In addition to her role as Artistic Director of Nugent Dance, Nugent has performed with renowned artists including Keith Johnson/Dancers, Victoria Marks, Ririe Woodbury Dance Company (Doug Varone, Laura Dean, Phyllis Lamhut, Shapiro and Smith, Doug Nielsen), Della Davidson, and Malashock Dance and Company.
Since moving to Indianapolis in July 2013, she has become active in the mid-west contemporary dance and improvisation community, serving as Adjunct Professor of Dance at IU Bloomington, performing, teaching and dancing with G.L.A.C.I.E.R, choreographing for the IUPUI Dance Company MOCO, teaching contemporary dance technique at Motus Dance Theater and joining them for performances at TEDX Indy and Chemical Peel. In Spring of 2014 she will also serve as a Visiting Artist at Ohio State University.
Nugent has previously served on full-time faculty at California Institute of the Arts (2008-2013) and as an Associate Professor of Dance at UC-Santa Barbara (2001-2007) teaching contemporary technique, improvisation, and composition. In California she co-hosted a weekly contact improvisation jam at ARC Pasadena with Shel Wagner Rasch and Jill Cooper and taught master classes/workshops through festivals, schools, and studios.
She has also served as a board member of Center Stage Theater in Santa Barbara, on a special advisory board for the Durfee Foundation's ARC grant, and currently serves as Vice President and Treasurer of Iridian Arts Inc.
WORKSHOP & JAM
Andrew Brightman & Gregory Burdulis
Sunday, March 30th
10am - 2pm
1001 Hosbrook St
March 28th at 7:30pm
1001 Hosbrook St
$10 at the door
A dance theater adaptation of
"rasgos asiaticos" by playwright Virginia Grise
Nugent, Grise, scenic designer Peiyi Wong, and cast will be in residence at Indy Convergence 2014!