Wendy Perron (dancer)
Wendy danced with the Trisha Brown Dance Company in the 1970s and has performed with many other NYC choreographers. Her own group, the Wendy Perron Dance Company, appeared at The Joyce, DTW, the Danspace Project, and the Lincoln Center Festival, as well as in cities throughout the U.S. She was one of eight choreographers profiled in the documentary film Retracing Steps: American Dance Since Postmodernism. She has taught dance at many colleges including Bennington and Princeton, and in contemporary dance centers in Europe and Russia. In addition to contributing articles to The New York Times, The Village Voice, Ballet Review, and of course, Dance Magazine, Wendy has written a brief memoir about her training and influences in Reinventing Dance in the 1960s: Everything Was Possible, edited by Sally Banes. She is also artistic advisor to the Fall for Dance festival at City Center.