Garet Wierdsma

Teaching Artist

Garet Wierdsma earned her BFA in Dance from NYU Tisch in May 2021. Her performance experiences include pieces by Shamel Pitts, Chuck Wilt, Patricia Hoffbauer, and Cari Ann Shim Sham*. Garet was selected as the Choreography Fellowship Winner for Sacred Heart University in January 2022. Her choreographic work has been showcased in Ku-Yang Lin & Dancers Inhale Series, EXCHANGE Choreography Festival, The Craft NYC, Anyplace Anytime Film Festival, the Jack Crystal Theater and as the winner of Nacre Dance Group’s “So You Think You Can Choreograph.” Garet’s dance film work has won the Dance Cinema Award at Frostbite Indie Film Fest, 3rd Prize at Emotion & Soul Film Festival, and was showcased in WADEinto Activism and Rogue Dancer Film Fest. When not dancing and creating, Garet also teaches as often as she can. Garet believes that art changes the world and is passionately and actively working to be a generator of light.

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