about nathan

Nathan Trice is the Artistic Director/Founder of nathantrice/RITUALS project-by-project dance theater based in New York City.

Originally from Detroit, MI Nathan began his training in 1988 under the strict direction of Aulani Chun in San Diego, Ca. at Mesa College. While training, he simultaneously completed his remaining two years of a four and a half year contract with the U. S. Military Naval service. Upon completion of his Naval contract, he was accepted into the Alvin Ailey certificate program. Since completing the certificate program Nathan has worked with MOMIX, Complexions, Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance Theater, Kevin Iega Jeff, Donald Byrd/The Group, danzaiza, Burnt Sugar Arkistra, Forces of Nature Dance Co., his own group, nathantrice/RITUALS dance theater and continues to freelance with an array of artists. While working with other artists Nathan has continued to travel throughout the United States and abroad for the past 15 years conducting residencies, master classes, workshops, lecture demonstrations and performances. For the past 8 years Nathan has continued to serve as professor of dance at Long Island University’s dance department in Brooklyn New York. Mr. Trice has continued to receive commissions from the Ailey II Company, Dallas Black Dance Theater, The Herman Lavern Theater Group, Bermuda Dance Company, The Harkness Dance Festival, Aaron Davis Hall E-moves Festival, DNA’S In The Company of MEN and Numerous Universities, colleges and Performing Arts High schools.
To serve those who seek the reflective importance of being human through art, in a VAST (Visual, Audio, Sensory, Theatrical) production.

Form a nucleus of multi-talented, multi-cultural, teaching and performing artist.

Invent a unique expressive aesthetic through the integration of dance, theater, sound, voice, costume, video and set design.

Create community collaborative-based initiatives to reflect current and historical social climates of gender, culture and identity

Conduct national and international touring to share the polarization or convergence of our common issues.

Build an annual three-site summer art intensive that develops a new paradigm through the interdisciplinary exploration of Dance, Theater, Voice and Critical Thinking to Art.



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