August 26, 2016
Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Laurel Jenkins is a choreographer, dancer, and teacher. She was a member of the Trisha Brown Dance Company from 2007¬2012 and continues to perform and restage pieces for the company. She received a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, an MFA from UCLA’s Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, and is certified in the Skinner Releasing Technique. Her work has been presented in New York City, Los Angeles, Berlin, and Tokyo. With the support of the Asian Cultural Council, Jenkins traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to work with Chey Chankethya, Artistic Director of Amrita Performing Arts. This summer she presented Soma Path with Chey Chankethya at REDCAT’s NOW festival and performed as a soloist in Oedipus Rex/Symphony of Psalms directed by Peter Sellars. Map score illustration by Jessica Watkins.