hi, i'm dot.
Dot Armstrong (she/her/they/them), a Minnesota native, investigates vulnerability, humor, and athleticism in the context of collaborative physical practice and performance. She is a founding member of Futile Gestures, a collective of queer, femme-identifying dance artists formed in fall of 2018. Her choreographic work has appeared at Hog River Brewing Company (the Dance Collective), Artefix NYC, Fertile Ground (Green Space), HATCH Performance Series, and Bizarre Bar (Power Not Panic).
Dot has danced with/for NYC choreographers Kelley Donovan and Dancers, Thea Little, Bryce Dance Company, Matthew Westerby Company, and Adriana Santoro and Artists.
She has trained at the American Dance Festival, Movement Research, the Martha Graham School, and Joffrey Ballet Chicago. She has studied with and performed in works by Melinda Myers, Jennifer Kayle, Charlotte Adams, Ellie Goudie-Averill, Mario Zambrano, Rennie Harris, Jenna Riegel, Nicholas Leichter, and others.
She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Iowa with dual degrees in Dance Performance (BFA) and English (BA).