Chrysa Parkinson is a dancer living in Brussels and Berkeley, California. She is the Director of the New Performative Practices MFA program at DOCH/Uniarts in Stockholm, and a Professor of Dance at Stockholm University of the Arts. Her artistic research is focused on the performer’s experiential authorship.
She lived in New York for many years and performed with Tere O’Connor Dance, Irene Hultman, Mia Lawrence, Jennifer Monson and Mark Dendy, among others. She worked on improvisational performance in Belgium with Zoo/Thomas Hauert and David Zambrano.
Chrysa Parkinson has been teaching across the US, Europe and Australia since 1998. Her writing and films have been published and distributed internationally.