Ingrid Zimmer

Ingrid Zimmer is the Associate Director of Word Dance Theater. After receiving a B.A. in Dance/Theatre from Pomona College, trained in the Limon Technique, Ms. Zimmer lived in Europe where she toured, performed and studied dance at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen, Germany under the artistic direction of Pina Bausch. Now based in Washington DC,  performing, teaching and choreographing,  Ms. Zimmer has performed in venues including the Kennedy Center, Jacobs Pillow, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, France, and the Gran Festival Internacional de Danza Contemporanea in Monterey, Mexico. For the last eight years, Ms. Zimmer has exclusively studied and performed Isadora Duncan’s technique and choreography. In addition to Word Dance Theater, Ms. Zimmer also performs with the Isadora Duncan International Institute and the Duncan Dancers in venues including the 92nd St. Y in NYC, the Smithsonian, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Dance Place, Piccolo Spoleto and a tour in Greece.