Nita Little

Nita Little is an activist for relational intelligence through dance practices beginning with the emergence and development of Contact Improvisation (CI). A dancer, teacher, choreographer, scholar and theorist, her work with Steve Paxton was research generative of CI in 1972. A PhD in Performance Studies (2014) her writing investigates ecological actions of attention and the creative potentials present in entangled relations. She is in the initial stages of developing a global institute for the study of Somatic Communication populated by dancer/investigators as well as scientists and researchers from multiple disciplines.