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Kristen Stake

I make Postmodern dance happen

Job Director / The Living Room Dance Collective

Lives In Portland

Kristen Stake is Director of The Living Room Dance Collective in South Portland, ME which is an artist-run dance space that presents postmodern and experimental dance work and is home to Moving Target Portland, a community class series taught by visiting guest artists. She teaches Choreography, Postmodern Dance Practices, and Contact Improvisation at the Living Room. She has been a guest teacher at the University of Southern Maine and Bowdoin College, where she taught Contact Improvisation in addition to a Sound & Movement workshop on nonhierarchical ways to approach dance performance with live musicians. She has performed at the School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (SCDT in Northampton, MA), at the Judson Memorial Church in NYC, the H-O-T series in Philadelphia, the Frantasia Festival of Out Music & Arts, XFest Massachusetts, Portland Stage Company, the Portland Ballet Studio Theater, and the Franco American Center in Maine.

Why did you choose Portland? I went to USM for undergrad, fell in love with the city, and decided to stay.

Where's your "happy place" on the peninsula? Western Promenade

What's the most under-appreciated place or thing in town? Portland Observatory

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