DD Dorvillier

Performing Arts, 2013

DD Dorvillier is a choreographer, performer and teacher. She received Bessie Awards for Dressed for Floating (2003) and for her performance in Halprin/Collod’s parades & changes, replays (2010). In 1991, with Jennifer Monson, she created the Matzoh Factory, a loft which hosted rehearsals, performances, parties and readings. Important collaborations include work with Jennifer Monson, Zeena Parkins, Jennifer Lacey, Yvonne Meier and Sarah Michelson, among others. Dorvillier has received a NYFA Fellowship (2000), a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Fellowship (2007) and a Guggenheim Fellowship (2011). Her work has been presented in New York at The Kitchen, NY Live Arts, Danspace Project and PS 122, as well as at ImPulsTanz; Kaaitheater; Hebel am Ufer; Frascati; deSingel; and STUK, among others.

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Awards and Accomplishments

2016: Garage Nardini, Bassano del Grappa, Italy: Dorvillier and performers Katerina Andreou and Ayse Orhon begin work on a new production entitled Only One of Many, a collaboration with composer S├ębastien Roux

2015: A catalogue of steps - two weeks of visits at the Serralves Foundation in Porto, Portugal

2014: DD Dorvillier, Zeena Parkins and Katerina Andreou create and perform Diary of an Image at Danspace Project, New York and at L'Atelier de Paris/Carolyn Carlson in Paris, France

2014: Diary of an Image: co-edited by Jenn Joy and DD Dorvillier, designed by Fanette Mellier, and published by Danspace Project; the catalogue for Danspace Project Platform

2014: Danspace Project Platform 2014: Diary of an Image by DD Dorvillier; a four week platform of events curated by DD Dorvillier in collaboration including two new works by Dorvillier and collaborators: A catalogue of steps and Diary of an Image; a Solo Events series with performances by Walter Dundervill, Heather Kravas, Jennifer Lacey, Jennifer Monson, Zeena Parkins, S├ębastien Roux, and Elizabeth Ward, Katerina Andreou, Oren Barnoy, and Nibia Pastrana Santiago; public post-performance conversations; and two Conversation Without Walls, curated by Judy Hussie-Taylor and Jenn Joy.

2014: A catalogue of steps in New York City at Danspace Project; in Paris France at L'Atelier de Paris/Carolyn Carlson; and at Festival Extensions Sauvages in Brittany France.


Dorvillier receives a MAP Fund grant for a collaboration with Jennifer Monson


Dorvillier receives the Doris Duke Performing Artist Award

2013: First visits of A catalogue of steps. Entre cour et jardin festival in Dijon, France; with dancers Katerina Andreou, Oren Barnoy, Nibia Pastrana-Santiago