Ingrid Schatz

Ingrid is a Boston-based dancer and choreographer. She received her BFA in dance from the University of Massachusetts in 1997 and has made a career of pushing the boundaries of dance and performance. Ingrid has studied aerial dance, horse handling, stilt walking, and Authentic Movement.

Ingrid currently collaborates with visual artist Michael Dowling and dancer/choreographer DeAnna Pellecchia with whom she founded Kairos Dance Theater. She has collaborated or worked with Bennett Dance Company, Nicola Hawkins Dance Company, Caitlin Corbett Dance Company, Joyce Lim, Ernesto Pujol, Jin-Wen Yu and others. Ingrid is a principal dancer and rehearsal director for Paula Josa-Jones/ Performance Works with whom she has toured, taught, collaborated and choreographed throughout the US, in France, and Russia. She has been called "...strong, dramatically intense..." by the Chicago Sun-Times and "...a committed and superbly skilled dancer..." by the Boston Globe.