Fellowships

PLAINVIEW FELLOW

2021

 

Yvonne Montoya is a 2021 Southwest Folk Alliance PlainView Fellow. She will conduct embodied ethnographic research in Agua Prieta, Sonora, México where she will study Sonora Bronco, a genre of Folklórico Mexicano with Maestro Juan Luis Angeles Gónzalez founding director of Ballet Folklórico Angeles de Agua Prieta.

 

Yvonne will work with Agua Prieta-based digital artist Ammi Robles to document the research and choreographic exchange. 

Yvonne will be accompanied by the cast of Stories from Home on this residency.

KENNEDY CENTER CITIZEN ARTIST FELLOW

2019 - 2020

 

Yvonne Montoya was a 2019-2020 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist. Click here for more information.

2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artists
2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artists

press to zoom
2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artists
2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artists

press to zoom
1/1
Dance USA Artist Fellows
Dance USA Artist Fellows

press to zoom
Montoya with fellow Fellows
Montoya with fellow Fellows

press to zoom
Dance USA Artist Fellows
Dance USA Artist Fellows

press to zoom
Dance USA Artist Fellows
Dance USA Artist Fellows

press to zoom
1/5

DANCE USA ARTIST FELLOW 2019 - 2020

Yvonne Montoya is excited to announce that she is a 2019-2020 Dance/USA Artist Fellow. As a fellow, she presented at the 2020 Dance/USA Dance Forum APAP pre-conference speaking about Dance in the Desert: A Gathering of Latinx Dancemakers. More information about the fellowship can be found here.

PROJECTING ALL VOICES ARTIST FELLOW

2017 - 2018

Yvonne Montoya was a Post-Graduate Fellow in Dance at Arizona State University where she founded and organized the inaugural Dance in the Desert: A Gathering of Latinx Dancemakers. While at ASU she incubated new work, wrote the  article Who Takes Center Stage?: Xicana Epistemologies in Contemporary Dance that was published in El Mundo Zurdo 7 in 2019, and was mentored by Liz Lerman. Check out a conversation on mentorship with Liz Lerman here.

PAV fellows with Bill T. Jones
PAV fellows with Bill T. Jones

press to zoom
Inaugural PAV fellows w/Erika Moore
Inaugural PAV fellows w/Erika Moore

press to zoom
Yvonne Montoya
Yvonne Montoya

Images courtesy of Yvonne Montoya & Dance in the Desert. Photos by Dominic AZ Bonuccelli

press to zoom
PAV fellows with Bill T. Jones
PAV fellows with Bill T. Jones

press to zoom
1/10