Eleanor Bauer is a performer and performance-maker working at the intersections of dance, writing, music, and performance. From improvised talk shows to evening-length ensemble pieces, her versatile works range in scale, media, and genre towards challenging categories, methods of producing, and ways of thinking through choreography and performance. She has been producing her own works via GoodMove vzw since 2007, touring internationally to critical acclaim. Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Bauer studied at Idyllwild Arts Academy in California, holds a BFA in Dance from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, completed the Research Cycle at P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels, and is a PhD candidate in Choreography at Stockholm University of the Arts. She was artist in residence at Kaaitheater in Brussels from 2013-2016, and co-founded the open-source format for exchange of practices in the performing arts called Nobody's Business in 2015 (www.nobodysbusiness.info). She continues to teach, write, lecture, and organize contexts for exchange of knowledge in the arts.Bauer has collaborated and worked as a performer with, among others, choreographers Xavier Le Roy, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Boris Charmatz, Trisha Brown, Mette Ingvartsen, David Zambrano; with visual artists Matthew Barney and Emily Roysdon; and with music artists Ictus ensemble, The Knife, and Yung Lean. Bauer has created several pieces in close collaboration with musician and composer Chris Peck.