Hannah Seidel

Movement is in the transitions, not the poses. Education is in connections, not discrete facts. Thinking, writing about dance we assume we must divorce the mind from the body, yet movement naturally becomes metaphor, metaphor speaks ideas, ideas become words, and the words dance.

Hannah Seidel studied dance at Interlochen Arts Academy, New York University, and Pomona College, from which she received her BA. She has danced for Erica Essner, Chris Ferris, Akiko Furukawa, Hannah Baumgarten, Mark Borchelt, Née Danse, From the Horse's Mouth, and Gibney Dance, where she also lead workshops helping domestic violence survivors find relaxation and joy in movement of their own creation. Teaching credits include NYU's Tisch, Interlochen, and Pilates certification. Hannah recently served as content advisor for Dance: A Practical Guide to Pursuing the Art, and is currently a Graduate Teaching Assistant and MFA candidate at the College at Brockport, SUNY.