"Price's Choreography is dotted with innovation"
2019 Dance Crush Recipient
Noelle Price is contemporary creator originally from Detroit MI. Price received her Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Western Michigan University (WMU) in Kalamazoo MI where she established the Art for Change Scholarship through the Black Arts and Cultural Center, and developed thePLATFORM, an annual show presenting community art works.
Since relocating to Seattle WA in 2015, Noelle has performed with Karin Stevens Dance Company 2016-17, set work in festivals Full Tilt (Evoke Productions), Men in Dance Adjudicating Showcase, Tint Dance Festival and performed for the 2018 premier of Beautiful Carcass, a Maya Soto and Nico Tower collaborative project among other things. Price self-produced an evening length work titled An Ode to Marlin and wrote/performed her first one women play Death and Other Rude things both in 2016. 2019 her evening length work Remember Me Young received a Seattle Dance Crush Award for its commitment to advocacy.
Noelle currently finds fulfillment as the founder and Artist Director of PRICEarts (www.pricearts.co) a multidisciplinary arts organization, in addition to teaching at eXitSPACE School of Dance (Seattle WA) and Washington School of Dance (Bothell WA)
During her years at WMU, Noelle had the pleasure of working with professional dance artist Arturo Fernandez, ballet master of Alonzo King LINES ballet, while learning King’s contemporary ballet Koto. She also performed as the featured soloist in the historical reconstruction of Loïe Fuller’s La Mer by Megan Slayter and Jessica Lindberg Coxe, was the premiere dancer in an original piece by contemporary choreographer Peter Chu of Chuthis, and performed for three seasons with the WMU chapter of the Chicago-based hip hop company, Hip Hop ConnXion. Currently Noelle is the Artistic Director of PRICEarts N.E.W. and teaches at eXitSPACE School of Dance (Seattle WA) and Washington School of Dance (Bothell WA).