Meet Joelle Santiago
Joelle Antonia Santiago is a New York based interdisciplinary artist, whose work straddles film, movement, and performance. As a Fulbright-Harriet Hale Woolley Scholar, she will collaborate with Paris-based collective, Danse Pour Parkinson’s (DapoPa), creating a film with the artists about their relationship to movement in their changing bodies. She has presented work at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Clark Art Institute, International Studio and Curatorial Program, the Columbia Ballet Collaborative Workshop, Arts on Site, and with PROMPTUS, an interdisciplinary collective. Joelle is an adjunct professor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and has guest lectured at the Peabody Conservatory at John’s Hopkins University.
Joelle has performed work by choreographers such as Maria Torres, Davalois Fearon, Caroline Fermin, and Jody Oberfelder, at venues including Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival and New York Live Arts. Joelle graduated Cum Laude from Barnard College of Columbia University (B.A., Dance), a nominee of the Bold Award honoring alumna Grace Lee Boggs. She sang classical and contemporary American, Russian and French repertoire with the Barnard-Columbia Chamber Choir and Chorus, and continues to study voice. Further studies include the Steps on Broadway work-study program, and workshops with Gallim, Sidra Bell Dance New York, and the SITI Company.