Elizabeth Weil Bergmann

Name: Elizabeth Weil Bergmann

Professional Areas: Dancer, Choreographer, Poet

Email Address: ebergmann4@gmail.com

Website/URL: http://www.elizabethbergmanndance.com

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Brief Bio Text: Former teacher for José Limón, Bergmann retired as Dance Director, choreographer-in-residence and Lecturer at Harvard University. Prior to Harvard, Bergmann was Chair, resident choreographer and Professor of Dance at Florida International University, California State University, Long Beach, Shenandoah University and the University of Michigan. She has won awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (3 for choreography), the University of Michigan (Distinguished Faculty Award and Lifetime Achievement Award), the California Arts Council and the Virginia Commission for the Arts and was a Fulbright Scholar to Trinidad working with the Trinidad Theatre Workshop. Bergmann has also been a guest teacher and choreographer at the Interlochen Arts Center, DanzFest in Cattolica, Italy, the Carreño Dance Festival and currently teaches and choreographs for the Sarasota Ballet’s Margaret Barbieri Conservatory. A graduate of The Juilliard School and University of Michigan, Bergmann is co-author of “Connecting To Creativity: Ten Keys To Unlocking Your Creative Process” and performs her one-woman show “Coming to Myself”.

Professional Affiliations: National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)