Jodi Obeid - Philadiction Dancer
Jodi Obeid (dancer) is a choreographer, performance artist, and dance educator. Jodi is obsessed with the study of movement of all kinds. Her work concentrates on the investigation of movement for movement itself and on the quirky pitfalls of human nature. Since her arrival in Philadelphia 3 years ago, Jodi produced work at the Painted Bride Theater, for the Mascher Space IN FLUX series, the CEC New Edge Mix, Glue Series and in collaboration with Stadium/ Praxis- a puppet theater. Jodi has guest choreographed in the area at both West CHester and Rowan Universities and an taught for the Mascher Space COSMOS master class series. A serious globetrotter her work was presented in Washington DC, TOronto, North Carolina and in Belgium at various festivals. As a performing artist Jodi currently works with Kosoko Performance group, Ring Dance Theater, and the upcoming PDP Philadelphia Local Dance History Project. She danced here in Philadelphia with anonymous bodies, and SCRAP Performance Group among others. She earned her MA in Dance Education from the American University and her BA in French and Dance from Goucher College and the Sorbonne University in Paris.