Dianne McIntyre

Choreography Fellows Program | Director

Dianne McIntyre is a dancer, choreographer, curator, and cultural investigator who creates work in dance, theatre, film, and opera. Known for collaborations with live music, she founded and directed Sounds in Motion Company and School in Harlem for many years. She has held residencies at Baryshnikov Arts Center and Dance Place, with recent commissions by Dance Theatre of Harlem and two at New York Live Arts. Screen credits include Beloved and Miss Evers’ Boys, garnering her an Emmy nomination, while her dance-driven dramas, drawn from interviews, include I Could Stop on a Dime… and Open the Door, Virginia! Honors include the 2019 Dance/USA Honor Award, three New York Dance and Performance (“Bessie”) Awards, 2016 Doris Duke Artist Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two honorary degrees, numerous grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, NYSCA, and other funders as she continues to mentor, teach, and choreograph with her own company, other recognized companies and university dance ensembles.

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