Sri Susilowati

Sri Susilowati

Full-time Faculty
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Indonesian, World Dance Performance, Co-Director of Global Motion

Sri Susilowati is a dancer, choreographer, and storyteller. She creates and performs traditional and contemporary works on the subjects of community, gender, and ethnicity through dance and multi-media combining exquisite classical Indonesian dance with a sense of humor. She has been the recipient of many fellowships and distinctions including the Rainbow Award, Lester Horton Award, City of Los Angeles Artist-in-Residence (AIR) and COLA grants, the Puffin Foundation grant, the James Irvine Foundation grant, Center for Cultural Innovation grant, and Global Citizenship Initiative grant. Her dance-on-camera collaboration project David Rousseve, Two Seconds After Laughter, won Audience Award, Best Screendance Short at San Francisco Dance Film Festival. She made her directorial debut in Shimmer, a dance-on-camera film. Sri teaches Asian Pacific Dance and co-directing Global Motion, SMC World Dance Company at the Dance department Santa Monica College. Global Motion recently returned from performances in Beijing, China; Bracciano, Italy; Santiago, Chile; Barcelona, Spain, and Paris, France. Sri holds a BFA from Yogyakarta Indonesian Institute of Arts, Indonesia and an MFA from UCLA.