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    Mersiha Mesihovic

    Mersiha Mesihovic

    Contemporary

    Biography:

    Mersiha Mesihovic, hailed as the rising NYC choreographer by the theworlddances.com is a Bosnian/Swedish dance-artist & the founder/artistic director of CIRCUITDEBRIS (circuitdebris.org), a dance company and a space for Interdisciplinarity - Radical Dance - Community Engagement. Mesihovic received her training at Balettakademien in Stockholm, Sweden, Sarajevo National Ballet School in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iwanson International School for Contemporary Dance in Munich, Germany and holds a BFA in Dance & Choreography from California Institute of the Arts. She has had the honor of dancing in works by contemporary icons as Ohad Naharin, Colin Connor, Trisha Brown, Rami Beer, and has collaborated closely with such intrepid artists as Karen Bernard, Reggie Wilson & Jaamil Kosoko. In addition she has worked with composer/saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. Mesihovic was the resident artist at the Choreo Collision/Danza Venezia (2012), Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach in Florida, (2015), Earth Dance in Massachusetts, (2016). Her work is has been presented internationally and received support from New Dance Alliance and New York Foundation for the Arts. Currently, Mesihovic resides in New York where she is actively developing her unique Movement Method EMBODIMENT and teaches at Universities, Dance Centers, and Dance Companies in US and abroad including Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg & Tshwane University of Technology in South Africa, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers in Philadelphia, Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center and Williamsburg Movement & Arts Center in New York.

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