Amy Hamilton is a local performing artist and dance educator who teaches
through LEAF Schools and Streets, the New Studio of Dance, Vance
Elementary School, and the Asheville Culture Project. She is a second
generation dancer who grew up at her mother's side, both backstage and
onstage, and has worked with internationally known choreographers Vera
Mantero, Ronald K. Brown and Nicholas Leichter. In 1996, Amy received a
B.A. in Dance from Connecticut College.
In 2010, Amy founded Pipsissewa Movement Project, which creates
experimental dance theater through various collaborations. She has
performed her original choreography in the US and South America at
venues including Dixon Place, the Angel Orensanz Center, El Centro
Cultural de Espana de Lima, Takiwasi, and locally, at the Asheville
Fringe Festival and other venues.