Kate Weare Company : Artists

Kurt Perschke, Set Designer

Kurt Perschke is an artist based in Brooklyn working in public space, sculpture, video, and collage. His most acclaimed work, RedBall Project, is a traveling public project that has taken place in Paris, London, Barcelona, Lausanne, Portland, Sydney, Taipei, Chicago and Toronto, among other cities. The project won a National Award from Americans for the Arts Public Art Network. Perschke has exhibited with institutions such as Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona and the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis. His video work has screened in Europe and the U.S., and at the Bronx Museum during an AIM Fellowship. This is his third set design for Kate Weare Company.

Current Dancers

  • Douglas Gillespie, Guest Artist
  • Julian De Leon, Dancer and Rehearsal Director
  • Nicole Vaughan-Diaz, Dancer
  • Ryan Rouland Smith, Dancer
  • Kayla Farrish, Dancer
  • Thryn Saxon, Dancer
  • Current Collaborators

  • Sarah Cubbage, Costume Designer
  • Mike Faba, Lighting Designer
  • Curtis Robert Macdonald, Composer
  • Clifford Ross, Set Designer and Fabric Imagery
  • Kurt Perschke, Set Designer
  • Past Collaborators

  • Michael Hearst of One Ring Zero, Composer
  • The Crooked Jades, Composer
  • Michel Galante of Argento Chamber Ensemble, Composer
  • Christopher Lancaster, Composer
  • Brian Jones, Lighting Designer
  • Past Dancers

  • Leslie Kraus, Dancer
  • T.J. Spaur, Dancer
  • Adrian Clark, Founding Dancer
  • Luke Murphy, Dancer Emeritus
  • Jacquelyn Elder, Dancer Emeritus
  • Marlena Penney Oden, Dancer Emeritus
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