29 Jun 2018
Edisa Weeks is a choreographer, educator, and director of DELIRIOUS Dances, a performance group that creates intimate environments that merge theater with dance. Her work has been performed in a variety of venues including at the Guggenheim Museum, The Kennedy Center, Aaron Davis Hall, Alfred University, Chashama, Dixon Place, Emory University, Harlem Stage, and Jacob's Pillow, among others. Weeks has performed in swimming pools, senior centers, sidewalks, storefront windows, and various private homes, including living rooms in Berlin, Germany, as part of Haus der Kulturen der Welts’ 50th anniversary celebration. Weeks and DELIRIOUS have received awards from Artists International, the Brooklyn Arts Council, Dixon Place, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New Music USA – Live Music for Dance, New York Foundation for the Arts, the Puffin Foundation; and choreographic residencies at Djerassi, Joyce SoHo, the Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and The Yard. In 2018, she served as a Center LOI panelist in Performance.