melissa west is 2016 CUNY Dance Initiative Artist in Residence at the College of Staten Island. Stay tuned for more!
Snug Harbor Artist Residency Program (SHARP Artist, 2014-15)
Public presentation: improvisations for body and soundMarch 14 (Sat) 2-4pm
as part of  #wanderingaffect, an installation
The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art
1000 Richmond Terrace, Building C
Staten Island NY
On display: December 1 2014-March 1 2015
Dance/NYC Symposium 2015
February 22 2015, 10-6pm
Gibney Dance Center, 280 Broadway (enter at 53A Chambers)
New York, NY 10007
Panel: NYC Dance Facilities and Geographic Equity
(11:45 am-1:00 pm) Melissa West will be a panelist in this discussion.
Katie Politis and Katherine Gore,
Katie Politis and Katherine Gore-Lanzetta
They Taste Good to Her
Recent Performances
To Kill a Mockingbird with Staten Island OutLOUD at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (October 2014)
bad woods at the Greenbelt Nature Center (September 2014)
I have trouble leaving places  (with Mary Ellen Carafice and Paul Barbato) at the Brick Theater (June 2014)
fallow time: Novel Ecologies at the Movement Research Spring Festival (May 2014)
Reveries of the Girl Wanderer at the Queens Museum (Open Engagement Festival, May 2014)