Jody Oberfelder

Jody Oberfelder choreographs and directs dance, theater, opera, film, and installation pieces. As choreographer and director, Oberfelder has created a wide variety of work for audiences in Europe, Asia, and America. With her company, Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects (JODP), Oberfelder's expressive, athletic choreography has toured from the Centre National de la Danse in Paris, Die Werkstatt in Dusseldorf, The Pusan National Theater in Korea, The 20th Annual International Festival of Modern Dance in Seoul, and The Belgrade Dance Festival (with performances at The Belgrade State Theater in Serbia and the State Theater of Montenegro in Podorica) to Jacob's Pillow, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, Dance New Amsterdam, MASS MoCA, Washington College, and The Yard in Martha's Vineyard. Oberfelder has also presented work at Dance New Amsterdam, Abrons Arts Center, Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater, Dixon Place, Symphony Space, The Jewish Museum, The Flea Theater, Joyce SoHo, and PS 122 at home in New York City. Oberfelder has received commissions from American institutions that include Middlebury College, Wayne State University, Moravian College, and Alfred University. For the past fifteen years, Oberfelder has been a Teaching Artist for Lincoln Center Institute in New York.

4Chambers at Governors Island. Photo Julie Lemberger.

Arts and Culture

The Jewish Heart

Choreographer and dancer Jody Oberfelder reflects on home, heart, Judaism, and her newest creation, 4Chambers, a new experiential performance installation premiering this summer on Governors Island in New York. With onsite photos of the upcoming performance by Julie Lemberger.

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