Marcela Giesche was at Alfred University for a four-day teaching residency.
Berlin-based Marcela studied dance and choreography at the Rotterdamse Dansacademie and The Ohio State University where she received her BFA. She has received numerous scholarships including participation in the danceweb 2010 at Impulstanz festival in Vienna, Austria. Marcela has danced for Bianca Van Dillen and Beppie Blankert in the Netherlands, with Neuer Tanz / VA Wölfl, and Canan Erek in Germany, and for the Italian company Deja Donne. In the past three years she has also been working extensively with Bruno Caverna (Brazil) as a dancer, teacher, and choreographer. She has also been developing her own research in movement improvisation and choreography, and has presented her work in the USA, and across Europe.