Madison Palffy
MFA Student
Dance

261 UCB, University Theatre Building
Dance Graduate Office, Room W1B55
 

Spring Office Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 9:15am - 10am or by appointment.

Madison Palffy is a dancer, performance-maker, improviser, and visual artist. Her work is a continual investigation of risk, failure, disorientation, and multiplicity. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hampshire College where she studied dance, performance, and queer theory. Madison brings 10+ years of working with the pioneers of contact improvisation and post-modern dance forms. She has had the pleasure of performing in work by and training with Chris Aiken, Angie Hauser, Kathleen Hermesdorf, Paul Matteson, Wendy Woodson, and Lailye Weidman (among others). Her work has been shown at Studio 303 (Montreal), The Iron Factory (Philadelphia), Ponderosa (Germany), The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (Northampton, MA), GreenSpace (NYC), Mascher Space Co-op (Philadelphia), AS220 (Providence, RI), Rhinoceropolis (Denver), and throughout New England. Madison is a founding member of LOCULUS, a dance and performance collective that creates performances in non-traditional spaces and produces an experimental dance journal. She has taught master classes in composition, improvisation, and technique as well as regularly teaching adult beginner classes for the past 5 years.