Paul Matteson is a Bessie Award performer whose research explores methods for generating inventive personal movement within collaborative choreography. His new duet with Jennifer Nugent, Note the Self, premiered at The American Dance Festival in July 2017. Paul’s choreography has been presented in New York City by Danspace Project, Symphony Space, and Dance Theater Workshop. He was a member of the internationally touring Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company from 2008-2012. He has also worked with David Dorfman Dance, Lisa Race, Terry Creach, Peter Schmitz, Neta Pulvermacher, and many others. Paul recently taught at Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College and is a 2014 Massachusetts Cultural Council Award recipient in Choreography. He regularly teaches at summer festivals including The American Dance festival, The Bates Dance Festival, and SALT Dance. Paul received a B.A. from Middlebury College and an M.F.A. from Bennington College.