ROXANNE STEINBERG dancer, choreographer
Roxanne Steinberg dances to transcend familiar vocabularies and bring about a heightened sense of perception, connectivity and flow of primordial associations. After graduating from Bennington College, she choreographed for Buddhist acolytes in Japan and danced for composer Yas-Kaz, dancers/choreographers Amagatsu of Sankai Juku and Min Tanaka with whom she performed in Carmina Burana conducted by Seiji Ozawa and in Salome (solo) conducted by Kazuyoshi Akiyama. She founded Body Weather in Los Angeles in 1988 based on the Japanese paradigm for training. Roxanne has worked internationally, solo, with her partner Oguri, sister Morleigh and with composers and musicians, Paul Chavez, Kenta Nagai, Tatsuya Nakatani, Leon Mobley, Myra Melford, Alex Cline, Pheeroan Aklaff, Motoko Honda, Will Salmon, Vic Marks, Carol Mcdowell and Jmy James Kidd, and artists Hirokazu Kosaka, Carole Kim and Bill Viola. Her solos have been presented at the REDCAT, Dance Conversations at the Flea, NY, the Basilica in Hudson NY, Zebulon LA and in Flower of the Season, the dance series she co-directs at the Electric Lodge. She has led workshops at Cal Arts, UCLA and choreographed works for Cal State LA and Body Vox in Portland. In Spring 2017, she danced the role of Pearl in Danny Ezralow’s production, Pearl, which toured in China. She is engaged in Lauren Bon’s art practice at the Metabolic Studio. She has been an artist-in-residence at the Electric Lodge in Venice since 1997.