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The artistic projects of choreographer Kathy Westwater receive support from foundation and government sources, as well as from individuals.
Donations are tax-deductible, and greatly appreciated! 


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Dancer Wendy Whelan in Sophie at 92NY
photo caption: The solo dancer’s head is thrown back and her eyes are shut. She is performing a rhythmic score of disorganizing her body.
photo Julie Lemberger
Cast of Rambler, Worlds Worlds A Part at New York Live Arts
photo caption: The seven dancers are scattered randomly throughout the stage—some standing, some on the floor; some bent over, some twisted, some stretched. They are performing a movement-based response to a memory of pain they individually endured in the past.
photo Ian Douglas
Cast and audience participants of PARK
at Fresh Kills Landfill
photo caption: Dancers and audience perform a participatory score of wandering on a capped landfill mound at Fresh Kills Landfill.
photo Marina Zamalin

Awards, Residencies & Commissions


National Endowment for the Arts Dance Program (with Freshkills Park Alliance, NYC Parks Dept.)

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Governors Island

Arts Center Residency

Yaddo Artist Residency

CUNY Dance Initiative, Residency

Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography, Residency

Lumberyard, Solange MacArthur Award for New Choreography

Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grant

Dance/NYC Covid Relief Fund

Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grant Covid-19 Fund

Petronio Residency Center, Inaugural Artist Residency

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Creative Engagement

New Music USA

Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grant

Brooklyn Studios for Dance, Residency

Temple University, Reflection:Response Commission and Residency

National Endowment for the Arts, Challenge America Grant, Multidisciplinary Program (with Sarah Lawrence College)

New York Foundation for the Arts, Emergency Relief Fund

Millay Colony for the Arts, Residency

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Swing Space Residency

Puffin Foundation Grant

Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art, Nature, and Dance, iLAB Residency

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, Artist Residencies, 2 years

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Anchor Artist

Dance Theater Workshop, Commission and Residency

The Field, Artist Residency

Rockbridge Artist Exchange, Residency

Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Artist Residency

New York Foundation for the Arts, Opportunity Grant

Summer Stages Dance Festival, Fellowship

92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, Space Grant

Franklin Furnace, Fund for Performance

Meet the Composer Fund

92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, Space Grant

Workspace for Choreographers, Residency

Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, Commission

Movement Research, Artist Residency

Meet the Composer Fund Grant

Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Space Grant

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