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Andrea Chastant Burkholder


Andrea Chastant Burkholder graduated from the University of Maryland with degrees in dance and Spanish. She has performed with a variety of local dance companies, most intensively with Seize the Day! mixed-abilities dance company and This Body This Earth. She formed Arachne Aerial Arts in 2003 with dance partner, Sharon Witting. She has choreographed for Air Dance Bernasconi, Updraft, Univeristy of Maryland Theater Department, and for her own artistic endeavors. Never wanting to live in her own artistic bubble, she has collaborated with musicians Alvin Hill, Jr. and DJ Spooky, with aerial theater artist, Mara Neimanis, and with poet, Kay Lindsey.  She is also certified in Pilates and owns two studios Pure Joe, in Washington, DC and in Reston, Virginia. Services offered: aerial and pilates lessons for small groups, special events (weddings, private parties, etc.), outdoor, theatre, site specific performances/collaborations with musicians, visual artists or art galleries. Target audience: adults/young adults

Artist Statement/Focus

I strive to create and perform dance that merges work between ground and air. It is important that my artistic work addresses themes relevant to our culture and times and can be understood at various levels by a wide range of audiences.

Phone 301-779-4842
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Location 20781
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