University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Paula Biasi


Paula BiasiLecturer
pabiasi@uwm.edu

Paula Biasi holds an MFA in dance from UW-Milwaukee and a BA in dance from Arizona's Prescott College. Highlights of dancing in Arizona include studying improvisation and composition with Delisa Myles, Butoh Ritual Dance with Diego Pinon, and contact improvisation with Martin Keogh. Past company experience includes performing and touring nationally with the Carpetbag Brigade Physical Theatre Group from 1999-2002, Wildspace Dance Company 2003-2006, Brooklyn, NY based Atlas Dance Company 2005, and since 2006 has been performing with Your Mother Dances under the direction of Elizabeth Johnson. Paula's teaching experience includes serving as dance faculty through the theatre department at Lawrence University where she taught ballet and modern dance. As a certified yoga instructor she has been teaching yoga through the UW-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences department since 2006 and currently is teaching Pilates as an adjunct faculty member of the UW-Milwaukee dance department. She continues to work as an outreach dance teacher for Wildspace and Danceworks and teaches on-going yoga classes at Invivo Wellness, Yama Yoga, and Danceworks.