Life After WACD 2

Christy Bolingbroke and cari ann shim sham

Life After WACD 2

Christy Bolingbroke:: NCCAkron Executive/Artistic Director Christy Bolingbroke is responsible for setting the curatorial vision and sustainable business model to foster research and development in dance. Previously, she served as the Deputy Director for Advancement at ODC in San Francisco, overseeing curation and performance programming as well as marketing and development organization-wide. Prior to ODC, she was the Director of Marketing at the Mark Morris Dance Group in Brooklyn, NY. Ms. Bolingbroke earned a B.A. in Dance from the University of California, Los Angeles; an M.A. in Performance Curation from Wesleyan University; and is a graduate of the Arts Management Fellowship program at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Bolingbroke curated the 2020 American Dance Platform at The Joyce Theater.

Cari Ann Shim Sham*

cari ann shim sham* is a wild artist working at the intersections of dance & technology. she makes still & moving images, movement, sound, experiential interactive spaces & street art stickers. she is actively engaged in the disruption of negatively addictive crowdsourced platforms and creates spaces that cultivate new ideas for sustainable arts practices with a commitment to free submission and innovative programming. she is an edible mushroom hunter, a firm believer in science, a constant practitioner of unconditional friendliness, a dedicated proponent of anti-racism, and a ritual worshiper of nature. her work continues to be exhibited world wide at notable venues and she joyfully serves as an associate arts professor of dance & technology at nyu tisch school of the arts and a loyal alum of the department of world arts and cultures | dance at the university of los angeles.

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