This practice opened up a deep world for me of imagery, self discovery and group dynamics. Working with Wilbert has expanded my teaching practice, making me a better listener, caregiver and a braver human being in performance and in life.

Massachusetts

Jennifer Hicks (1997)














Jennifer Hicks M.F.A., R.Y.T, director of CHIMERAlab Dance Theatre, is a performer, choreographer, teacher and visual artist.

I have been teaching movement, creating original performance and performing for over 25 years. As a certified Trance Dance International Facilitator, studying with Wilbert Alix for over 10 years and assisting him in his workshops in Hawaii, Arizona, Massachusetts, and Texas. This practice opened up a deep world for me of imagery, self discovery and group dynamics. Working with Wilbert has expanded my teaching practice, making me a better listener, caregiver and a braver human being in performance and in life.

Jennifer Hicks is a  returning guest instructor at Naropa University in the MFA Contemporary Performance Department. She received her MFA from Naropa University in Contemporary Performance, her BFA from Tufts University and Degree in Fine Arts from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, in Boston.  Jennifer won the prestigious The Traveling Scholars Award from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and is an alumni of Franklin Furnace in NYC.  She has been dancing in KASTURA Kans International Butoh Dance Company since 2001 and has been a butoh dancer since the early 1990's.  Ms. Hicks is a certified Shintaido Instructor, certified TranceDance International Facilitator  and a Yoga Instructor registered with the National Yoga Alliance. She is also a member of the longest running performance collective in the country called Mobius, which is based in Boston, MA.  She has also studied shiatsu massage and acupuncture at Boston School of Shiatsu and New England School of Acupuncture.

 

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