Organization: Merrywidow Films
Martie Barylick MA CMA, is on the faculties of Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts and NYU Steinhardt’s Graduate Program in Dance Education. She has taught dance since 1974, when she founded the PACE Program, an integrated performing arts elective program at Mamaroneck High School in Mamaroneck, NY. That program was named by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund as one of the ten best public schools arts programs in the nation. At Mamaroneck, she produced 900 student-choreographed dances and was the subject of the Getty documentary “Teaching In and Through the Arts.” A graduate of Brown University and a Certified Movement Analyst, Martie has published articles in Daedalus, Movement Studies, and the Journal of Dance Education. A member of the National Dance Education Organization since its inception, she has served on its board of directors. She is a curriculum advisor to the Laban Institute of Movement Studies in New York. Martie’s dances have recently been performed at NYU and at Dixon Place. She is producer/director with Merrywidow Films and is currently at work on a documentary film about ballet.