Laurel Jenkins

Assistant Professor of Dance

 
 work(802) 443-5097
 Fall Term 2019- Monday 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.in Studio 109, and by appointment
 Mahaney Arts Center 203

DANC 0376, Anatomy and Kinesiology

Laurel Jenkins is a choreographer, dancer, and teacher from Vermont.  As a member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company from 2007­-2012, she developed original roles in Brown’s final works.  She continues to perform and restage pieces for the company.  Jenkins has also danced with Sara Rudner, Liz Lerman, and Vicky Shick.  Her interdisciplinary work has been presented in Los Angeles by REDCAT, Automata, Highways, the Electric Lodge, the Getty Center, and the Fowler Museum, and in New York by Danspace Project, Judson Church, and Joyce SoHo, and by Berlin’s Performing Presence Improvisation Festival, and Tokyo’s Sezane Art Gallery.  She has been commissioned to choreograph for LA Contemporary Dance Company, CSULB, UNL, and the Wooden Floor.  With the support of the Asian Cultural Council, Jenkins traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to work with Chey Chankethya and Amrita Performing Arts.  Jenkins played the role of Iseme in Peter Sellars’ opera Oedipus Rex and Symphony of Psalms conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. This winter she will choreograph Berstien’s Mass with the LA Phil at Disney Hall conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. She received a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, an MFA from UCLA, is certified in the Skinner Releasing Technique and is an Assistant Professor at Middlebury College. www.laureljenkins.com

 

 

Program in Dance

Mahaney Center for the Arts
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753