Ayano Elson



Ayano Elson is a Brooklyn-based choreographer and performer, originally from beautiful New Jersey and Okinawa, Japan. Elson graduated from Connecticut College with a dual major in dance and art history. While she was in school, she studied and performed in works by David Dorfman, Heidi Henderson, Adele Myers, and Lisa Race. In the past year, she has presented her own choreography at AUNTS, Movement Research, and Triskelion Arts, and has recently performed in works by Steven Reker/People Get Ready and Kim Brandt at CATCH, the Invisible Dog, Roulette, and the Kitchen. She currently works as the online manager for the New Museum.

Upcoming events

10/21/14 Lect/Dem at Roulette | 8 PM
Performing in Kim Brandt's Lec/Dem at Roulette 
roulette.org & tickets

11/8/14 AUNTS at the New Museum | 3–9 PM
Performing with Kim Brandt
Presenting work-in-progress with Liz Charky
newmuseum.org & tickets

1/10 & 1/11/15 Split Bill at Triskelion Arts
Premiering new work with performers Liz Charky and Skyler Volpe with music composed by Liz de Lise, John Dodig, Jon Markson, and CJ Knowles
triskelionarts.org & tickets

Recent events

10/14/14 Open Performance at Movement Research | 7 PM
Work-in-progress showing
movementresearch.org

6/6 & 6/7/14 Dance and Process: Brandt, Calpe, Patek, and Walsh at the Kitchen | 6–9 PM
Performing with Kim Brandt
thekitchen.org & tickets

4/22/14 The Kitchen L.A.B.: Gerard & Kelly, Steven Reker, and Mika Tajima | 6:30 PM
Performing with Steven Reker & Patrick Gallagher
thekitchen.org

4/19/14 Steven Reker for CATCH at the Invisible Dog
catchseries.org




I also do freelance web & graphic design! To get in contact, please email ayano.elson@gmail.com <3