Tanya Calamoneri - Theater Faculty - Colgate University

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Tanya Calamoneri

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater
University Theater, TO3 Charles Dana Arts Center
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BA American University 1994; MA New York University 2005; PhD Temple University 2012

Teaching Experience

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Temple University 2009-2011; Instructor/Founding Faculty Member, New College of CA/Experimental Performance Institute 2001-2003

Professional Experience

Arts Administration: Project Manager, Dance Motion of USA at Brooklyn Academy of Music; Co-Executive Director, The Field; Executive Director, Dancers' Group; Artistic Director, Company SoGoNo


Contemporary dance, butoh dance, dance cultural studies, dance history, performance studies


Dance and consciousness studies; avant garde performance in the U.S., Europe and Japan; East Asian culture and religion


"Butoh in New York and San Francisco" in Butoh Studies Book (Latvia), forthcoming; "Hijikata Tatsumi's Doubly Fantastic Life," Dance Chronicle 2011; "Unravelling Butoh," Dance Chronicle 2008; "Going Native: Ethics and American Appropriation of Butoh Dance,"Congress on Research in Dance Proceedings 2008; "Interview with Takuya Muramatsu," Movement Research Journal 2006;  "Combing the Pathways of Dance and the Body," Dance Chronicle 2006;      


New York State Council on the Arts 2010-2013

New York Foundation for the Arts 2011

American Music Center 2009, 2011

New York Innovation Theater Awards 2008

Edrie Ferdun Emerging Scholar Award 2009

Isadora Duncan Dance Awards 2004

Zellerbach Family Fund 1998, 2001-2003