Liz Charky is a NYC-based artist, born + bred in Los Angeles, California. She has a dual degree in Dance + Film Studies from Connecticut College. Her dance-theater and video work has been presented by the American College Dance Festival at UMASS Amherst, Dance Complex (MA), Movement Research at the Judson Church, Triskelion Arts, YES NOISE at the Highline, Chez Bushwick, Dixon Place, Temporary Storage (Two Headed Rep), YoungArts at Baryshnikov Arts Center.
Over the past several years, Liz has performed in various works by Kim Brandt and Ayano Elson, at venues including Artists Space, AVA, AUNTS/New Museum, Center for Performance Research, Gibney Dance, Guggenheim Museum, Ice Box (PA), The Kitchen, Movement Research, Sculpture Center, and Pioneer Works.
She also currently collaborates with Yara Travieso as a cinematographer for La Medea, a made for camera
Latin-disco-pop musical and interactive live film experience, which premiered live at PS122 Coil Festival at BRIC (January 2017) and with screenings at SXSW, Miami Film Festival, and Dance on Camera Festival at Lincoln Center.
some more recent + upcoming creative collaborations include:
Yara Travieso . Creative Capital Benefit Party Installations . The Foundry . May 9 [director of photography / project manager]
Cortney Andrews . STREB GO! residency showing . STREB . June 9-10 [performer]
Kim Brandt . Catch Series . The Invisible Dog . June 18 [performer]
Raja Feather Kelly / the feath3r theory . Another Fucking Warhol Production . The Kitchen . June 22-24 [performing stage manager]
Alexandra Pinel . Dixon Place HOT! Festival . July 6 [performer]