Artist in Residence
Taryn Lavery, a native of Logan, Utah, fuses her classical background with a desire to revitalize modern dancefor broader audiences, extracting a new form of contemporary performance. She attended the University of Alabama on scholarship, receiving a BA in Dance, working with Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre, Dance Alabama and Birmingham's Sanspointe Dance Company before moving to Austin. Taryn is a current artist with multimedia dance company ARCOS and is co-director and co-founder of BLiPSWiTCH.
BLiPSWiTCH is a project-based dance collective Co-Directed by Taryn Lavery and Alex Miller, founded in 2015 to unite diverse artists in collaboration, unbound by individual mediums. They host dance/artist collaborations for their Offbeat series, a reoccurring event held in unconventional spaces, have participated in Austin Dance Festival and Revolve: A Movement Display, and recently presented their first self-produced evening length work, Diet Fizz Radio. www.blipswitchmovement.com