Award Winners / Artist Profile

About the Artist

Paige Barnes (Seattle) is a contemporary choreographer, movement artist and GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® instructor. She co-founded Open Flight Studio and Locate Performance Group. In Autumn 2008, she teamed up with Christopher Hydinger to form PB _ TMOG. Together, they have co-created the MovementFilmMusic and Ayudapii series. She is currently the co-creative director and co-curator of the quarterly improvisational Dance and Music series HERE/NOW. She has received awards from The Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation, City of Seattle Arts and Cultural Affairs, danceWEB, WA State Arts Commission, and Pacific Northwest Dance Lab. She received a BA in Dance from the University of Washington.

Paige is directing and performing a solo project titled War Is Over. She will use her 2011 GAP funds to develop War Is Over into an evening-length work in Spring 2012. Significant artists involved in the project are Stephanie Skura (dramaturg), Jeff Huston (sound composition), Aileen Imperial (videography) and Michael Fransen (set design). The GAP will go towards artist fees.

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