Spring 2019 newsteps: a choreographers Series will present it Spring 2019 showcase Thursday April 11 through Saturday 13, 7:30pm at the Chen Dance Center, 70 Mulberry St, 2nd floor in New York City’s historic Chinatown district. Five choreographers Annie Heath, Mat Elder, Erin Bryce Holmes, Tanner Ryan and Spencer Weidie will premiere original works and works in progress.
Tennessee native Mat Elder has studied choreography with internationally recognized choreographer Doug Varone during the DEVICES Choreographic Mentorship. In 2016 Elder was named one of the “Top 5 to Watch in D.C.” by Ngoma Dance Magazine. Elder received a Bachelor of Science in Theater and Dance from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Choreography from Smith College. Currently he is working towards a Master of Social Work at New York City’s Hunter College. Elder will present a small group work entitled Longo based on the art and photography of Robert Longo.
Mat Elder- NewSteps