Bhumi B. Patel / pateldanceworks
Bhumi B. Patel is a dancer, choreographer, administrator, educator, writer, and historian. Her choreographic work holds the focus of listening to individual bodies and in conversation with the assemblage of identities that she embodies and has been presented at SAFEhouse Arts and as part of RAWdance's Concept Series in San Francisco. Bhumi earned her Master of Arts in American Dance Studies from Florida State University and Master of Fine Arts in Dance from Mills College. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Dance and English Literature - Creative Writing from Agnes Scott College. In 2017, Bhumi founded pateldanceworks, a queer, feminist dance company. Bhumi was selected as a 2018 Fellow with the Emerging Arts Professionals and as a Lead Artist with SAFEhouse Arts in San Francisco. She is currently the Program Coordinator with Hope Mohr Dance, Administrative Assistant for Nancy Karp and Dancers, and teaches with the Youth Program at Shawl Anderson Dance Center. Bhumi creates choreographic work for both stage and screen.