CARTE BLANCHE PERFORMANCE
CHOREOGRAPHER/ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, SHANDOAH GOLDMAN
Shandoah Goldman was born in Sutton, Quebec and grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Her interdisciplinary practice is centered around creating works for specific locations, film and stage with the body as the primary medium. She holds a B.A. from Bennington College (2001) and a M.A from London Contemporary Dance School (2007). While studying in London, she performed and choreographed through-out Europe. NYC venues in which she has shown work include Ailey CitiGroup Theatre, S.L.A.M warehouse, The World Financial Center, Anita's Way, Spoke the Hub, Fourth Arts Block Festival, Wassaic Project, Joyce Soho, and Wild Project, Rabbithole Gallery, Center for Performance Research, NY Transit Museum & Dixon Place. She has been an Artist-in-Resident at Art Omi, chashama, The Field and Residencias Del Sur in Buenos Aires. She is the recipient of several awards from Canada Council for the Arts. Shandoah has extensive dance film collaborations, in particular, La Musica del Siempre, a music video for Gotan Project (2009). She extends her choreographic palate to merge with brands, such as Hanky Panky who sponsored her large scale project, 23 Skidoo at NYC's Flatiron Building with a cast of 42 and an audience of over 500.