Carrie Ahern Dance
911 Cortelyou Road
Brooklyn, NY 11218
a Wisconsin native, is an independent dance and performance artist who has been based in New York City since 1995. She worked primarily as a freelance performer/choreographer for over a dozen dance and theater companies until forming Carrie Ahern Dance in 2005.
is a producer, arts administrator and cross-disciplinary artist working in the fields of performance, music, film, writing and community arts and cultural development. Her performance forms include text based plays, experimental performance, dance theatre, devised performance and film. As an applied theatre practitioner, Kate has worked with diverse community groups, using theatre as a tool for social engagement, education and community arts and cultural development.
Anne Hege (Composer)
Olek (set and costume designer)
Greg Heffernan (Composer)
Jennifer A. Cooper
Eun Jung Gonzalez
Kristin Norderval (composer)
Naoko Nagata (costume designer)
Elena joined the Stephen Petronio Company in 2003. As a member of the Company she has appeared at the Dance Umbrella Festival (London), The Joyce Theater (NYC), San Francisco Performances, UCLA Live!, New Art New Mexico, UC Santa Barbara, and the Dublin International Dance Festival etc.
Elena has taught internationally at many festivals and frequently in NYC schools including Dance New Amsterdam, Harkness Center for Dance, and Baryshnikov Arts Center. Her choreography has been presented at various downtown venues including BRIC, Wow Theater, Movement Research at Judson Church and Dixon Place. For the last few years Elena was working simultaneously on dance films. In 2007 she was the recipient of a EMPAC Dance Movies Commission.