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Fellowship from the New England Foundation for the Arts for their New Work New England project: Concourse. The fellowship is for one year.

Assistant Professors of Dance Barbie Diewald and Shakia Barron were artists in residence at the internationally-renowned Bates Dance Festival to develop their collaborative dance project, "Concourse." The work will premiere at Mount Holyoke College September 16 and 17, 2022.

Was named a Faculty Research Fellow by the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Archives for her project "Consoling Clarity: Queer and Lesbian Aesthetics in Twenty-First Century Dance."

Were artists-in-residence at the renowned Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival. At the culmination of their residency, they shared an excerpt of their shared research, "Concourse" at the annual Jacob's Pillow College Partners Convening. Their next choreographic residency will be at High Street Studios in Ipswich, MA in December 2021.