This blog is a collection of thoughts, musings, images, scholarship, and artistic work related to my research into the practice of hysteria, over the course of my year long residency in Germany.

Emily Barasch is a choreographer, performer, and theorist currently living in Kassel, Germany as part of a year long postgraduate choreographic residency. She received her BA in dance and sociology from Tulane University.  Emily has spent time learning, researching, and dancing in Israel, New Orleans, South Africa. Germany, Stockholm, and Cuba. She has studied under Juliana May and Alexandra Beller. Her work has been presented at the American College Dance Association and the American Dance Festival’s student showcase, Green Space, Eden’s Expressway, BAX, Hatch Series, and WAXworks at Triskelion Arts, as well as having performed at the Stockholm Fringe Festival in Sweden.unspecified-18