Carmen Caceres is a dance artist, originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received a BA in Dance and Education at SUNY Empire State College. She deepened her studies in dance, performance, and choreography at the former Merce Cunningham Studio in New York, where she completed the Professional Training Program and participated in several repertory and composition workshops with the school's faculty, organized by the Merce Cunningham Trust. In her native city she graduated from the National School of Dance and has studied Dance Composition at the National University of the Arts UNA.
She has been creating and presenting dance works in Argentina and NY since 2009. Her works have been presented in several venues such as Dixon Place, Green Space Studio, Triskelion Arts Center, Teatro Sea, and Center for Performance Research. In 2012 she founded DanceAction, a dance company that works as a creative platform to produce dance works in collaboration with musicians, designers, and visual artists.
As a performer and collaborator she worked with artists Ines Armas, Anabella Lenzu, Katie Rose McLaughlin, Isabel Lewis, Jillian Peña, Lisa Parra, Sarah Berges, Elia Mrak, Sari Nordman, and Jody Oberfelder among others.
Carmen also works as a movement and dance educator for children and teenagers in New York City and Brooklyn.
Photo Credit Stephen Delas Heras
Video: Harsha De Silva, Alex Romania, & Rosario Caceres.
Edition: Carmen Caceres