Dawn Kramer

Title: Professor

Degrees: BA, Sarah Lawrence College


Body of Water, video installation and live performance, Pozen Center, Massachusetts College of Art& Design
Video/dance pieces shown at New York Dance on Camera Festival and tour, Centre Pompidou, London ICA, Mill Valley Film Festival
Video Documentation of Cracking and Entanglement as part of curated group show, About Face, Gallery 1581, Brookline
Live performances presented by: Cyberarts, Cambridge Science Festival, Boston Celebrity Series, Dance Umbrella, Jordan Hall series, New England Conservatory of Music, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Dance Theater Workshop (NYC)

Selected recent work:

Poesia Liguria, video-movement poem, BogliascoItaly 2010
Kyoto Triptych, three video-movement poems, Kyoto, Japan 2010
Entanglement, duet, live performance with projections by Stephen Buck, music by Katerina Miljkovic, presented by Cyberarts, Cambridge Science Festival 2009
Cracking,solo, live performance with video projections by Stephen Buck, music by Katerina Miljkovic, presented by Eventworks, NEC and Boston University 2008, and Cyberarts, Cambridge Science Festival 2009
Quatrain, video-movement poem, France 2009
"If I were you..." duet live performance with video projections by Stephen Buck, commissioned by Boston University Dance Theater 2007
Lament for a Dead Companion,concept and music by John Holland, choreography and performance by Dawn Kramer, Boston 2007, Yamaha Piano Studio in NYC 2008
Haiku, video-movement poem, Haystack, Maine 2007
De/Reconstruction,  live solo, created for Dance Collective's thirtieth anniversary concerts 2003
Seán & Dawn,video-dance piece excerpted from Walk in Progress2002
Walk In Progress, co-choreographed with Seán Curran 2001
Stairway, commissioned by First Night at the Boston Public Library 2000


MassArt Foundation Faculty Development Grant for project in Kyoto 2010
Five National Endowment for the Arts Choreography Fellowships and two grants to Dance Companies: Dance Collective
Massachusetts Cultural Council: Project grant for Myth, Sound& Motion
Two Mass Productions grants through Dance Umbrella
New Works grant to collaborate with composers Fast Forward, David Moss
Ministry of Culture, French government grant to assist a three month residency at the La Napoule Art Foundation, France
Four Artists Foundation/Massachusetts Choreography Awards
WBZ-TV Fund for the Arts grant for choreography
Five Newton Arts Lottery Awards
LEF Foundation


Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship award for residency in Italy 2010
"Ten Best" Dance Events of the Year, voted by Boston Globe and Boston Herald critics 2003, 1998, 1995, 1988


Dawn is a founder of Dance Collective which she co-directed for 30 years, creating and performing in at least seventy works.