Mary O’Donnell (Fulkerson), BFA, MFA, University of Illinois, Urbana, and FELLOW of Dartington College of Arts. Mary has been Co-Director of the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam (1987-1989) and the European Development Centre (EDDC) in Arnhem and Düsseldorf (1989-2001), as well as a core lecturer for the Master of Choreography Programme of ArtEZ, Arnhem (2002-2008). She teaches release and choreography using open-form strategies.  Mary’s solo and group works have been performed in twenty-one countries. She is the author of the concepts “Responsible Anarchy” and “Ethical Reformation,” which she has promoted through performance as both, concepts and aesthetic positions describing our time. Her book, Release, Seven Zones of Comprehension Coming from the Practice of Dance, is available on her website. Mary’s Release Manual of Images for Individual Study is available through Exeter University, Arts Documentation. She now lives and works in Austin.