Lucca Troutman is an electro-acoustic composer, director and performer originally from Hartford, Connecticut. Her multi-disciplinary work often explores themes of racial and sexual identity, femininity, spiritual transformation, the bodymind connection, ritual and myth, nature and love through intentional movement, theater and sound. She holds a BA in psychology and music from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts where she studied sociocultural psychology and music. She recently graduated with her MA in composition from Mills College where she refined her compositional and performance techniques under the tutelage of renowned experimental artists including Maggi Payne, Fred Frith, Nalini Ghulman, Willie Winant and Zeena Parkins. She currently resides in West Oakland where she teaches, creates and spends quality time with her hound dog, Ama.