Elizabeth Zimmer (performer)
Elizabeth Zimmer writes about dance for Metro, Dance Magazine, The Australian, and other publications. She was the senior editor at the Village Voice, handling dance, from 1992 through August 2006, and wrote for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1997 to 2004. She edited Body Against Body: The Dance and Other Collaborations of Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane (Station Hill Press, 1989), and was the text editor of Envisioning Dance on Film and Video (Routledge, 2002). She has studied many forms of dance, and performed in the work of Joshua Fried, Jamie Cunningham & Tina Croll, Christopher Williams, Kriota Willberg, and other downtown artists, as well as writing and performing her own show, North Wing. Her “Kamikaze Writing Workshop” has been a feature at Dance Critics Association conferences and other gatherings since 1993. A graduate of Bennington College, she holds a master’s degree from Stony Brook University. She has taught at Stony Brook, Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, the University of California at Riverside, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and Capilano College in North Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as lecturing in various cities in Taiwan; in Taormina, Sicily; and in Milwaukee, Providence, Miami, Berkeley, Columbus, and other cities across the United States.