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Courtney Colón

Courtney Colón

Courtney Colón is a creator, educator, mover, and artist-activist. She holds an MFA in Dance from Hollins University, where she studied in Virginia, New York, and Germany. Ms. Colón completed her BA in Dance from Stockton University, graduating with distinction in her program. Courtney’s senior work, “I Am My Own,” was selected to represent Stockton at the American College Dance Festival in 2015. Courtney has taught and performed extensively throughout the United States. Her choreography and lectures have been presented in NY, NJ, PA, DE, NC, and VA. In 2010, Ms. Colón founded pillardance company, a dance collective based in Philadelphia, PA.

Courtney is most interested in generating disruptions within her work by referencing ideologies surrounding the sociological and political landscapes of contemporary American society, where others can find their own meaning and narratives.Ms. Colón prioritizes a connection to her internal and external environment, to others, and to the broader human experience.She believes that we are all connected to a larger global community and wishes to make this connection more clear and relevant.