Katie Faulkner

Adjunct Instructor, Dance

Instructor • Part-Time Faculty

(415) 422-3888 KG Dance Studio Office

Biography

Katie Faulkner is a choreographer, performer, and teacher artist. Since graduating with her MFA in Dance from Mills College, Faulkner has performed the works of Bill T. Jones, Randee Paufve, Stephen Petronio, June Watanabe, Victoria Marks, Kim Epifano, Susan Rethorst, and Ann Carlson. She worked with several of these choreographers as a dancer with AXIS Dance Company, with whom she performed from 2003-2007. In 2006 she founded the little seismic dance company. Since its inception, Faulkner has received support in the form of numerous grants, commissions, residencies, and awards. She has been artist-in-residence at ODC Theater, the Marin Headlands Center for the Arts, the Djerassi Resident Artist Program, the Rauschenberg Residency, and MANCC. She has received Isadora Duncan Dance Awards in the categories of Choreography, Performance, and for her 2008 dance film, LOOM. She received the top prize in the 2011 Joyce Theater A.W.A.R.D. Show! competition as well as the SF Bay Guardian GOLDIE Award for dance. In 2015 she received her certification in Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis from the Integrated Movement Studies Program.

Education
MFA in Dance, Mills College
Experience
Dancer and choreographer, AXIS Dance Company
Founder, little seismic dance company
Artist-in-residence, Oberlin Dance Collective Theater
Artist-in-residence, Marin Headlands Center for the Arts
Artist-in-residence, Djerassi Resident Artist Program
Artist-in-residence, Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography
Expertise
Dance
Choreography
Teaching dance
Filmmaking
Research
Dance
Choreography
Teaching dance
Filmmaking
Awards & Distinctions

Top prize, 2011 Joyce Theater A.W.A.R.D. Show! competition

San Francisco Bay Guardian GOLDIE Award for Dance