Garet Wierdsma is a multidisciplinary artist from a small town in CT, and is the creator and director of Garet & Company. She graduated from NYU Tisch with a BFA in Dance in May 2021.
Garet was selected as the Choreography Fellowship Recipient for Sacred Heart University in January 2022, and was selected for Young Choreographers Festival 2022 in NYC.
Garet's work with Garet&Co. has been showcased in Dixon Place’s "Dance Bloc NYC Festival" and “8 in Show,” Emerging Artist Theatre's "New Work Series," Queens Theatre's "Turning in Place Film Festival,” Connecticut Dance Alliance's "5X5 Dance Festival," iKada Dance Company’s “Ko Da Fe,” Ku-Yang Lin & Dancers "Inhale Series," The Bell House's "EXCHANGE Choreography Festival," Governors Island's "The Craft NYC," and Cross Move Lab's "Anyplace Anytime Film Festival."
Garet's work was also selected as the winner of Nacre Dance Group’s “So You Think You Can Choreograph,” won the Dance Cinema Award at Frostbite Indie Film Fest, and won 3rd Prize at Emotion & Soul Film Festival.
When not dancing and creating, Garet also teaches as often as she can. Garet believes that art changes the world and is passionately and actively working to be a generator of light.