Emily Beattie is an artist dedicated to collaboration through performances that explore the intersections of technology and dance. She explores movement through strategies of improvisation, theatre, and contemporary dance technique. Emily has taught movement at Stony Brook University, UCLA, Brown University, Boston Ballet Community Program, and Walnut Hill and has been a guest at Montclair University, Rhode Island School of Design and Tufts University. She has worked with and been inspired by Donald Byrd, Simone Forti, Jennifer Monson, Sara Rudner, and Edisa Weeks. Emily is currently on national tour with artists David Rousseve/REALITY and Lionel Popkin Dance Project.
Emily extensively creates with artist, Eric Gunther, a founder of the design firm sosolimited. Her experimental works for stage, screen, and site have been supported nationally by Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater, Fowler Museum at UCLA, UCLA’s World Arts and Cultures/ Dance department, Brown University, Pieter Performance Space, Boston Cyberarts Festival, Berkshire Fringe Festival, World Arts Music/Crash Arts, Water Fire Festival Providence, Rhode Island, Green Street Studios, Somerville Arts Council, Gloucester New Arts Festival, Design Boston, American Repertory Theater’s Oberon Theater, and internationally by Kyoto Renku Festival 2011, Dance Renewal Project Quito and Rhodopi International Theater Lab in Formello, Italy.