DANCE AND THEATER PERFORMANCE

 

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA  2009-2020

 

Der Fliegende Hollander principal dance soloist, F. Girard (dir), Carolyn Choa (choreo)

 

Wozzeck actress, William Kentridge (dir), Luc De Wit (choreo)

 

Der Rosenkavalier dancer, Robert Carson (dir), Phillipe Giraudeau (choreo)

 

Turandot specialized movement, Franco Zeffirelli (dir), Chiang Ching (choreo)

 

Rigoletto dancer, Michael Mayer (dir), Steven Hoggett (choreo)

 

Parsifal dancer, Francois Girard (dir), Carolyn Choa (choreo)

 

Romeo and Juliet actress, Bartlett Sher (dir), Chase Brock (choreo)

 

Eugene Onegin dance soloist, Fiona Shaw (dir), Kim Brandstrup (choreo)    

 

Norma actress, Sir David McVicar (dir), Leah Hausman (choreo)

 

Un Ballo En Maschera dancer, David Alden (dir), Maxine Braham (choreo)

 

Faust dancer, Des McAnuff (dir), Kelly Devine (choreo)

 

Don Giovanni dancer, Michael Grandage (dir), Ben Wright (choreo)

 

Les Contes d’Hoffman dancer, Bartlett Scher (dir), Dou Dou Huang (choreo)


 

ZVI DANCE / ZVI GOTHEINER 2007-2021    

 

The Art of The Fugue dancer/soloist, New York Live Arts, MSU Peak Performances

 

MAIM dancer/soloist, New York Live Arts, Orpheum Theater

 

Stairways dancer, Rubin Museum 

 

LIKE  lead actress/playwright, New York Live Arts, City Center, Lumberyard 

 

Dabke dancer, Teatro Metropolitano (Colombia), DancePlace 

 

Bear’s Ears / Detour  dancer/ soloist, New York Live Arts 

 

Surveillance dancer/singer, New York Live Arts, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Kaatsbaan

 

Escher/Bacon/Rothko dancer/soloist, Baruch College, New York Live Arts, Jacob’s Pillow 

 

ZOOM dancer/soloist, Baryshnikov Arts Center,New York Live Arts, International tours    

 

Personals dancer/soloist, Alvin Ailey Theater, International Tours 

 

Les Noces dancer, Alvin Ailey Theater, International Tours 

 

Lapse dancer, Kings College 


 

BORÅS STADSTEATER (Sweden) 2016-2017    

 

Cabaret  singer/actress/dance captain, Ragne Wei (dir), Camilla Ekelöf (choreo)

 

Romeo and Juliet  composer/dancer/actress, Pelle Öhlund (dir)


 

FREELANCE DANCE AND THEATER 2004-2020  

 

The Flaming Lips dancer/puppeteer, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

 

Dorian Nuskind-Oder dancer, Dixon Place, DTW, Stella Adler, Joyce Soho

 

Shen Wei Dance Arts dancer, Guggenheim Museum, Park Avenue Armory,

Alice Tully Hall/Lincoln Center 

 

Collaborations with FLEX artists including Jay-Donn and Storyboard P 

MC Theater (Amsterdam), Dumbo Arts Festival, Williamsburg Music Hall,

FLEX is KINGS Benefit Concert, Bremen Teater (Copenhagen), Pinks

 

Le Belle Epoch -Martha Clarke dancer, Lincoln Center Theater

 

DESIGN DISRUPTED -Ryan Heffington  dancer/model, Lexus Fashion Week

 

I HEARD  NY -Nick Cave  dancer/puppeteer, CreativeTime installation in Grand Central 

 

WilliamsWorks -Todd Williams dance soloist, Alvin Ailey Theater

 

Pretty Ugly -Michael Helland dancer, Dance Theater Workshop, Aunts, Dixon Place

MUSIC COMPOSITION AND PERFORMANCE 

 

ALISON CLANCY solo artist 

St. John’s in the Village Artist in Residence, SMUSH Gallery Artist Fellowship, Ideal Glass, Dixon Place, The Mansion, Lola’s, Foxhound, Arts On Site, Broad Views on Broadway, Theater for The New City, Knitting Factory w/ Kim Gordon and Kahtleen Hanna, Psycho Tyko album produced by CityGirl, music for forthcoming film Twisted.

