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Miranda Wright works closely with remarkable artists in Los Angeles and New York to produce boundary-pushing and engaging experiments in contemporary dance and theater.

Miranda founded Los Angeles Performance Practice in 2010, and the Live Arts Exchange [LAX] Festival in 2013. As an independent producer and performance curator, she has worked with artists on projects around the globe, including developing new work through reciprocal exchange between artists in Los Angeles, New York, Havana, Kigali, and Kampala early in her career. She has worked with Center Theatre Group, Center for the Art of Performance (CAP) UCLA, and CalArts Center for New Performance, among others, on special projects and initiatives, including a research initiative with neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists led by Kristy Edmunds and Sam Miller. She is the 2014 recipient of Center Theatre Group’s Richard E. Sherwood Award, and in 2015, was awarded a Cultural Exchange International Fellowship through the City of Los Angeles and the British Council to work with ArtsAdmin in London. Miranda holds a certificate from the Institute for Curatorial Practice In Performance at Wesleyan University, an MFA in Producing from California Institute of the Arts, and an Executive MBA from Hult International Business School. Miranda is currently on Faculty in the School of Dance at CalArts.

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Centering Artists and The Development of New Work
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Centering Artists and The Development of New Work

7 October 2021

Miranda Wright discusses the vitality of supporting new work development in the field and shares learnings from her experiences doing so as the founder of Los Angeles Performance Practice (LAPP) and the Live Arts Exchange (LAX) Festival.