India Harville

Artist Bio
India Harville is an African American, queer, disabled, femme of center, performance artist, somatic bodyworker, social justice activist, and educator. India has danced professionally with Liz Lerman’s Dance Exchange, based in Washington DC, DanceAbility, based in Eugene Oregon, and is a company member in the Dance Sing Drum Company and Inclusive Interdisciplinary Ensembles at Cal State Hayward and Sins Invalid based in Berkeley California. India has had the privilege to travel and perform across the United States. India's performance work addresses racial justice, queer identity, survivorhood, disability and chronic illness. In addition to choreographing and performing, India is dedicated to supporting people with personal and collective healing and transformation from a place of embodiment.

Artistic Discipline


  • DanceAbility Master Teacher Training Trier, Germany September 2017
  • DanceWheels Wheelchair Ballroom Instructor Training Oakland, CA 2016
  • DanceAbility Teacher Training Austin, TX 2015, Eugene, OR 2016
  • KiVo Dance Instructor Training Oakland, CA 2015
  • Sins Invalid Mixed Ability Dance Workshop Participant, Oakland, CA 2014
  • Dance Exchange Mixed Abilities Dance Workshops, Washington, DC 2014
  • Zumba Training, Sacramento, CA - Zumba Instructor Training 2013
  • Dancing Freedom Teacher Training, Santa Cruz, CA 2012
  • NIA Instructor Training, Portland, OR 2010
  • BA in psychology, MA in Integrative medicine with an emphasis in movement education

Professional Experience:
Selected to be in the National Queer Arts Festival in 2018 for further developing my one woman show, Art and Accessibility Grant recipient 2017 for one woman show Enough, Birthing, Dying, Becoming Crip Wisdom performer for Sins Invalid in 2016.

Teaching Experience

  • DanceAbility Master Trainer 2017 - 3 weeks of advanced training on teaching inclusive dance and teaching new instructors basic skills for teaching inclusive dance
  • DanceAbility Instructor 2015 and 2016 - 8 weeks of instruction on teaching inclusive dance
  • NIA Instructor - training completed 2010

Accommodation Needs

  • Wheelchair accessible space
  • no fluorescent lighting when possible
  • low scent when possible

Black/African American

Disability Description
Physical/Mobility disability

San Leandro, CA 94577

Phone: 510-381-9923



Artistic Discipline: 
Disability type: 
Physical/Mobility disability