Intensive Studies – American Styles
Spezialistin für Cunningham-Technik
Angela Fegers, USA
Angela Fegers is a dancer/performer/choreographer/producer from Winter Haven, Florida, based in Berlin. Angela received her formative training from Florida Dance Theater under the direction of Carol Erkes and Ferdinand Dejsus and New World School of the Arts, in Miami, Florida. At New World, she trained extensively in Limon, Graham, Cunningham, Jazz Dance and Classical Ballet.
She graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor in Performing Arts. While at New World, Angela was selected as a scholarship student by Rosie Herrera to attend the American Dance Festival. At ADF she was introduced to the Cunningham technique for the first time, led by Andrea Weber. Upon returning to New World she was selected by Patricia Lent (Cunningham Licenser) and Mary Lisa Burns (previous director of the Cunningham School) to perform the MinEvent Cunningham piece for Merce’s 100 years of Merce event. The performances took place in New York City at the 92nd Street Y and also at New World Symphony in Miami, Florida. Angela has participated in five Summer repertory workshops in New York City at The Cunningham school between the years 2012 and 2015.
She has performed Echange, Story, Rainforest, Inlet, Field Dance- at New York City Center- led by Andrea Weber, Melissa Toogood, Patricia Lent, Jennifer Goggins, and Daniel Squire. Following her training, she then moved to New York City where she danced professionally for Lindy Fines, Earl Mosley, and briefly Erick Montes.
While living in New York City she continued to train in Graham as an intern to the company and Cunningham with open classes and repertory workshops. After one year in New York, Angela relocated to Europe in hopes of finding a community that supported her choreography and artistic vision. Angela now uses Berlin, Germany as her base and currently dances as a freelance performer for Jessica Gaynor (Jessica Gaynor Dance Company ), Sarah Bleasdale, and Nadine Freisleben (GAU Company) Angela continues to show her own work as a freelance choreographer and is an active teacher in the Berlin community.
Since moving to Europe she has presented work in Iceland, the Netherlands, Germany, and Portugal. Angela is currently on faculty at the training school, Danceworks, teaching classical Modern techniques and Composition. She is the co-founder of the production and management company Apricot Production and the host of their podcast, the Talking Apricots- featuring cultural events in Berlin, Germany.