TARYN GRIGGS

dancer

Taryn Griggs has danced with Ivy Baldwin, Yoshiko Chuma, Mary Cochran, Sara Hook, Jodi Melnick, David Neumann, Susan Rethorst, Irish Modern Dance Theatre, Liz Roche/Rex Levitates, Sara Smith, Anna Sperber, Karinne Keithley Syers, Johannes Wieland and Hijack. Since 2002 she has been creating, performing and teaching with her husband, Chris Yon. Their work together has been presented, commissioned and toured to venues across the US, Canada, Ireland and France. Griggs received a Sage Award for Performance in 2009 and a McKnight Fellowship for Dance in 2012. Current projects include work with Tori Lawrence, Netta Yerushalmy, and Chris Yon. Griggs lives in Winston-Salem and teaches at the University of North Carolina School for the Arts.

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