Carlye Eckert is a dance artist based in New York and a graduate of the Juilliard School (Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, 2009).
Ms. Eckert’s work uses environmental and communal choreographic experiences to cultivate platforms for an exchange of ideas and dialogues surrounding social and personal axioms. She works with artists from many different mediums, such as actors, non-dancers, video artists, set designers, and experimental composers. For many years, Eckert has facilitated public, private, educational, traditional, and non-traditional presentational and non-presentational platforms for experiencing and engaging with movement-based practices.
Her choreographic work has been presented in Portland, Oregon at A-WOL and the West Linn Theater; in New York State’s Hudson Valley Region at Garner Arts Center, Chapman Steamer Arts, The Ritz Theater, and in New York City at Judson Church, Center for Performance Research, Triskelion, CAVE, CUNY, Dance New Amsterdam, West End Theater, Dixon Place, Location One, DUMBO Dance Festival, Green Space, The Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center, and The Juilliard School.
As a performer, Ms. Eckert has worked and collaborated with Tino Sehgal, Jonah Bokaer, Jack Ferver, Boris Charmatz/Musee de la Danse, Luke Murphy Dance, Yara Travieso, Lucie Baker, Esme Boyce Dance, The Equus Projects, and appeared as a guest dance artist with Aszure Barton & Artists and Keigwin+Company. Ms. Eckert has been a member of the Brian Brooks Moving Company since 2013.
Ms. Eckert teaches nationally and internationally. She is part-time faculty at Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts where she teaches contemporary technique, improvisation, and composition.
Ms. Eckert is the director of Chapman Steamer Arts, a performing arts and residency space in Newburgh, NY and is a founding member and co-producer of the free performance series, STUFFED: Dinner and Dance at Judson Church.