Roles in Archive: Artist
Terry Fox, Executive Director of Philadelphia Dance Projects, is a former choreographer and dancer. As an artist she was one of the first in Philadelphia to explore postmodernism with improvisational structures in performance as well as a pioneer of the Old City loft district that later was developed into an arts district. She often collaborated with choreographer/dancer Ishmael Houston-Jones and musicians Charles Cohen and Jeff Cain. As curator she founded the Dance With The Bride series at the Painted Bride Art Center, where she was on staff from 1977–83, and again from 1993–2000. In the interim she was Managing/Artistic Director of Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery. She has served on numerous boards and panels and taught as adjunct faculty at various colleges and universities. She has a BA from New York University (’83) and participated in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program (’84).