Coley Curry – Dancer, Multidisciplinary Artist and Social Advocate

Apr 17, 2023 | Artistories, Arts Foundation News, Arts Foundation Programs, News

Coley Curry – Dancer, Multidisciplinary Artist and Social Advocate


In this episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Coley Curry, a Filipinx dancer and creative currently based in Tucson, Arizona.

Jayme Wong Choreography – Coley’s current collaborators for her grant funded project. This is an example of their learning exchanges and rehearsal time.

Coley shares with us her journey from Chicago to Tucson, and how a transformative residency in the Philippines, her mother’s birthplace, reinvigorated her art practice. Her art takes many forms, including storytelling, facilitation, collage, craft, and film. In her movement, she aims to create spaces for community, ritual, healing, and taking ownership of personal history and cultural narratives.

Coley’s shares sties of her artist trajectory including a recent performance as a dancer during the Super Bowl halftime show with Rihanna. Her commitment to her community is equally inspiring, and she uses her art to advocate for social justice issues.

Episode host: Ammi Robles

Super Bowl Halftime footage 2023 – Coley is front row on the 25 yard line in this video.

Related Posts

Español de México