Anneliese Charek

From Los Angeles, Anneliese is an artist working in dance, film and video. Her work also involves in a large part ‘arts facilitation’ and creating opportunities for other artists in the community. She received her BFA from California Institute of the Arts in performance, choreography and production. After graduating she danced with the Li Chicago-Ping Dance company for two seasons, and later attended University of Wisconsin-Madison for a Masters in film and video as well as Prague Film School for a program in directing. In 2013 she co-founded the community art space Basement 6 Collective where she currently works to facilitator exhibitions, residencies and public events. In 2014 she founded SLATE contemporary dance company, with the hopes of developing the contemporary dance scene in Shanghai. She has presented her own work and been invited to perform with other artists at a number of Shanghai institutions including : MOCA Shanghai, Power Station of Art, Minsheng Art Museum, Chronus Art Center, Himalaya Art Center’s Shanghai Project, Vision Art Center, TED X Suzhou, Mcam, K11, Shanghai Normal University and Shanghai Symphony Orchestra House to name a few. She is currently pursuing her Master’s at Shanghai Theater Academy.