Chelsea Koenig (NYC Co-Producer)
Chelsea Koenig began co-producing NACHMO in New York City in 2011. As a choreographer, she is the artistic director of Spark Movement Collective, founded in 2009. Koenig strives to create dance that resonates with the human experience while challenging the limitations of the body in collaboration with dancers, musicians, and visual artists. She annually creates one evening-length work and family friendly performance a year for Spark Movement Collective in addition to other independent projects.
As an educator, Koenig is an innovative, passionate teacher and advocate for dance in education. Koenig developed an outreach program that reaches over 1,000 children annually for the Butler Community Arts School in Indianapolis, designed and managed education programs for New York City Center, and co-created BOLD Arts. Koenig has also taught at the Kampala School for the Deaf in Uganda. Since 2012, she has been teaching Nursery through 2nd Grade dance at The Town School in Manhattan.