Guest Artists

Every year the Department of Dance hosts local and internationally recognized guest choreographers and teachers to share their expertise with our students. These artists offer master classes and residencies that last from a few hours to two weeks or more. Some classes are open to participants outside the Department of Dance. Recent guests have included:

Master Classes

  • Alonzo King, Lines Contemporary Ballet
  • Bebe Miller
  • Bill T. Jones
  • Daniel Linehan
  • Grupo Corpo (UW World Series)
  • Holly Farmer, Merce Cunningham Foundation
  • Mark Dendy
  • Mark Morris Dance Group (UW World Series)
  • Meg Harper, Merce Cunningham Foundation
  • Momix (UW World Series)
  • Patricia Hunt, Merce Cunningham Foundation
  • Paul Taylor Dance Company (UW World Series)
  • Pilobolus (UW World Series)


  • Abby Yeager
  • AXIS Dance Company (UW World Series)
  • Betsy Fisher, Murray Louis Dance Company
  • Brenna Monroe-Cook, Jose Limon Company/Limon Foundation
  • Carla Maxwell, Jose Limon Company/Limon Foundation
  • Deborah Carr, Charles Weidman's Theatre Dance Company
  • Jane Comfort, Jane Comfort Company
  • Jeffrey Huang, Pilobolus
  • Jennifer Scanlon, Jose Limon Company/Limon Foundation
  • Sarah Stackhouse, Jose Limon Company/Limon Foundation
  • Shelley Senter, Henry Art Gallery performance and residency
  • Trey McIntyre Project (UW World Series)
  • Trisha Brown Company (UW World Series)
  • Zvi Gotheiner

Note: (UW World Series) denotes Master Classes and Residencies in collaboration with UW World Series.