Amelia Rudolph

Performing Arts, 2000

Amelia Rudolph holds two degrees in comparative religion; a Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College and a Master of Arts from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. She founded Project Bandaloop in 1991. In June 1998, Project Bandaloop climbed El Capitan performing Peregrine Dreams on the headwall of the Shield. The company has performed with the Houston Symphony and for the United Nations conference on global climate change in Buenos Aires. Rudolph is an artist leader in Creative Capital’s Professional Development Program.

Awards and Accomplishments


Rudolph is commissioned by the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to create Coyote Waltzes with Project Bandaloop, commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the National Park Service in 2017



 Amelia Rudolph's Project Bandaloop performs at the Rochester Fringe Festival, Rochester, NY


 Rudolph's Project Bandaloop performs in the Festival Internacional de Santa Lucía, Monterrey, Mexico


Rudolph's Project Bandaloop performs in Kitchener, ON, Canada at the Centre in the Square opening party

2007: Rudolph’s Creative Capital supported project _Project Bandaloop_ receives three year grant extension from the Hewlett Foundation


Rudolph’s European touring is supported by USA Artists


Rudolph’s Project Bandaloop receives Hewlett Foundation Grant


Rudolph receives NEA Grant


Rudolph’s Project Bandaloop receives National Dance Project Grant