groundworks Dancetheater, OH), and Disturbulance (Dance Theater Workshop),Scent of Mental Love (A film for Radio Bremen/Canal Arte), Limerence, Twin Pines & WOW (Danspace Project), Telling The Bees (The Chocolate Factory). Her latest work, Pow, will premiere at The 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Festival in February 2016. Additionally, Keely holds an MFA in choreography and has been on the faculty at many colleges and universities, is an E-RYT 500 yoga teacher and a Urban Zen Integrative Therapist (UZIT) working in oncology and hospice, and specializes in wellness for dancers. Keely has taught before in the Lang Dance program, creating a repertory work, Heartwood, in 2010 and teaching Choreographic Research Continued in Fall 2012.
Choreographic Research Continued
Dance Up Close: Keely Garfield on What is Dance in 2015?
Telling the Bees (2013)
Heartwood - Keely's work for Lang Dance students, Spring 2010
Blugreen Council (2016) - Keely Garfield
Keely's choreography for Lang students.