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Genevieve Blaise

Genevieve Blaise grew up in Brick, NJ, dancing and singing in any place that would let her. In high school, she attended OCVTS Performing Arts Academy as an acting student and participated in many theatrical productions in the area. She went to George Mason University for her bachelors degree where she earned a spot in the First Amendment Theater’s First Light Playwright Mentorship program and had multiple plays produced during her time there. She graduated as a finalist for Best Senior Seminar Thesis in the History Department for her paper about America’s first theater company to perform in Hong Kong. Genevieve worked at Two River Theater as the artistic assistant where she assisted multiple directors throughout the entire theatrical season, assisted the artistic director, and helped coordinate the many events the theater held. Afterwards, she worked at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in their Dance Department. She is now a graduate student in NYU Steinhardt’s Educational Theater for Colleges and Communities Masters program. She is a co-director of theater dance company Idyll Shift, a company focused on twisting the expectations audiences have around Shakespeare and contemporary dance.

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