Congratulations to Assistant Professor in the Department of Dance, Courtney Harris, who has been chosen as a recipient of The Virginia Commission for the Arts 2013-2014 Artists Fellowships. Fellowships are awarded annually to artists residing in Virginia in recognition of creative excellence and to support their pursuit of artistic excellence. Harris was chosen among four Virginia artists to be honored in the field of choreography with fellowships of $5,000. Harris’ recent work includes her satirical film “Pas”—co-created with her collaborator Charli Brissey—which has screened nationally and internationally at dance and LGBTQ film festivals.
2013-2014 Fellowships in Choreography were awarded to:
Diane Coburn Bruning (Alexandria)
Courtney Harris (Richmond)
Vanessa Owen (Richmond)
William Smith (Manassas Park)