A dancer on her back in dramatic lighting

Osterweis in Julie Tolentino’s bury.me.fiercely at PSNY, 2019.

Photo by Christelle de Castro

Performance, Dramaturgy, Theory, Choreography (selected)

  • Performer in Julie Tolentino, Slipping Into Darkness and bury.me.fiercely, Performance Space New York, NY, Dec 2019.
  • Performer in Julie Tolentino, REPEATER 2019, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA, Oct 2019.
  • Artistic Director/Producer, Talent Show, with Sharon Lockhart, Performance of CalArts Graduate Seminar (Talent Show) with Edgar Arceneaux, Miguel Gutierrez, Tara Jepsen, Overdrive (youth rock band), Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), Los Angeles, CA, April 2019.
  • Choreographer for artist Hayv Kahraman, US and THEM, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, gallery performance with dancers, Los Angeles, CA, Oct 2018.
  • Dramaturg for choreographer John Jasperse (Within between, won 2014 Bessie Award for Outstanding Production), New York, NY, 2013–2014.
  • Dramaturg for performance artist Narcissister (numerous productions), New York, NY, 2010–present.
  • Performer in Narcissister is You (video installation), Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY, Jan–Feb 2013.
  • Dramaturg for performance artist Julie Tolentino, Los Angeles, CA, 2012–13.
  • Ouroboros, Berkeley Dance Project, University of California, Berkeley, choreographer, piece for twelve dancers, in collaboration with poet Robert Grenier (“Drawing Poems”), Berkeley, CA, April 2008.
  • Re-Hump, LabRun, University of California, Berkeley, choreographer, duet for two pregnant women, Berkeley, CA, April 2007.
  • Highdive, co-choreographer, collaborative duet with Alexandra Damiani, New York, NY (multiple venues), 2005–06.
  • Choreography performed/produced in New York City at/by Joyce Soho Presents, St. Mark’s Church, Danspace Project, Destination Groove, Dancers Responding to AIDS, Cool Dance NY, DUMBO Dance Festival, Dancenow NYC, 2003–06.
  • Mia Michaels R.A.W., Artistic Director Mia Michaels, New York City (with international touring), soloist, original company member, Assistant to Choreographer, 1998–2002.
  • Heidi Latsky Dance, Artistic Director Heidi Latsky, New York City (with national touring), soloist, original company member, 2000–02.
  • Who’s the Top? (2005), Film by Jennie Livingston, featured dancer, Choreography by John Carrafa.
  • Where Was We, “Without Words,” improvisational performances with Homer Avila, New York City, 2002.
  • Journey Beyond the West: The New Adventures of Monkey, Brooklyn Academy of Music, featured dancer, Composed by Fred Ho, Choreography by John Carrafa, 1997.
  • Bad-Ass Ballerina Ensemble (B.A.B.E.), Artistic Director Claire Missingham, London, soloist, co-choreographer, 1996–97.
  • Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Artistic Directors Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, New York, dancer, original company member, 1995–97.