Favorite food: Asopao de Pollo (Puertorican Stew)
Favorite HS experience: Being part of drama club and being allowed to teach my peers dance for the production.
Favorite performing arts memory: Performing at an improvisation festival with artists from many parts of the world… not knowing what we would do until we connected on stage.
Puerto Rican dance artist, Marion Ramírez is dedicated to the art of improvisation and somatic aesthetic practices to facilitate experiences of bodily agency and empathy. Throughout her career as a performer, choreographer and educator she has toured across Europe, South Korea, Puerto Rico, Cuba and the US. She holds a BFA from The Laban Center in London and an MFA in Dance at Temple University. She is certified as a Dynamic Embodiment™ practitioner doing Somatic Movement Education and Therapy. Marion founded and directs caracola, an inter-generational, bilingual somatic movement project. Her choreographic work has recently been presented at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Conwell Theater as she was awarded the Reflection: Response Choreographic Commission 2019 at Temple University to create the multi-disciplinary project kNots and Nests. Currently, she is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Denison University where she teaches Latinx Movement Forms, Somatics, Contact Improvisation and Contemporary Dance.