Artistic Director Contact Info
ELLEN DEUTSCH received a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2008. She studied dance with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, BalletMet Columbus, Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theater, and the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. She has performed in the work of choreographers Robert Moses, Cheryl Chaddick, Erika Randall, and Philip Johnston, as well as with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, the Mary Miller Dance Company and the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. In 2007 and 2008 she performed in the Champaign-Urbana Boneyard Arts Festival as part of Kirstie Simson’s improvisation ensemble. Ms. Deutsch recently appeared at Anime Milwaukee 2012, where she performed improvised dances to accompany renowned storyteller Dan Keding. Ms. Deutsch is also a certified teacher of the Alexander Technique, and gives private lessons out of her beautiful Greenfield home.
In early 2007 Ms. Deutsch served as Assistant Choreographer for the UIUC Department of Theatre’s production of A Chorus Line, and received her first choreography job working for Dark Maze Studios on the feature film Press Start. Ms. Deutsch has been choreographing and performing Geeksdanz works since April of 2007, when she performed her first work, P.447-450, #1-29 odd, in the Dance Department’s Studiodance II concert at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.