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Ann


Carlson

Ann Carlson
Performer & Choreographer
Jamaica Plain, MA
2008

This award was generously supported by the Prudential Foundation.
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Ann Carlson is a dancer, choreographer, and performance artist. She creates “dances that reflect and investigate the metaphor of the everyday” and are coauthored by the performers, who have included non-dancers, such as lawyers, doctors, and nuns (“the real-people series”). With a background in visual and performance art, Carlson often shows her work in unconventional dance sites, including museums, trains, and barnyards.

Portrait photo courtesy Ann Carlson.

  • Ann Carlson in Grass, 2000; photo courtesy Mary Ellen Strom