 

LOVING YOU duo with cellist Chris Lancaster

Guggenheim Museum, Music Hall of Williamsburg, Burning Man, House Of Yes, Kings County Saloon,The Hall Brooklyn, Trash Bar, Alive Inside Benefit, Beautiful Savage Magazine, Arts on Site, Studio 26, HGU Hotel, Sofar Sounds, Safety Third Productions, Honeysuckle Magazine, Artistic Misfits, A Matter of Dust (curated by Kurt McVey), 3 Squared Gallery, Boras Staatsteater (Sweden), Kulturhusset (Sweden), Constanza Macras/Dorky Park Studio 44 (Berlin), Folk Teatern (Sweden), Christianias Bornteater (Copenhagen), Mercury Lounge, UnChurch, Korzo Theater (Den Haag), Nevada City Oddfellow’s Hall, Glasslands Gallery, The Paperbox, Dixon Place, MC Theater (Amsterdam), Dumbo Arts Festival, Great American Music Hall, Tuff Love album produced by Andy Baldwin

 

HUFF THIS! dream-thrash-art-punk band 

Le Poisson Rouge, Mercury Lounge, Highline Ballroom, CMJ Festival, Coco 66, Bar Matchless, The Muse, Fontana’s, Glasslands, The Griffin, JACK, St.Vitus, The Muse, Immersive Gallery, Knitting Factory, Deli Magazine Best Emerging Artist

 

ELECTRIC CHILD electro-pop band 

SXSW Spin Magazine (w/ Moby, Skrillex, TV On The Radio), CMJ Festival, Mercury Lounge, Knittting Factory, Rocket Room, Deli Magazine Best Emerging Artist


 

MULTIMEDIA COLLABORATIONS

 

LIGHT HARVEST STUDIO choreographer for LUMA Projection Arts Festival

Motion Capture animated choreography integrated into large scale video mapped projections. 

 

UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY model/photo assistant to Howard Schatz

Art books, installations, commercial projects

STUDIES IN FEEDBACK dancer/choreographer/singer

A ritual performance installation with video artist Jason Akira Somma and cellist Chris Lancaster creating for Robert Wilson's Watermill Center, Guggenheim Museum, Scope Art Fair

FASHION AND FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY model/dancer

Vogue, Interview Magazine, Beautiful Savage, Stylist, Men’s Health, Baz Luhrmann, Exhibition, W Magazine, VICE, Lexus, Jason Wu, Vidal Sasson, Redken, Daniel Jackson, Kitfox Valentin, Lynne Bianchi, Peter Hapak, Jamie Nelson, Jean Pacome, Monica Stevens

 

 

SELECTED ARTICLES
 

“Alison Clancy makes Dance History at The Metropolitan Opera” -Dance Enthusiast

“Modern Dancer Alison Clancy takes on Wagner at Met Opera”  -Broadway World

“Gutsy Girl Saves Tree From Chainsaw” -Women’s World

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2019-2021    

Guest Lecturer - Dance Improvisation, Choreography

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 2021

Guest Lecturer - The Music of Sound

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY/ TISCH DRAMA 2019-2020    

Guest Faculty -  First Year Movement: Somatic Studies, Improvisation, Functional Anatomy, Choreography, Composition, Musicality, Fundamentals of Partnering, The Art of Stealing

ASSISTANT TO ZVI GOTHEINER 2008-2020    

Juilliard, Vassar, Bard, Florida State University, Universidad de Medellín, Iona College, DancePlace, Lumberyard, Jacob’s Pillow, STEPS On Broadway, Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Wesleyan University

 

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE 2019    

Rothrock Artist In Residence, Commissioned Solo Performance

Guest Lecturer - Dance Technique, Dance Improvisation

 

NEVADA UNION THEATRICAL DANCE 2004-2019    

Commissioned Choreographer, 14 consecutive years

 

SIERRA COLLEGE 2009/2015    

Guest Lecturer - Modern Dance

EDUCATION

 

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY/ TISCH DANCE BFA with Honors 2001-2004  

 

NEVADA UNION HIGH SCHOOL Valedictorian 1997-2001