Assistant Professor, Compostition
BFA from SUNY Purchase, MFA from ADF/Hollins University
Tami Stronach, heralded as a "choreographic doctor of the human condition" is well-known for creating piercing, inventive dances about the search for connection. Since the formation of her company in 2000, Tami Stronach Dance (TSD) has been commissioned and presented by more than 20 venues in NYC including Danspace Project at St. Marks Church, Dance Theater Workshop, Joyce Soho, PS122, Here Art Center, Dance New Amsterdam, La MaMa Etc., The Flea, and Movement Research at Judson Church, among others. TSD has toured to venues throughout the US and internationally to England, Australia, and Mexico with upcoming invitations to Russia and Trinidad. She is also regularly commissioned to choreograph for plays and musical theater.
As a teacher Stronach has been a regular contributor in the modern dance guest artist series at Dance New Amsterdam, and she has been a guest instructor at universities including Princeton, SUNY Purchase, Long Island University, Bennigton College, Alfred University, the University of Florida, and the University of Michigan. She also has worked as a Teaching Artist for Lincoln Center Institute and continues to be a consultant for The New York City Ballet Education Department. She holds a B.F.A. in Dance from SUNY Purchase College and an M.F.A. in Dance from ADF/Hollins University.
In her performing career, she danced with Neta Pulvermacher, Kate Weare, Monica Bill Barnes and was a member of the internationally acclaimed physical theater company The Flying Machine.
Recent Productions (2010):
Actor: #34;Goodby Cruel World#34;. Adapted by Robert Ross Parker from Nikolai Erdman's The Suicide, Arclight Theater
Choreographer: "Me and Not Me" American Dance Festival, Reynolds Industries Theater
Choreographer: "But It’s For You". Irondale Center, Flicfest Festival
Choreographer: "Birds!" Ramapo College: Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts
Choreographer: "Mother Tongue" Wild Project, as part of the Between The Seas Festival