Nancy Wilder-Trippel

Home/Students/Nancy Wilder-Trippel

Nancy Wilder-TrippelNancy Wilder-Trippel is a poet, dancer and a storyteller.  She earned her BA from UCLA in Dance and will soon begin her first year in the UCR MFA Low Residency program in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing
Arts, in Poetry.  After dancing professionally, she taught and choreographed, “A Special Dance Interlude” in The Jazz Series: Hoagy Carmichael and Fats Waller at the Art School in Carrboro, North Carolina where “Poetry Through Movement” nurtures and partners the dance artist as described in the biographical description for receiving Honorable Mention in the poem, “Library Notes A Studier’s Snore” in Our World’s Favorite Poems: Who’s Who in Poetry National Library of Poetry, 1993. Nancy is currently working on ”Poetry Treasures: Where The Desert Shadows Hide.”A storyteller of words and movement, Nancy’s earliest passion for  poetry began in her childhood backyard.  Outside of poetry and dance, she enjoys playing tennis with her family in Mercer Island, Washington.