Director BIO: Nancy Allison, Laura Boato (MARMO)

Experimental Film & Music Video Festival

Director Biography – Nancy Allison, Laura Boato

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Nancy Allison received a BFA (Bachelor’s of Fine Arts) from Ohio University from which she also received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2002. In addition she studied, as a scholarship student, at the famed University of the Arts at Jacob’s Pillow founded by American modern dance pioneer, Ted Shawn. She earned CMA certification (Certified Movement Analyst) from LIMS/NY (Laban-Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies) in 1991 and is a sought after teacher of LMA (Laban Movement Analysis) in the US, Canada and Europe. From 1976 – 85 Nancy was a member of Jean Erdman’s and Joseph Campbell’s Theater of the Open Eye where she won acclaim for her interpretations of Erdman’s modern dance repertory of the 1940s and 50s. She was the executive producer and featured dancer in the three-part video archive Dance & Myth: The World of Jean Erdman now housed in the U.S…

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