Hallie Chametzky, Archiving Specialist

Hallie Chametzky

Hallie Chametzky (she/her) is the Archiving Specialist at Dance/USA. As a dancer and choreographer, Hallie’s commitment to the preservation of dance history and legacy informs her practice and is rooted in a deep respect for and love of the field. She served previously as a Junior Fellow in the Music Division of the Library of Congress where she processed, rehoused, and documented the thousands of items in the Sophie Maslow Papers, and as an Archives/Audience Engagement Intern at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival where she gained expertise in access-focused archives. 

Hallie’s choreographic work has been shown at Undiscovered Countries (NYC), The Craft (Brooklyn), and Fertile Ground at Green Space (Queens), among others, and she is a current Fellow with University Settlement Performance Project. In addition to various freelance performance work, her performance experience includes Yehuda Hyman/Mystical Feet Company and Snap Soup Dance Company.

Hallie is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA in Dance and Choreography. In addition to her movement and archival practices, she is a writer and poet. Her writings on dance have appeared in Dance Magazine, Contact Quarterly, Dancegeist, and First of the Month, among others.

 

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