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Halie Bahr is a dancemaker, performer and educator who relocated from Minneapolis, MN. As a Minneapolis choreographer, she presented work at The Soap Factory, Bryant Lake Bowl Theater, Zenon Dance, and Gamut Gallery. She has performed and presented work nationally in venues such as The Walker Art Center, Southern Vermont Dance Festival, Milwaukee Art Museum, Chicago Fringe Festival, and Danceworks DanceLab. Professionally, she has danced in works by Merce Cunningham, Jennifer Glaws, Leyya Mona Tawil, April Sellers Dance Collective, Danceworks Performance Company, Wildspace Dance Company, and Your Mother Dances. 

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In addition to Dance, Bahr has acted and performed in experimental films by filmmaker Kym McDaniel, which have screened internationally at the Echo Park Film Center (Los Angeles), the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts (Milwaukee), Cellular Cinema (Minneapolis), R.E.D. International Dance Film Festival (Norway), and the FIVC International Videodance Festival (Chile). She holds her BFA in Contemporary Performance & Choreography from University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, graduating Summa Cum Laude (2015). Within academic contexts, Bahr has performed in works by Trisha Brown, Stephan Koplowitz, Rebecca Stenn, Sarah Weber Gallo, Luc Vanier, Elizabeth Johnson, and Maria Gillespie. As an educator in Dance, Bahr has taught at many schools including the Cowles Center for Dance and Performing Arts (Minneapolis), Zenon Dance Company & School (Minneapolis), and Danceworks Inc. (Milwaukee). She is currently a MFA candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Modern Dance program at University of Utah.