Based in Brooklyn, Kate Jewett is a dancer, dance maker, educator and rehearsal director. She holds a BFA from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Early in her career Kate was a member of Merce Cunningham’s Repertory Understudy Group. In 2005, she joined Shen Wei Dance Arts and was named rehearsal director in 2009. As the company education director she created a dance-in-education program for NYC schools. Her own works have been performed at the West Park Presbyterian Church, DeSales University, the United Nations, Park Avenue Armory, SCGSAH’s Gunter Theater, Milano Teatro Scuola, Paolo Grassi, Fabbrica Europa and Performatica festivals. Jewett founded Watusi Regime, a site-specific collaborative performance series. She is the co-founder of Moving Minds, a program that combines modern dance with critical thinking skills.
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