Aviva Geismar

Queensborough Community College
Assistant Professor
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Aviva Geismar, M.F.A. is an assistant professor in health, physical education and dance at Queensborough Community College, CUNY. Geismar is also the artistic director of Drastic Action, a contemporary dance company that has performed extensively in New York City, throughout the United States, and in Germany. Geismar’s 2016 education and performance project “Dis/Location (Fort Tryon)” explored the immigrant experience in the largely immigrant neighborhood of Washington Heights, NYC. In February 2018 her choreography was presented on “Soaking Wet” at the West End Theater. Geismar holds an M.F.A. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a B.F.A. from New York University.