TRACY BROYLES

Tracy Broyles is a Portland- based dancer, choreographer, movement instructor, and Core Energetics Counselor, that has been active in the community since 2000.

As a choreographer she is interested accessing and embodying the psyche as well as the greater mysteries that lie beyond it. She is intrigued by collective, archetypal stories and the way body and nature mimic and align together. Her work has been performed in Baltimore, San Francisco, Oakland, New York and Seattle, as well as Portland, where she has created seven evening-length pieces to date. Tracy's has received support from RACC, the MRG Foundation, and individual donors; and residencies with Signal Fire, Caldera, Studio Two, Water in the Desert. She attended Deborah Hay's Solo Commissioning Project in 2010 and is now a keeper of Art and Life.

Tracy became a certified Core Energetics Therapist in 2016, graduating from a three year intensive program under Ken Goldberg. She received her Pilates certification in 2003 under Shelley Stephenson and the PhysicalMind Institute. She holds a BA in Dance from University of Maryland Baltimore County.

 

 

 

 


Degree/Certifications

2016 Certification as a Core Energetics Practitioner, 3 year program under Ken Goldberg

2004 Certification in Pilates from the PhysicalMind Institute

1996 BA in Visual Performing Arts/Dance from University of Maryland Baltimore County

 

Choreographic Performance Biography

2016
The Observer Effect/ UMBC/ Baltimore, MD
Root/Route. In-Progress/ Headwaters Theater/Portland

2015
HYDE/Studio Two/Portland

2014
HYDE In-progress/Flock/Portland, Holocene/Portland
Critical Engagement with Dirt Stage/Flock/Portland

2013
The Observer Effect/Headwaters Theater/Portland
The Observer Effect In-Progress/Studio Two Resident Showing.

2012
Art + Life/Deborah Hay Solo Commission/Risk Reward Festival/Portland, Temescal Art Center/Oakland
Local Culture Project Film/Screened at Headwaters Theater/Portland

2011
Mirror, A Convoluted Path Of Resistance/Headwaters/Portland
Art+ Life/Headwaters Portland, DanceGround Keriac/ San Fransicso

2010
Monster Showing/Studio Two/Portland
Technology Monster/Headwaters, 10 Tiny Dances at Bluehour/Portland

2009
I want to stop wanting with Meshi Chavez/Disjecta/Portland
Between with Meshi Chavez and Stephanie Lanckton/Performance Works Northwest/Portland

2008
I want to stop wanting In-Progress/Movement Research/ NYC
Between/Judson Church/NYC

2007
COCOON BIRD/Site-specific in an empty house/Portland

2006
COCOON BIRD/In-progress/10 Tiny Dances/Seattle and Portland,  Dance USA/Newmark Theater/Portland, Caldera Artist Residency/Sisters, OR

2004
…..he was costuming angels/Disjecta/Portland

 

Grants/Awards/Residencies

2015
Individual Project Grant/HYDE (RACC)
Collaborative Residency with M13/Signal Fire/ Oregon

2013
Individual Project Grant/The Observer Effect (RACC)
Studio Residency/The Headwaters/Oregon

2012
New Expressive Work Residency/Studio Two/Oregon

2010
Professional Development Grant (RACC)
Deborah Hay Solo Commissioning Project/Findhorn, Scotland

2009
Individual Project Grant/I want to stop wanting. (RACC)

2007
Individual Project Grant/Cocoon Bird (RACC)
Caldera Artist Residency/Oregon

2006
Dance Lab Professional Development Residency from NDP and NEFA/Oregon
Award from MRG Foundation