Kirstie Simson

Kirstie Simson (UK) has been a continuous explosion in the contemporary dance scene, bringing audiences into contact with the vitality of pure creation in moment after moment of virtuoso improvisation. Her eternal subject is freedom and she is renowned internationally as a leading light in the field of dance improvisation. She recently made the film Force of Nature, directed by filmmaker Katrina McPherson, that is a testament of her dedication and love for her art form.

Kirstie currently holds a professorship in the department of dance at the University of Illinois.