Chrysa Parkinson

Chrysa Parkinson is a performer and teacher living in Brussels. She teaches regularly at P.A.R.T.S/Rosas and works as a mentor/coordinator for the 2nd cycle students. She also teaches regularly at Dancentrum Jette in Brussels, Panetta Movement Center in New York, and at Impulstanz in Vienna. She is a member of ZOO/Thomas Hauert, and has also worked with Jonathan Burrows, Deborah Hay, John Jasperse, Meg Stuart, and David Zambrano. She was a member of Tere O'Connor Dance for many years in New York where she also performed with Irene Hultman, and Jennifer Monson, among other artists. During that time she taught at Movement Research and at NYU. She was awarded a Bessie for sustained achievement as a performer in 1996. In 2008 Chrysa worked as a teacher researching performance practices in Montpellier with 6M1L and Ex.e.r.c.e. From her work in Montpellier she is writing and recording audio essays on practice. In 2009/10 she is also working as a performer on creations with Jonathan Burrows, Mette Ingvartsen, and Rosas.