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Dance Behind The Screen

Sep 4, 2019

On this episode your co-host Martheya interviews Kyle Abraham’s Abraham In Motion, Dancer and Rehearsal Director Tamisha Guy. Tamisha Guy a native of Trinidad and Tobago, began her formal dance training at Ballet Tech, the New York City Public School for Dance under the direction of Eliot Feld. Later she attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, and SUNY Purchase College as a double major in dance and arts management. She has completed summer programs with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Springboard Danse Montreal, and Nathan Trice and performed works by William Forsythe, Pam Tanowitz, Loni Landon, Mark Morris, and Martha Graham etc. In 2013 Guy graduated with honors from SUNY Purchase College and joined the Martha Graham Company shortly after. In 2016 Guy was selected as one of Dance Magazine' Top 25 to Watch and she also received the 2016 Princess Grace Award. Tamisha joined A.I.M in 2014. On this episode, we talk about auditions, using social media as a platform to offer encouragement, podcast recommendations, scheduling tips, saying ‘No’ to avoid burnout, going behind the screen of Merce Cunningham Night of 100 Solos Facebook Livestream, and using the digital space to create more of an audience for dance.