April Biggs

MFA

April Biggs.

April Biggs

MFA

April Biggs

MFA

Classes

DAC 214 (Ballet 2), DAC 411 (Modern 6), and DAC 378 (Partnering)

Contact Information

Education

  • Ohio State University (OSU), Department of Dance, Columbus, OH
        Master of Fine Arts in Dance, Concentration in Choreography

  • The New School for Public Engagement, School of Writing, NYC, NY
        Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Concentration in Poetry

  • Florida State University (FSU), School of Dance, Tallahassee, FL   
        Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, Emphasis on Performance, Choreography & Dance Theory

Bio

April Biggs is a choreographer, teacher, curator, and writer. She hails from Brooklyn, NY, where she founded her dance company, Biggs & Co. in 2005. Biggs & Co. has presented and produced several dance works in NYC, as well as Buffalo, NY, including two evening-length works titled Awkward Sister and every thing is wonder us. In 2006, she was the recipient of a NY LMCC Swing Space Grant. In addition to performing her own work, she has performed the work of Bebe Miller, Doug Varone, Micayla Wynn, Ronald K. Brown, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, and Michael Helland, and has been a company member of Anne Burnidge Dance, Third Rail Projects, silverbrown dance, and VANdance. April has taught extensively in New York, Florida, Ohio, and California, and was the facilitator for the Contact Improv community in Columbus, Ohio for 3 years. She was awarded a University Fellowship to attend graduate school at Ohio State University, and while there as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, she taught various lecture and studio-based courses.

April is a published dance critic and runs a writing collective in NY. She holds a BFA in Dance from Florida State University, an MFA in Dance from Ohio State University, and an MFA in Poetry from The New School.