Angelica Dzeli Palmer
Social Practice Artist / Community Builder / Dancer / Creative Placemaker / Animal


Non-Linear Movement Method Embodiment Teacher Certification, Michaela Boehm, 2020
Journey of Young Women, Mentoring Girls Training, 2019
Experimental Performance Institute, New College of California, Master of Arts, focus in Social Activism, 2004
Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Economic Development, 2001


Red Tents Women’s Gathering, The Telegraph School, Cherry Valley, NY, monthly March 2022 – current
Open Mic Community Performance Evening, The Telegraph School, Cherry Valley, NY, monthly February 2022 – current
Stretching & Relaxation Classes, The Telegraph School, Cherry Valley, NY, April 2022 – current
Keening Over The Bones Grief Ritual Workshop, The Telegraph School, Cherry Valley, NY, \ October 2022
Improvisation Dance classes, West Kortright Center, East Meredith, NY, June 2022
Ballroom Dance Classes, Cotillion, Cooperstown Central School, Cooperstown, NY, 2020-2022
Grief Ritual, A Time For Healing Retreat, Helios Care, The Uplands Center, Walton, NY, October 2021
“The Flowing River, A Grief Ritual,” Institute of Spiritual Development Oneonta, Oneonta, NY, July 2021
“Mindfulness Through Motion Workshop” and Ecstatic Dance, Equinox Festival, Origins Cafe, Cooperstown, NY, September 2019
Grief Ritual, The Art Garage, Cooperstown, NY, June 2019
“Meditation in Motion” Classes, Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown, NY, 2018 -2019
Nourish Consent Workshops, Cooperstown, NY,2018 – 2019
Parlor Nights, “An evening of fun, food, creativity and community”, Cooperstown, NY, monthly 2018 – 2019
“Healing Rituals for Wild Animals,” Touch & Play Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2018
“Peeling the Onion: An introduction to Shadow through Authentic Movement and Contact Improv,” Stanley-Wade School of Dance, Oneonta, NY, 2018
“Growling, Climbing & Flying: Intro to Contact Improv for Littles and their Grownups, ” Stanley-Wade School of Dance,Oneonta, NY, 2018
Ritual, Bare Souls Retreat, Montreal, Canada, 2018
Contact Improv Dance Classes, Brookwood School, Cooperstown, NY, 2017
Contact Improv Dance Classes, Oneonta Art Gallery, Oneonta, NY, 2017
Community Clothes Swaps, Earth Festival, Otsego County Conservation Association, Milford, NY 2014-2017


Dancer for “Land Body Translation”, Artistic Director Catherine Wright, NYS Choreographers Initiative 2022
“Unwilding,” Klinkhart Arts Center Performing Arts Series, June 2021
Living Sculpture Interactive Installation, Secret City Art Revival, Woodstock, NY, July 2019
Post-Nature Living Sculpture Interactive Installation, The Art Garage, May 2019
“Unraveling: To Come Undone,” Secret City Art Revival, Woodstock, NY, July 2018


Guaranteed Income for Artists, Creatives Rebuild New York, 2022-2023


Wild Women Retreat, 2015 – present
Full Moon Women’s Circle, 2010 – present
WillowGrove – coming of age program for young women, 2019 – present
Businesses of Historic Cherry Valley (formerly Rebirth Cherry Valley), we host two annual festivals and monthly First Fridays, 2020 – present
LocalMotive Sustainable Business Network, 2013 – 2016


The Telegraph School, Home for the Healing & Performing Arts, 2022 – present
Green Circle Consulting, Accounting and Sustainable Business practices consulting, 2004 – present


Board Treasurer, Cherry Valley Community Facilities Corp, 2020 – present
Board Treasurer, Earthdance, 2018 – 2019
Board member, Cherry Valley Artworks, 2020 – 2022


Can Cute Windows Resurrect a Depressed Town in Upstate New York?” NY Times, January 2021
Volunteers bring rebirth to Cherry Valley” The Daily Star, February 2021
Intentional Reemergence: dreaming the aftertime” by Nicole Bindler in, January 2021