LESLIE FRYE MAIETTA
11 Totman Building; Dance Department
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Guest Artist in Jazz Dance & Choreography; Lecturer
Leslie Frye Maietta holds an MFA from Hollins University and a BFA from the Conservatory of Dance at the University of the Arts, where she received a Promising Artist Award Scholarship and the Outstanding Performance in Modern Dance Award.
Maietta traveled to the Forsythe Company Studios, Frankfort, and to Berlin to study with artists, scholars and performers, including Christopher Roman, Sasha Waltz, Xavier LeRoy and Adrien Heathfield.
Her recent work includes the premiere of her dance film Talking to the Falx at the Mobius Experimental Film Festival in Boston, presentation of her thesis at Duke University's The American Dance Festival, and the presentation of her choreography in New York City on two concert series: the Hatch and Current Sessions. Maietta installed her recent solo re- / Dream With Me in venues throughout New England.
She has performed work by Adele Myers, Mary Cochran, Mia Michaels, George Faison, and Ronen Koresh. A company member with University of Hartford's Full Force Dance Theatre, Scapegoat Garden, and the Garden Center for Contemporary Dance, Ms. Maietta has taught at the Greater Hartford Academy of Performing Arts and the University of Hartford, Hartt School Community Division.