Andie Knudson is a dance artist, choreographer, videographer, dance educator, and arts administrator currently based in Atlanta, GA. Andie’s dance career has been marked by a diverse range of experiences, such as performing the iconic works of Bill T. Jones and José Limon and growing under the mentorship of esteemed improvisation artists such as Nancy Stark Smith. Her dedication to the art form has taken her to various corners of the world, including a summer in France working with Oriantheatre’s Paris Summer Academy and her time with staibdance in Sorrento, Italy. In addition to her performance and training endeavors, Andie has crafted compelling works for productions like Fly On A Wall's 2023 production of "Excuse The Art," the Fall for Fall Dance Festival, AM Collab, and Rise City Dance. In 2023, Andie embarked on a new chapter in her career, taking on the role of Assistant Director and Company Member with EXCAVATE BODY - a role that allows her to stretch her artistic depth and contribute to the development of the company's vision.
Apart from her dance studies and performance career, Andie has worked for 10+ years as a Dance Educator and is passionate about empowering her students' creative agency through dance curriculum. As a videographer, Andie spent the summer of 2019 working at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival as a Video Documentation Intern and has filmed for The Atlanta Opera, staibance, Dance Canvas, Fly On A Wall, and others.
Artist Statement: Andie is a movement artist, writer, and videographer whose work primarily explores the dynamics between spirituality, identity, and belonging. Her work is distinguished by elements of whimsy, storytelling, and earnest embodiments of human complexity.