Joan Fricke is a first-generation, multidisciplinary artist and educator. Since graduating from California Institute of the Arts, she has danced with Acts of Matter, CARLON, A. Ordaz Dance, Bryn Cohn + Artists among others on stage, film, and on tour. She works with immersive dance theatre creators, Iris Company and is Assistant Choreographer for B. Dunn Movement on an original immersive project. Joan can be seen in videos for artists such as Solange, Jessie Ware, Malynda Hale, Fyohna, and James Benton.
As a maker, Joan’s choreography can be seen in music videos and commercials, and has been presented by various LA venues. Her stage collaborations include original works with Grammy-Award winning musician and composer, Alex Wand, and composer/conductor Jaco Wong. Joan uses voice and choreography to investigate the nonlinear existence of time and space. She teaches ballet, contemporary, and C-I Training™ around the greater Los Angeles area.