Molly Poerstel is a dance artist whose choreographic works include: Are we a Fossil, and of facings? (Gibney Dance, 2016), Stolen Grounds (Gibney DoublePlus, 2014), This Person is a Country (Nayang Fine Arts Academy, 2014), The Highlands (Food for Thought Dancespace Project, 2014), Hungry Ghost (Judson Memorial Church, 2013) and Do Beast (NYLA Fresh Tracks, 2012).
As a performer she has been active in the New York City dance community for the past sixteen years, and within this time she has worked with: Mark Jarecke, David Dorfman Dance Company (05-09) Susan Rethorst, Alex Escalante, Hilary Clark, Larissa Valez-Jackson, RoseAnne Spradlin and Jeanine During, among others.
Poerstel has studied anatomy with Irene Dowd, Body Mind Centering, and various somatic practices, all of which influence her process as a dance maker and teacher. As a teaching artist, she has taught dance technique at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, SUNY Purchase Dance Conservatory, the Dalton School and the Nanyang Fine Arts Academy in Singapore.
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