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Monica Campbell danced nationally and internationally with Diavolo Dance Theater from 1999-2006. Additionally, she acted as the rehearsal director from 2002-2004 and Associate Artistic Director from 2004-2006. Education: University of Utah, Dance, M.F.A, where she received a Graduate Teaching Assistantship award as well as a Graduate Research Fellowship for her choreographic work Tabula Rasa. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Utah Valley University’s department of dance, as well as the Modern Dance Program Coordinator. Campbell has shown her choreography both nationally and internationally. Her company, Monica Campbell & Dancers was the winner of the Rocky Mountain Choreography Festival and premiered an evening of her work in 2012. Additionally, she was an Associate Choreographer for Diavolo’s Fluid Infinities that premiered in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Bowl in September, 2013. She is currently the Artistic Director of UVU’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble, where she continues to choreograph extensively. Campbell’s work strives to provide commentary on the role of individuals in shaping their societies and forging their identities. Her new adventure is taking her research outside of the studio and into the classroom by co-teaching a new class at Utah Valley University with Dr. Michael Minch entitled Peacebuilding Through the Arts.
Camille is a freelance choreographer, movement director and director. She recently joined the Department of Movement and Health Sciences at Utah State University as a faculty in Anatomical Kinesiology and Yoga Studies. Her academic positions have included being a full-time Movement Professor at The Theatre School- Depaul University, Chicago, and she was recently invited to be part of the faculty at The Michael Chekhov School, Hudson, NY. Her work is focused on embodiment through dance, hatha yoga, and Michael Chekhov Technique and she is currently developing a self-cultivation practice: The Living State of Dance (www.livingstateofdance.com).
Camille performed extensively throughout Europe and North America. She recently appeared as a guest dancer for Electric Dreams Production in Los Angeles and with Noemie Lafrance/Sens Production, NYC. As a director, Camille won numerous awards, including the Discovery Prize at Mimos International Mime Festival, and has had works commissioned by Les Ballets de Lorraine in Nancy, France; the Art Academy of Culture in Riga, Latvia; and ACT International Dance and Drama festival in Bilbao, and Seville Dance Bienale, Spain.
She trained at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance in New York and at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, UK (MA, performance making). She continues to study extensively Michael Chekhov Technique, Yoga and Improvisational Dance Forms. Before relocating to the US four years ago, Camille served as Head of Movement in the BA Collaborative and Devised Theatre at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
Brittany Reese, Director of Sugar Space Arts Warehouse and Founder of Sugar Space Foundation, attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she graduated with a B.F.A. in Dance. She has performed as a professional dancer and taught and choreographed with a variety of companies, traveling to countries including Taiwan, Brazil, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belarus, throughout the United States and in New York City where she lived for 17 years. In Salt Lake City, Utah, where she currently resides, she has performed with Stephen Brown and SBDance. She also sits on the South Salt Lake Arts and Community Council, Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts and is Board Chair of Utah Presenters Network.