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About The Company

Photo by Tom Caravaglia


Aaron Selissen, Artistic Director of Barkin/Selissen Project, is originally from Green Bay, WI. He received his B.F.A. in Dance Performance from Butler University. His choreographic work has been presented at venues including the Inside/Out Series at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University, Bryant Park, the 92nd Street Y, West End Theater, Flea Theater, Gerald W. Lynch Theater, Sam Houston State University and more. Aaron has taught classes/workshops throughout NYC, the United States, Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta, Institut Kesenian Jakarta in Indonesia, and Teatr Muzyczny Capitol in Wroclaw, Poland, including creating new works for the Limón Professional Studies Program and Northern Plains Dance, to name a few. He can be found teaching at the Limón Institute in NYC, as well as giving private lessons. Selissen’s performance career has taken him across the US and abroad. He worked with Dance Kaleidoscope and Ballet Internationale of Indianapolis. He has performed with the Martha Graham Ensemble, Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company, and Isabel Gotzkowsky and Friends, among many others. He was a member of the Limón Dance Company for many years,and has been performing with Janis Brenner & Dancers since 2007, and has assisted in re-staging JB&D work at numerous institutions.

Photo by Tom Caravaglia

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