Crum is a Brooklyn-based choreographer, dancer, teacher, administrator and advocate. The roles overlap and inform one another.
Her choreography has been presented in NYC; Atlanta; Durham; Roanoke; Concord; Vienna, Austria; & Nancy, France, among other places. Commissioners include loveDANCEmore (Salt Lake City) & chashama (NYC). Past supporters include Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant program, iLand Artís iLab Residency, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Councilís Manhattan Community Arts Fund.
Her artistic practice is informed by her teaching and community work. She has created platforms for multi-generational collaborative performance events, including On a Sunday Afternoon, (2016, Drew University) and AUNTS, nieces, nephews and grandparents (2014, Abrons Art Center).
Currently, Crum is Movement Research Dance Makers in the Schools Program Director. She also works with organizations such as Pentacle, Brooklyn Arts Council, and Abrons Art Center as a teaching artist in NYC preK-12 schools. She has taught as Visiting Artist/Adjuct Faculty at Washington & Lee University (VA), University of the Arts (PA) & Hollins University (VA), among others.
She received her MFA in Dance from Hollins University and BA in Dance from Columbia University.
Thanks to past and present collaborators and colleagues ... Deborah Black, Molly Brush, Erin Cairns Cella, Lindsay Clark, Maggie Cloud, Lindsey Drury, Katherine Fockomer, Chris Forsyth, Elizabeth (Betsy) Coker, Samuel Hanson, Annie Hewlett, Sarah Ingel, Burr Johnson, Peter Kerlin, Jung-eun (aka Je) Kim, Gina Kohler, Jo Leung, Bessie McDonough-Thayer, Ben Seretan, Jamie Scott, Kirsten Schnittker, Christopher Small, Emily Suggs, Rebecca Warner, Kathy Wasik, Emily Wexler, Tara Willis, Devika Wickremesinghe