Michelle Boulé is a Brooklyn-based, “Bessie” Award winning dance artist. Her research includes ongoing studies of traditional and contemporary views on somatics, healing, and the physical expression of consciousness. Her recent dances include “The Monomyth” (2017, Chocolate Factory Theater), “White” (2015, Danspace Project), and “WONDER” (2013, ISSUE Project Room). She has received further commissions and presentations from River to River, American Realness, Mount Tremper Arts, The Kitchen, Movement Research at Judson Church, Zenon Dance, Eugene Lang College, Latvian Academy of Culture, and the Universities of Oregon and Illinois. Her dances have also toured to Dublin, Latvia, Chicago, and Philadelphia. Her collaborative duo with cellist Okkyung Lee was presented by The Met Breuer, send+receive festival (Canada), The Stone, ISSUE, JACK, and MoMA Junior Associates. Awards: NYFA Choreography Fellowship, Cloud Prize, Boekelheide Creativity Award, Jerome Foundation Travel & Study Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, DanceWEB. Residencies: Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, Bemis Center, LMCC Extended Life Dance Development, collective address, Movement Research, BAX Space Grant, DanceHouse (Ireland), and SKITE (France). Boulé is most noted for her collaborative performance work with Miguel Gutierrez (2001-2015), Deborah Hay, and John Jasperse. She has taught throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.