Cara M. Surico
Originally from Dayton, OH, is a choreographer, performer, teacher and certified MBD™ yoga instructor, based in Brooklyn. Holding a BFA from the Alvin Ailey/Fordham program, Cara is currently the Artistic Director of SuriCo. Her work has and continues to be shown both inside and out of venues in NYC. She has been specifically recognized through Regional Dance America-twice granted the Monticello Award for Best Female Emerging Choreographer as well as the 2006 recipient of the National Choreography Connections Award. Her work supports her growing interest to create an emotionally charged, highly physical world that invites the viewer to intimately engage. In addition to performing and creating, Cara continues to share her passion for her performing art through teaching, guiding both children and adults to create sustainable movement patterns that facilitate creative expression. Currently Cara is a Dance and Movement Specialist at both the Greene Hill School (4-13 yrs) and Grace Church School (4-5yrs) in Brooklyn. She is also on faculty at the Mark Morris Dance Center working with both children and adults.