A Mexican video-choreographer living in the USA, her work encompasses a variety of dance for camera work, as well as interdisciplinary performances and choreography.
Internationally active since 1990, Ana Baer has been commissioned to make video installations, multimedia work and/or choreography by the John Cage Foundation, Stadttheather Giessen and Tanz Compagnie Giessen in Germany, Universidad Michoacana de Morelia and Contra Danza in Mexico, Performance Inventions in France, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Michelle Ellsworth, Syzigy Butoh, and Sweet Edge in the USA, among others.
Her work has been presented in Chile, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Guatemala, Greece, Spain, France, and multiple venues in Germany, UK, Mexico and USA.
She is currently teaching at Texas State University, additionally, she has taught at Centro Nacional de las Artes and Universidad Michoacana in Mexico, Justus Liebig University in Germany, Teesside University in the UK, and University of Chattanooga, CU Boulder and Trinity University in the USA, among other Institutions.
Mrs. Baer is a founding member of Avant Media, Bitcho Maria Productions and Merge Dance Company and has been Artistic co-Director of Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema since 2004. In 2014 she co-founded WE Create Productions with Artist Heike Salzer.
She holds a teacher certificate from the Royal Academy of Dance, a BFA in Choreography from Centro Nacional de las Artes and a MFA in Dance with an emphasis in Video from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Selected for the Dance Limerick Residency, Limerick, Ireland during the summer of 2019. In 2018 she received the Presidential Award for Scholarly/Creative Work, she also received the Valero Award of Excellence the same year from Texas State University and the Excellence in Diversity Award from the same institution. In 2013 Ana Baer received the Dean’s Seminar Award from the College of Fine Arts and Communication at Texas State University. In 2011 her collaborative piece “disappear here” was recognized ATLAS Innovator by the ATLAS Institute. Ana has been awarded by the University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder County Arts Alliance and Centro Nacional de las Artes among others.