Colette Krogol is a Cuban-American artist originally from Miami, Florida. She is a dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, teacher, and yoga practitioner who has been living and working in New York City since 2007. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Florida and is the Artistic Director with her husband, Matt Reeves, of Orange Grove Dance, a multi-media dance company who creates visual and auditory experiences through the lens of dance, film, and design. She has taught master classes and workshops throughout the US and Europe and has been an Artist in Residence in Alaska, Finland, Iceland, and Israel. Colette was a Visiting Lecturer for The School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Florida for the 2011-2012 academic year. Her work has been produced and presented extensively nationally and internationally with her most recent work being performed and exhibited in Finland, Iceland, Scotland, The Netherlands, and Israel. This past summer Orange Grove Dance produced and choreographed their third dance film "The Archetypes", while their other two films (Rauma in Motion and ELta Blöð) were Official Selections at the Blue Sea Film Festival in Finland. Colette has a deep passion in creating art with and for the communities in which she immerses herself. She has had the pleasure of collaborating and working with Neta Pulvermacher, Mark Dendy, David Dorfman, Gabrielle Lansner, The National Yiddish Theatre, Megan Kendzior as well as many other artists. She is now a first year MFA dance candidate at The University of Maryland. For more information on Colette visitwww.orangegrovedance.com.