Julie Ludwick,founder and Artistic Director of Fly-by-Night Dance Theater has created dozens of works for Fly-by-Night. Her work for theater includes Mapou Productions How Papa Noel Forgot Haiti at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall starring Danny Glover and The Circus Show at the University of Missouri's Graduate School for Theater. She is a master teacher, choreographer and dancer. Her classes have been featured in Paper Magazine, Time Out NY and in a documentary from AfterEd TV, as an outstanding alum of Teachers College, Columbia University.
Ms. Ludwick has created a unique dance-based curriculum for low-flying trapeze, as well as college courses in Modern Dance, Improvisation, and World Dance. She has also taught numerous Public School Residencies. She currently teaches privately in the NYC area. In addition to her Masters Degree from Teacher College, Ludwick obtained her BA in Dance from the University of Washington where she studied under Mark Morris and Joan Skinner. Her dance training includes ballet, modern, improvisation, composition, and jazz and she is a certified teacher of the Skinner Releasing Technique .
She has over 10 years of expereince in NYC area colleges teaching Modern, Improvisation, Jazz, Trapeze-Dance and Skinner Releasing, producing student works in full theater and informal settings, and advising students in their choreographic projects. Other work in colleges includes designing courses and degree requirements, and guiding students in their transfers from community college to 4-year colleges. Ludwick's work for K-12 education includes 16 years as a curriculum designer, writer and teacher in public school settings and consultant work for the Educational Testing Service in their NAEP dance project.