VIDEO STILL: Tori Lawrence / 2018
Originally from the Midwest, Ellie Goudie-Averill is a dance artist and educator who works with dancers of all ages on technique and performance. Since graduating with her MFA in Dance Performance from the University of Iowa, she has served as a professor at Connecticut College, Temple University, Bucknell University, Franklin & Marshall College, the University of Kansas, and also as Associate Director of Dance at the Lawrence Arts Center. Ellie has danced professionally for a variety of choreographers, including Susan Rethorst, Lucinda Childs, and Bronwen MacArthur, and performed with Group Motion Multimedia Dance Theater in Philadelphia for five seasons. Her choreography has been shown at Movement Research at Judson Church, the Kimmel Center's International Festival for the Arts, and RAW Material. She is a regular collaborator and dancer with Tori Lawrence + Co. in dance films and site-specific works.