Co-Founder and Director
Pamela Pietro is an Independent Artist and Educator. She received her BFA/Dance from Florida State University and her MFA/Dance with a minor in Biomedical Ethics from University of Washington. She is an Associate Arts Professor and Acting Associate Chair at New York University Tisch School for the Arts, Department of Dance where she received the prestigious David Payne-Carter Award for Teaching Excellence in 2012/2013. She is Director of Tisch Dance Summer Residency Festival, Tisch Dance in Berlin Program, and Future Dancers and Dancemakers.
Pamela has been on the faculty at the American Dance Festival from 1997-2016. As a dancer and performer, she has worked with Gerri Houlihan and Dancers; Anthony Morgan Dance Company; Michael Foley Dance; RaceDance; bopi’s black sheep/dances, Mark Haim; and Jennifer Nugent. She has international exposure throughout Asia and Europe for both her teaching and solo performance work. Most recently she has been nominated to be on the Bessie Awards Search Committee for 2019-2020.
Pamela was a gold medal winner at the Asiagraph Video/Choreography competition in Shanghai, China. She has presented original research at the Hawaiian Arts and Humanities Conference in Waikiki and at an ACM Multimedia Conference in Santa Barbara.
Her choreography has been presented both nationally and internationally - in New York by Dancespace Food For Thought, Dancespace Draftworks, Dance New Amsterdam, and Brooklyn Arts Exchange; Dancespace in Miami, Florida; Booker School for the Arts in Sarasota, Florida; Fuzion Dance Artists in Sarasota, Sarasota Contemporary Dance Company, Sarasota, Florida; Momentum Danza Company/Panama, Meredith College/Raleigh, North Carolina; dulcedanceco, Phoenix AZ, James Madison University; La Salle Academy/Singapore, ASWARA Dance in Malaysia, Dance RoundTable in Taipai, Taiwan, Fridays at Noon 92nd St Y, The New Beijing Dance Festival, the JD Festival in Korea and Triskelion in New York.