Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

Ivy Baldwin

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: Fall 2016

Ivy Baldwin is a Brooklyn-based choreographer, performer, teacher, and founder of Ivy Baldwin Dance, Inc. (1999-present). Baldwin works with a company of dancers, visual artists, and theatrical designers to create original contemporary dances for stage and site-specific locations. She is the recipient of awards/fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Bogliasco Foundation, MacDowell, NYFA, and Jerome Foundation, among others. Her work has been commissioned by the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Dance Theater Workshop, Philip Johnson Glass House, Chocolate Factory Theater, and The Joyce, among others. Baldwin has been an artist-in-residence at BAM, Movement Research, Abrons Arts Center, and ArtistNe(s)t in Romania. IBD has toured nationally and internationally, including the American Dance Institute (MD) and Dans Contemporan International Dance Festival (Romania). Baldwin teaches and choreographs new work for students across the U.S. including The New School, Rutgers University, North Carolina School of the Arts, and Barnard College, among others. She recived her B.F.A. from the North Carolina School of the Arts and M.F.A. from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

Currently, Baldwin is choreographing Keen (Part 2), a new evening-length dance for the Abrons Arts Center's Playhouse in NYC. KP2 is scheduled to be presented by Abrons, The Chocolate Factory Theater, and the Joyce Theater June 1-11, 2017.

Studios

Cheney

Ivy Baldwin worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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