choreographer, visual arts, teacher, body, image based, drawing, ephemeral objects, site specific, legacy, age, transformation, duration, video, installation, collaboration, sound, music, improvisation, realtime composing
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Eileen is dedicated to education and has taught in the area of dance and interdisciplinary arts over the last 30 years within universities, international festivals, academies, and schools of dance, art, and movement. After many years of living and working in Europe, Standley relocated back to the U.S. where she now holds a position as Clinical Professor within the School of Film, Dance and Theatre at Arizona State University.
Standley’s work has been commissioned and supported by various international arts institutions, festivals, and funding bodies, such as Fonds vd Podiumkunst, Mama Cash, and Anjer Fonds (in the Netherlands), Centre Dramatic D’Osona (Spain), Full Moon Festival and Zodiak Presents (Finland), Contemporary Dance Assn. of Japan, The Japan Foundation, the Institute for Humanities Research, and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.