Tuli Bera, Guest Instructor
Tuli Bera (she/they) is a Bengali-American movement artist, choreographer, teaching artist, administrator and producer based in Chicago. Bera has collaborated and performed with various companies and individual artists: Aerial Dance Chicago, Ashwaty Chennat, Ayako Kato, Chris Knowlton, Cristal Sabbagh’s Freedom From and Freedom To, IS/LAND Performance Collaborative, Ishti Collective, Laksha Dantran, Mandala Arts, Paul Gialorenzo, Peter Doorman and Scott Rubin. Beyond performance, they support independent artists as a producer through the J e l l o Performance Series housed by Elastic Arts. They teach Ballet and Aerial Dance for all ages through Aerial Dance Chicago and as an independent teaching artist at various studios and arts institutions. Their own work has been presented in Chicago at Links Hall, Elastic Arts, The Edge Theater (Pivot Arts Festival), Steppenwolf1700 Theater and the Museum of Contemporary Art.