Candice Salyers, of Hattiesburg, MS, is a dancer and multi-disciplinary artist whose work integrates text, poetic images, and movement to create both intimate and large-scale installations and performances. Her dance work has been shown in landscapes and stages in the U.S., U.K., Estonia, Ireland, Spain, Hungary, Morocco, and the Czech Republic and has been supported and presented by residencies and theaters including Redfern Arts Center, Vermont Performance Lab, Ko Festival of Performance, Bates Dance Festival, Arte & Ecologia (Spain), ACSL (Armenia), and Green Olive Arts (Morocco). She was one of 10 US artists selected to participate in an international exchange between National Dance Project (US) and Culture Ireland (IE). Her Ph.D. work explored intersections of dance performance, feminist theories, and environmental philosophy, and she also holds an MFA and MDiv.
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Last updated: March 14, 2019