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Dawn Springer

  • Teaching Faculty I, Dance


MFA, Dance, Hollins University
BFA, Contemporary Dance, University of North Carolina


Dawn Springer is a choreographer and writer. She has performed and travelled internationally as a dance artist and invited speaker. Her recent choreographic collaborations with composer Jon Mueller have garnered critical acclaim ("mesmerizing" -- Spin Magazine)  and were commissioned for consecutive years at the Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival curated by Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Aaron Dessner (The National).  Her research on dance in American culture has been published by numerous publications and was recently released as a chapter in the Perspectives on American Dance: The New Millennium anthology through the University Press of Florida.