Frances Chiaverini



Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Frances Chiaverini (Juilliard, BFA 2003) is a Dancer, Activist, and Director. Her work uses interactive performance and cyber engagement to discuss ideas of objectivity, reproductive justice, valuation, and the politics of formalized dance aesthetics. She is currently working with BRUCH and Trajal Harrell at Schauspielhaus Zürich. She most recently was a member of The Forsythe Company, performer and consultant for Anne Imhof, a Resident Fellow at The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University and a creator of the social justice curriculum for dance artists "How to navigate dysfunctional culture while feeling safe, connected, and empowered" supported by the m2ACT Migros-Kulturprozent. Her latest works include "Open Carry//Concealed Carry" (2018) commissioned by saasfee*pavillon, "It’s my house and I live here. (2019)", Frankfurt a.M., "Separation of Church and State or How to Make Your Mother Proud on Election Day" (2020) for Rimini Aparat, and "HAUCH" (2021) with Ensemble Modern.

photo: (C) Flavio Karrer