Biography

PAIGE BARNES is an interdisciplinary movement artist who constructs intimate portraits motivated by animal symbolism, vulnerability, medicine, and ritual. Her research is informed by her study and practice of Chinese Medicine and GYROTONIC® method.

Paige holds a MS in East Asian Medicine from Bastyr University (2016) and a BA in Dance from the University of Washington (1999). She has been creating and performing since 1996; Paige has directed ten full evening length works and presented work in Ecuador, Cuba, Mexico, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle. She also worked closely with Ecuadorian choreographer Pablo Cornejo (1998-2004), where together they co-founded Locate Performance Group and Open Flight Studio, a space in which she managed for 14 years.

Through inquiry into vulnerability and relationship, Paige aspires to facilitate rituals of intimacy, connection and transformation.

Contact: Paige Barnes