Rosemary Candelario

Rosemary Candelario writes about and makes dances engaged with Asian and Asian American dance, butoh, ecology, and site-related performance. She was awarded the 2018 Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research for her book Flowers Cracking Concrete: Eiko & Koma's Asian/American Choreographies (Wesleyan University Press 2016) and received the 2022 Mid-Career Award from the Dance Studies Association. Rosemary is the co-editor with Bruce Baird of The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance (2018) and with Matthew Henley of Dance Research Methodologies: Ethics, Orientations, Practices (Routledge 2023). Recent choreographic premieres include aqueous (site version 2021), aqueous (stage version 2019), and 100 Ways to Kiss the Trees (2018). Rosemary is Associate Professor of Performance as Public Practice at the University of Texas at Austin with an appointment in the Expanding Approaches to American Arts cluster. She serves as the Dance Studies Association Vice President for Publications and Research and holds a PhD in Culture and Performance from UCLA.

Photograph of Rosemary Candelario