Laura Gutierrez

CPR – Center for Performance Research

© Laura Gutierrez
© Laura Gutierrez

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

November 3rd & 4th
7:30 pm
CPR – Center for Performance Research
361 Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211


Choreography by Laura Gutierrez
Performed by Laura Gutierrez and Sara Procopio
Supported with a creative residency at the Krannert Center
Supported by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation
via Jonah Bokaer Choreography

 

Laura Gutierrez is a performing artist and choreographer based between Houston and New York City.
A graduate of the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, she received a BFA in Contemporary Dance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts,
where she was awarded a William R. Kenan, Jr., Performing Arts Fellowship at Lincoln Center Education.
Gutierrez has performed at the American Dance Institute, Biennale de la Danse de Lyon, BAM Next Wave Festival, Soluna Festival, CounterCurrent Festival, Brisbane Festival
and in museums such as The Menil Collection, Contemporary Arts Museum–Houston, the Fabric Workshop Museum, DiverseWorks, SCAD Museum of Art and The Guggenheim.
While her own choreography has been seen at Lincoln Center’s Clark Studio Theatre, Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center,
Triskelion Arts, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Sicardi Gallery, The RecRoom and MATCH Houston.
She has been performing in works by Jonah Bokaer since 2012, and in 2014 was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch.”

Gutierrez repertoire includes a series of solo works and concert dance works as well as choreographic projects
that challenge audiences theater experiences in non-traditional performance venues, such as but not limited to museums and galleries.
She plays with movement themes inspired by postmodern dance, classical ballet, and the visual arts.

 

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This program is made possible thanks to generous funding from:
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mertz Gilmore Foundation via Jonah Bokaer Choreography