Awilda Sterling-Duprey
Dancer and Choreographer
San Juan, PR
2010 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by Rosalba Rolón.

Awilda Sterling-Duprey is a teacher, dancer, and choreographer, and an important figure in Puerto Rico’s traditional cultural arts scene. She attended the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, School of visuals, San Juan, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, and is a doctoral student in history at the Center for Advanced Studies in Caribbean Studies, San Juan. She is a founding member of Pisotan, the first experimental dance collective in Puerto Rico. Combining Afro-Caribbean dance, jazz, and modern experimental movement, Sterling-Duprey has created and performed experimental dance works throughout New York City, Europe, Latin America, Puerto Rico, and other Caribbean countries.

Photo credit Roberto G. Rivera Sánchez.

  • Artwork by Awilda Sterling-Duprey
    Photo credit G. Giraldo
Artwork by Awilda Sterling-Duprey