Melinda Buckwalter
  • Female
  • Cummington, MA
  • United States
  • artist
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Mutual Aid Grant Cycle #3: April - September 2013

GRASSROOTS SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR CREATIVE PROJECTSROUND THREE is now underwayClick here to learn how it works and then become a member.     If you're already a micro grant member and would like to submit a proposal click 'add a project proposal' below.See More
Oct 28, 2013
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SEEDS Festival of Arts & Ecology Public Events at Earthdance, 252 Prospect St. Plainfield, MA

July 10, 2010 at 8pm to July 17, 2010 at 10pm
Earthdance, 252 Prospect St. 634-5678, contact@earthdance.netSaturday, July 10, 8pm to 9:30pm. Dance Performance: Benoît Lachambre, Daniel Lepkoff, and Sakura Shimada in performance. $10 suggested donation.Sunday July 11, 6pm to 10pm. ECO Dinner & ECO Jam. Special recipes by Leslie Cerier, author of Going Wild in the Kitchen, and ECO atmosphere & musique to dance to by Ali Skalli. $10 meal & $10 for dancing, suggested donation.Monday, July 12, 8pm. Advanced Film Screening of The…See More
Jul 8, 2010
Melinda Buckwalter is now a member of Valley Art Share
May 26, 2009

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What town do you live in?
Williamsburg, MA
In which disciplines do you work or exhibit?
Dance, Theater, Words
Artist Statement/Bio
Melinda Buckwalter, dance writer and researcher, is the author of Composing While Dancing: An Improviser’s Companion and is co-editor of Contact Quarterly, the dance and improvisation journal, since 2005. She has served as a co-curator of the SEEDS (Somatic Experiments in Earth, Dance + Science) festival of arts and ecology. She studied dance at Bennington College where she received her MFA and lives in Cummington, Massachusetts, with her husband John Selfridge. Currently she works for the Five College Center for East Asian Studies at Smith College and is learning to speak Chinese. She continues to develop a constellation of interests in East Asia, including qigong, Jin Shin Jyutsu, and research in the aesthetics of Japanese dance and theater. Melinda enjoys sharing her various interests and points of view on these web pages. Reach her at melinda.buckwalter at
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Contact Quarterly, the dance & improvisation journal

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