Carlye Eckert

Modern Technique

Carlye Eckert is a choreographer, performer, and teacher based in New York and a graduate of the Juilliard School (bachelor of fine arts, 2009). Eckert’s work focuses on environmental and communal experiences articulated through kinetic anecdotes. Collaborations with artists from many different mediums—such as actors, non-dancers, video artists, set designers, and experimental composers—are an integral part of her process and work. Eckert has worked and collaborated with Tino Sehgal, Jonah Bokaer, Jack Ferver, Luke Murphy Dance, Yara Travieso, Lucie Baker, Esme Boyce Dance, The Equus Projects, and appeared as a guest dance artist with Aszure Barton & Artists and Keigwin+Company. Eckert is a member of the Brian Brooks Moving Company and is currently working with Boris Charmatz/Musee de la Danse. She teaches contemporary technique at Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts.  

Her choreographic work has been presented in Portland, Oregon at A-WOL and the West Linn Theater; in New York City at Judson Church, Center for Performance Research, Triskelion, CAVE, CUNY, Dance New Amsterdam, West End Theater, Dixon Place, Location One, DUMBO Dance Festival, Green Space, The Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center, and The Juilliard School. In addition to her solo choreographic work, Eckert has an ongoing collaboration with John Sorensen-Jolink under the moniker, Eckert+SorensenJolink. In April 2011, they established the free performance series, STUFFED: Dinner and Dance at Judson Church, a program which continues to present dance artists and feed hungry audiences on a quarterly basis.