Ellice Patterson

Founder/Executive & Artistic Director of Abilities Dance, Accessibility Consultant

Ellice Patterson is the founder/ executive and artistic director of Abilities Dance, a Boston-based dance company that welcomes artists with and without disabilities. She has also served as the executive director of BalletRox 2020 – 2022, a Boston-based dance education program to provide access to high quality dance education to youth within Boston Public Schools/external partners and in our after-school program in Jamaica Plain. Outside of self-produced Abilities Dance’s shows, her choreography has appeared in the MFA, Links Hall in Chicago, Gibney Dance in NYC, The Series: Vol IV at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre in NYC, and more. She has given lectures and workshops at schools, universities, and organizations across the country, including Harvard Graduate School of Education, Fidelity Investments, Boston University, and more. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from Wellesley College and her Masters of Science in Management Studies from Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Website: abilitiesdanceboston.org
FB & IG: @abilitiesdanceboston
Photo Credit: Pete Sutton Photography

Productions at New Rep

Production Role
Sunday Celebration featuring The GroovaLottos & Abilities Dance Boston
Artistic Director Abilities Dance Boston
Listen to Sipu
Accessibility Consultant
Watertown Historical Moving Plays
Accessibility Consultant