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Faye Driscoll

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Faye Driscoll choreographs for dance, theater and video. She is currently a HERE Artist-in-Residence and an Artist Advisor and Curator at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange. A BAX Artist-in-Residence 2005-2007 she received the Union Street Dance Space Grant in 2005. Driscoll was member of Doug Varone and Dancers 2000-2003 performed with David Neumann 1997-2000 and Yasmeen Godder 1995-1999. Faye?s choreography has been presented in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago and at several universities. Her most recent work, Wow Mom, Wow 2007 was commissioned by Dance New Amsterdam and highly praised by the Village Voice. It premiered to sold out run at DNA in April and went on tour to the famous Michigan Womyn?s Festival in August. Driscoll?s choreography in Church, a play by Young Jean Lee was recently praised by The New York Times. Her dance video work, Loneliness, screened in the 2007 Movement Research Festival and is in Digital Artifacts, an online art magazine. Driscoll?s Lez Side Story, a spin on the classic West Side Story made in collaboration with Hedia Maron, has screened all over the US and at Documenta in Germany. Driscoll has been twice commissioned by from the Same Planet Different World Dance Company in Chicago. Her original works are in their touring repertory. A dynamic teacher she is a frequent guest artist at Dance New Amsterdam. Faye Driscoll holds a BFA in dance from NYU's Tisch School for the Arts.

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