Jasmine Uras is a performing artist, educator, and researcher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance supplemented by studies in the Early Childhood Education department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the spring of 2022. Jasmine was a Teaching Artist with Parts of the Whole- The Body is Home where she taught somatic practices at Vel R. Phillips Youth Justice Center underneath the guidance of Maria Gillespie. Jasmine recently taught and performed at Centre National de la Danse in Paris, France during the summer of 2022. Her work “Strings of Healing” was presented in the American College Dance Association Conference in 2022 as well as the Centre National de la Danse.
Jasmine’s current works are influenced by the sound, relationships, and environment that we experience in our daily lives. Her research focuses on how we use music and sound to heal, overcome, and prosper as a form of therapy for artists and humans within a community. She loves collaborating with live music as well as unique spaces and other dancers!
Jasmine is currently completing her Master of Fine Arts in Dance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee She also teaches at DanceWorks, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the Schauer Arts Center. She is a performing artist with Wildspace Dance Company and Gina Laurenzi Dance Project in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
View Ms. Uras’s current teaching schedule here.