Andre Bouchard (of Kootenai and Ojibwe descent) was born and raised on the Flathead Reservation in western Montana. He is Principal and Founder of Walrus Arts Management and Consulting - the Indigenous Agency. He is a nationally recognized for his work in and advocacy for the field of Native American contemporary performing arts. He holds a Master's degree in Arts Management from the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University, a BFA in Dance and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Montana. He is currently an Association of Performing Arts Professionals/University of Southern California Leadership Fellow and a Commissioner with the Washington State Arts Commission. He is Dartmouth College Hopkins Center first and only guest curator and has spoken dozens of conferences including APAP, Arts Midwest, WAA, Dance/USA, Canadian Dance Assembly, Talking Stick, Jacob's Pillow Dance Presenters Forum and WESTAF's Western Presenter's Forum. He is a regular panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington State Arts Commission, Oregon Arts Commission among others.
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