New York-based dance and theater artist Jennifer Newman makes her LA Opera debut with Angel's Bone.
She has worked with Franco Dragone, Julie Taymor, Donald Byrd, David Rousseve, Ronald K. Brown, Amanda Palmer,Michael Jackson, the Radio City Rockettes, and has performed on Broadway in Saturday Night Fever and The Lion King.
As a movement director and choreographer, her site-specific and theatrical work includes Place (directed by Patricia McGregor); If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must be a Motherfucker by Tori Sampson; la ronde with Projet In Situ; Bread of Heaven by Kendell Pinkney; Three Women by Patterson, Loring, and Zainabu; The Children by Phillip Howze; Bulrusher by Eisa Davis; Woman Bomb (directed by Charlotte Brathwaite); October in the Chair (directed by Michael McQuilken); and most recently a walking tour of Seneca Village in Central Park in collaboration with historian Cynthia Copeland and the Bard Graduate Center for Material Culture’s Focus Festival: Ritual and Capital.
Her performance installation The Geneva Project, an interdisciplinary and immersive dance work directed by Charlotte Brathwaite, has been presented at Yale University, Central Arts Festival in Seoul, Korea, JACK NYC, and Bronx Academy of Art and Dance.
She has been an artist in residence at Yale University, Central Connecticut State University, The Field, Mabou Mines, Baryshnikov Arts Center, 651 Arts, and Sisters Academy Inkost. As a teaching artist, she has taught workshops across the United States, Sweden, South Africa, China, and Mexico.