Artistic Director Paloma McGregor is a Caribbean-born, New York-based choreographer and organizer who has spent her career centering Black voices through collaborative, process-based projects. Since 2008, she has been Artistic Director of Angela’s Pulse, which she co-founded with her sister, director Patricia McGregor. Paloma has received support for her work from Surdna Foundation; MAP Fund; Dance/USA; Dance/NYC; NYSCA; Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant; and Jerome Travel & Study Grant. She was a BAX AIR from 2014-16, and launched her Dancing While Black Fellowship at BAX during that time. She was an inaugural Urban Bush Women Choreographic Fellow (2018) and is currently an Artist in Residence at Movement Research. Past artist residencies include: New York Live Arts Live Feed (2016-18); LMCC (2014); NYU’s Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics (2013-14); and iLAND/iLAB (2012). Paloma toured internationally for six years as a dancer with Brooklyn-based Urban Bush Women and is currently collaborating on projects with Liz Lerman, Ni’Ja Whitson (BAX AIR 2015-17) and skeleton architecture, with whom she won a 2017 Bessie Award for performance.


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