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United States > Chester, PA > Widener University > 2017-02-20 > 05:00 pm

About The Event

Students and community members will come together to Dance.

About The Organizer

Jessica Warchal-King

Jessica C. Warchal-King, MFA, is a Philly based performer, choreographer, educator and arts advocate. She is Director of The Embodiment Project, LLC and has been a member of Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers and Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet since 2009. She has performed for many independent choreographers and organizations in Philadelphia, New York, and the Virginia/ DC area. Her choreography has been presented throughout Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, the Washington DC area, and Virginia. She has created work on students of Temple University, Muhlenberg College, West Chester University, Alvernia University, DeSales University, Drexel University, and Widener University. Jessica is the co-founder and curator of KYL/D's InHale Performance Series, KYL/D's community liaison, and an adjunct faculty member at Widener University. Jessica is the 2017 Regional Director for NACHMO Chester and has lead workshops and mentor sessions on using dance to build community. In 2016, Jessica was awarded the Widener University College of Arts & Sciences Part-time Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, Humanities division. She earned her MFA in Dance from Temple University where she was awarded the Rose Vernick MFA Artistic Transformation Award. Jessica earned her BA in Dance and Anthropology from Muhlenberg College where she received the Dance Leadership Award. She is a trained instructor in Dance for PD (Parkinson’s Disease), a Power Pilates Intermediate Certified Instructor, a Reiki practitioner, contributor for DanceAdvantage.net and writer/ developer for her own blog, The Embodiment Project: Fieldnotes (www.jcwarchalking.blogspot.com). Additionally, Jessica enjoys the quiet energy of the morning, singing cardinals, horseshoe crabs, dragonflies, and the shifting temper of the ocean. www.theembodimentproject.org

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