Heather Stewart | 2018-2019 Boston Dancemaker Resident PDF Print E-mail

Heather Stewart, photo by Nicole Tomaselli
Photo by Nicole Tomaselli

Heather Stewart is a Canadian-born choreographer and dance artist whose work has spanned North America and Europe. She builds her work in collaboration with Montreal based composer Marc Bartissol, through a generous, reciprocal process in which the music and choreography are given equal space and importance. During her residency she will work with Marc alongside a projection artist and costume designer to create a new interdisciplinary work entitled “ours”. Inspired by abandoned house in St. Louis, Missouri her new work will explore the theme of deterioration as allegory for the places and relationships in our lives that we leave behind.


Open Showing for Boston Dancemaker Resident Heather Stewart
Calderwood Pavilion at Boston Center for the Arts
FREE public performance with a $15 suggested donation to the artists
Saturday, November 17 | 8–10 pm

An open showing event featuring contemporary dance work by Canadian choreographer Heather Stewart and Portland, ME based dance artist Riley Watts.

Aimed at audience feedback, this performance event is intended to support and inform the artist’s creative process and progress. Join the artists post-performance to learn more about their work, and experience a special live-set by Montreal-based composer dull!

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The Boston Dancemakers Residency is made possible in part by the Aliad Fund at The Boston Foundation.

The Boston Dancemakers Residency is generously sponsored by:
Molly McDonald
John G.F. Ruggieri Lam and John D. Lam.



National Endowment for the Arts

Institutional supporters

Massachusetts Cultural Council


Liberty Mutual Foundation

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