Festival Advisory Council

  • Rachel Boggia, Asst. Professor of Dance, Bates College
  • Suzanne Crowell, Writer, Pownal, ME
  • Laura Faure, Director, Bates Dance Festival, ex officio, Portland, ME
  • Robert Grieshaber, CPA, Auburn, ME
  • Sara Juli, Choreographer & Independent Development Consultant, Falmouth, ME
  • Kim Konikow, Independent Arts Consultant, Springdale, UT
  • Jessica Lockhart, Radio Producer & Writer, Portland, ME
  • Paula Marcus Platz, Psychotherapist, Auburn, ME
  • Jolene McGowan, Marketing Director, Portland ME
  • Kirk Read, Professor of French, Bates College, Lewiston, ME
  • Rick Speer, Director, Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ME
  • Riley Watts, independent dancer/teacher,  Portland, ME
  • Asher Woodworth, independent artist, Portland, ME

Honorary Artist Committee

  • Kyle Abraham, Founding Director, Abraham.IN.Motion
  • Suzanne Carbonneau, dance professor, scholar & critic, VA
  • Rennie Harris, Artistic Director, Rennie Harris Puremovement, PA
  • Stephan Koplowitz, Artistic Director, Stephan Koplowitz & Company, NY
  • Liz Lerman, Independent Choreographer, Washington DC
  • Vincent Mantsoe, Independent Choreographer, Saint Pont, France
  • Bebe Miller, Artistic Director, Bebe Miller and Company, MN
  • Eiko Otake, Co-Director, Eiko & Koma, NY
  • Judith Smith, Artistic Director, AXIS Dance Company, CA
  • Nancy Stark Smith, Artist, Educator & Editor, MA
  • Doug Varone, Executive Director Doug Varone and Dancers, NY
  • Jane Weiner, Artistic Director, Hope Stone, Inc., TX