Perin Hailey McNelis
Perin Hailey McNelis is a dancer from Tucson, AZ. She holds a BFA in dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and is currently living in Los Angeles where she is studying botany and dancing with the Sunland Dancers. She has performed in the work of James Kidd, Jill Johnson, Sean Curran, Cheryllyn Lavagnino, and Laurel Snyder. Her work has been presented by the Fourth Arts Block’s FAB Festival in New York, and by Machine Project, Home LA and Pieter in Los Angeles.
My score is a slow building improvisation based on blind contour drawing. I explore the relationship between body and landscape.