Choreography Fellows Program | Director
Dianne McIntyre is a dancer, choreographer, and cultural investigator, who creates work in dance, opera, film, and theatre, including Broadway. Known for collaborations with live “jazz” musicians, 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 three New York Dance and Performance (“Bessie”) Awards, the 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 ensembles, numerous universities, American Dance Festival, and Jacob’s Pillow.