Roles in Archive: Artist
vy Baldwin has been described by the New York Times Magazine as a choreographer who is helping to define an entire generation of choreographers in NYC. Ivy Baldwin Dance is a New York City-based performance company dedicated to the creation of original dance theater. Known for her vivid and wild imagination, Baldwin creates works that are part of an interdisciplinary art form that breaks traditional boundaries and assumptions of theater. Since its inception in 1999, the company has been presented by many theaters, including Dance Theater Workshop, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Dixon Place, Danspace Project, La MaMa E.T.C, and Performance Space 122. Baldwin has received two commissions for new work from Dance Theater Workshop with funds from the Jerome Foundation, a DNA Presents commission from Dance New Amsterdam, two Mondo Cane! commissions from Dixon Place, and commissions for original student work from Barnard College, Iowa State University, North Carolina School of the Arts, and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She is a recipient of grants from the Puffin Foundation (1999 and 2001), the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation (1999 and 2006), the Dugas Family Foundation (2008), the Trust for Mutual Understanding (2008), and the Karen and William Tell Foundation (2007, 2008, and 2009). Baldwin is a recipient of the 2008 Bogliasco Foundation Jerome Robbins Fellowship in Dance at the Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities in Bogliasco, Italy and a 2008 ArtistNe(s)t Residency at the George Apostu Cultural Center in Bacau, Romania. Baldwin received a commission from Dance Theater Workshop’s Commissioning and Creative Residency Program for her newest work Bear Crown, which premiered at Dance Theater Workshop in March 2009.