newMoves Fast Facts: Jamie Erin Murphy
By Trevor Miles
This spring, KST is presenting its sixth annual newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival! This festival brings young local and national choreographers to the stage to present a medley of four to five short works each night. Read more about the newMoves participants here before you see their new works on stage, May 7-9th!
- Jamie is a graduate of Point Park University, and has taught Modern and Contemporary Movement at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for eight years
- Jamie has presented in PA, OH and NYC
- Jamie was also a part of the previous Murphy/Smith Collective
- She also performed in Shana Simmon’s work Passenger and previewed this work at the Alloy Studios
- Jamie has also worked with Attack Theatre and Xpressions Dance Company
- She has also danced in I Am Woman, Accidentally, and Much More Than Bones for KST’s Next Stage Residency Program
- Jamie’s newMoves piece is entitled Makeshift, and is a movement exploration about replacement and support
- Makeshift will feature music by Olaf Bender and Ben Frost
Teacher and Choreographer, Jamie Erin Murphy
For more info on Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s newMoves Festival and tickets/passes, visit our website here.