Andrea Stone is passionate about dance. Falling in love with modern dance in high school, she went on to study African jazz, ballroom and Middle Eastern belly dance. For over a decade she performed with Malibu Improv Dance Troupe, a diversified contact improvisation dance collective.In 1997 she performed with The Dance Hall Performers for The Annual Ball. Andrea has been part of Desert Movement Arts since 2019, producing collaborative and site-based dance and movement performances, last year performing with Coachella Water Dancers for National Water Dance.
We all have potential to create & we all have the ability to heal. Healing is an elevated art.
Eve believes creating is intrinsic to healing.
Her current contributions include poetry, singing & songwriting. She is interested in creating connection, and paradigm shifts through storytelling in its various forms & performance arts.
Constance Clare-Newman is a somatic educator and performer whose work is inspired by her training in the Hawkins technique, improvisation, Continuum, and Alexander Technique. Her performance work and teaching have been presented at festivals and seen in the environments of the California desert and the dunes of Cape Cod.
She has performed in the work of Anne Bluethenthal & Dancers, Purple Moon Dance Project, Westwind Folk Ensemble, Ruth Botchan and Dancers and Desert Movement Arts
Susan Detlefsen, PhD, retired French professor. Interested in global climate issues, especially water conservation. Also poetry, film, hiking, multiple dance forms, watercolor and travel. Susan brings her writing talents and creative spirit to the improvisational play of Desert Movement Arts.
Jamie Grace Davis is an LA artist, working internationally. She concluded her first MFA program at Otis CAD, January 2015, with the exhibition: Points of Departure. She is currently engaged in an ongoing project “Points of Connection.” Her interests lie in pictorial construction through movement, patterns, geography, and prescience. She has devoted time to visual and kinesthetic areas of study to produce further understanding of how these two ways of knowing influence and inform one another, both in a painting and a choreography. Jamie works post studio, with site specific locations and collaboratively with other artists.
Emily Jane Steinberg
Emily Jane Steinberg is a social artist, activist and alchemist. Whether as a visual storyteller, public listener & scribe, or while fostering congruent expression in herself and others through workshops and channels ranging from music and movement to the written word, she is devoted to the sacred work of waking up. Emily collaborates with individuals, organizations, and teams who engage with the business of life and the lives of their business through the layered lenses of social, spiritual, artistic and environmental justice. Learn more at www.emilyYES.com