remi harris

dance artist, educator, curator, art programmer

Remi Harris is a Barbados born and Brooklyn bred multidisciplinary movement artist and performance curator exploring the intersectionality between dance, new media and black female representation.  She is currently the Programs Manager at Center for Performance Research (CPR) and

 

Under dbr projects, her work manifests in forms of movement improvisation, choreography, site specific work, movement for video, installations, performance art, and art programming. Her projects have been featured at Abrons Art Center, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, Danspace Project, Teatro La Tea, Triskelion Arts, The Mark O'Donnell Theater, The Brick Theater, Thalian Hall, and as a commissioned artist for Women in Motion and several site specific areas in NYC. Her video and virtual reality work have been presented as part of the Spark Dance Film Festival, Triskelion Dance Film Festival, and the Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington N.C. Past curatorial work include the Adaptable Apple series (a multidisciplinary series blending live performance, visual art installations, a gallery hang, and community centered workshops in collaboration with visual artist Michelle Golden) and "fix yo' face" as part of Danspace Project's Food For Thought series. Most recently she co-curated the 2019 Dance NYC Symposium along with Stephanie Acosta and the Dance NYC Staff and Symposium committee and was a featured guest on the podcast State of the Arts NYC with Savona Bailey-McClain. She makes dance, collaborating on a new work “Yes! Yes! Yes! with Mark Schmidt and DJ Tiffany Krunk Pony Pilgrim and performed in works of Racoco Productions, Coco Karol, Katie Workum, Banana Peel Dance, Dance Cat-alsyt, and Keigwin + Company to name a few. 

She was previously the Education Coordinator of Ballet Hispanico, the School Administrator for Brooklyn Ballet, a Leadership Trainer for The Leadership Program and the Co-Director of Brooklyn Studios for Dance. She taught young movers at BARD High School Early College and Cobble Hill Ballet and as a guest artist in the US and abroad. She advocates for equity of voice for dancers of color as a member of several art collectives such as the Artists of Color Council under Movement Research, within her teaching practice, and as a creative consultant. She ​project managed Katie Workum Dances’ latest project Anna, Darrin, David, Eleanor, jess, Katie, Leslie & Weena: The Door’s Unlocked in February 2020. 

She is a Hofstra University alum graduating with a BA in Dance where she was on scholarship.

Listen Now!

Remi Harris and Stephanie Acosta as guests of the podcast State of the Arts NYC with Savona Bailey-McClain

to be: free (2018)

PINK: Version 1 (2018)

meditation/working title (2017)

Drawing Circles (2017)

i saw his body and forgot my own (2015)

bag lady (2014)

i saw his body and forgot my own (2015)

Eurydice and...  (2015)

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