Olase Freeman
Space Grant (1998/1999)

Olase Freeman is a dancer/choreographer/scholar, who will be the 2011-2012
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA.  A partial list of the companies he has worked with include Jane Comfort & Co., Creach/Dance, Marlies Yearby’s Movin’ Spirits Theater, Headlong Dance Theater, and Leah Stein Dance Company. Heavily influenced by his late-friends and mentors, Cynthia Novack and Richard Bull, he continues their spirit of investigation and commitment, employing spirals, rhythm and breath.  Olase currently lives in Providence, RI with his collaborator and wife, Kathryn McNamara and their son, Kayin Effie.