An ex-principal dancer, Andrea Davidson holds an MA in Screendance and a Ph.D. in the Aesthetics, Philosophy and Technologies of the Arts from Université Paris VIII where she taught screendance and dance and new media from 1999 to 2008. Author of the book Bains Numériques #1: Danse et nouvelles technologies (2007) and numerous articles on the topic of dance and new media, she has curated events such as the international symposium Somatics and Technology at the University of Chichester (2012), and a special edition of the Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices (2013). Recent contributions include the preparation of a book of seven monographs provisionally entitled Digital Perspectives in Dance: Portraits of Choreographers among others.
An award-winning choreographer-videographer and new media artist, Andrea Davidson was recipient of the UNESCO Grand Prix International Videodanse in New Media (2002), the Special Jury Prize of the Festival Napolidanza Il Coreografo Elettronico (2003) and the Prix de l'Écriture Multimédia de la Fondation Beaumarchais (1997). Her pioneer interactive choreography La morsure (1998–2001) was presented in major festivals, exhibits and art institutions around the world. Amoung her productions : Paroles trouvées (2007), a spatialized audio, videochoreographic, optical installation with composer Dominique Besson. She has also created and produced videoclips and DVDs for several independent musicians in Paris.