Roxane Wallace

Originally from California, Roxane Wallace earned a BA in Philosophy with a minor in Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley in 1993.  She has been active in the arts ever since as a performer, teacher, dancer, and choreographer.  Constantly engaged in her field, she earned the “Best Dancer” title in the 2004 City Pages “Best of the Twin Cities”, a 2007 Minnesota Sage Award for Outstanding Performer, and the honor of being named a 2008 McKnight Artist Fellow in Dance.  As a creator of original, socially conscious work Mrs. Wallace wrote, choreographed, directed and produced “Evolution of a Soul Sista” in 2006 and was presented by The Red Eye Theater in 2007 with her “REvolutionary Soul Sistas”.She has performed in works by Meredith Monk (Quarry and Mercy), Vincent Mantsoe (Kutu), Marciano Silva Dos Santos (Motiro) and Shawn McConneloug (She Captains) as well as in numerous works by Leah Nelson, Morris Johnson and Kenna Cottman.  Mrs.Wallace was also seen nationally and internationally as a principal artist with Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater Company for 15 years.  She has been working with Paula Mann as a member of Time Track Productions for the past five years. 

As a teaching artist, Mrs. Wallace facilitates classes and workshops and creates original choreography for all ages in schools, universities, and community organizations around the Twin Cities and beyond.  She provides inspiration and training thru the Vocal Essence WITNESS program, the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, and as an instructor at Zenon Dance Studio and School and the St. Paul Conservatory for the Performing Arts.