Hope Goldman is a choreographer, performing artist, and teacher currently based out of Chicago. She has served on faculty at Olive Harvey College, been a guest artist at Columbia College Chicago, Washington and Lee University, and Iowa State University. She often teaches at Lou Conte Dance Studio home of Hubbard Street Dance.
Her work has been seen nationally at venues including The Tank and Chez Bushwick in New York and Links Hall, Collaboraction, and The Den Theater in Chicago. Most recently, her work has been supported by the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events and the Illinois Arts Council. In 2015, she was a part of Pentacle's Help Desk Program, mentored by Michael McStraw Executive Director of Giordano Dance Chicago.
In addition to her own choreographic work, Hope also collaborates with partner and computer programmer, Andrew Moffat, creating works that combine dance with real-time interactive technology for their company Form Constant Dance.
She holds a BFA in dance from the University of South Florida and an MFA in dance from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where she also held a teaching assistantship.
Photos by Matthew Gregory Hollis