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Dawson Stearns

Stacy Dawson Stearns is a Bessie Award winning artist known for her work with Big Dance Theater, David Neumann, Hal Hartley, Ken Nintzel, and Blacklips Performance Cult. She has performed in 9 countries and in domestic venues including Jacob’s Pillow, American Dance Festival, Spoleto USA, Walker Art Center, The Whitney, The Ontological-Hysteric Theater, Classic Stage Company, HERE, City Center, Lincoln Center, Dance Theater Workshop (now NYLA), PS 122, MassMoCA, Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, The Performing Garage, Mother, and REDCAT. Beyond theater, Stacy has choreographed stage shows for pop icons Debbie Harry and Ann Magnusen. Film acting credits include: No Such Thing, Wigstock: the Movie!, and filmmaker Jonathan Demme’s performance film of Big Dance Theater’s Another Telepathic Thing. She is a proud recipient of the 2019 Pieter Dancemakers Grant. Special thanks to Dan Safer, Robert, Abby, and Qui for bringing me into the VC Universe.

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