DEL Dance for Social Change examines varied approaches for empowering dancers and dance educators as advocates for social change.

Guest Artists

Dian Dong

A graduate of The Juilliard School and artist with Chen Dance Center, Dian Dong studied with Shirley Ubell, Vladimir Doukodovsky, Alfredo Corvino, and Doris Rudko. Dong has taught at New York University’s School of Education, Montclair State College, the Center for Modern Dance Education, and Chen Dance Center.

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Megan Minturn

Minturn is a dancer, choreographer, and educator. She studied dance in Omaha, Brazil, New York, Senegal, and Cuba. Her company MJM Dance performed at the 92nd Street Y, Dance New Amsterdam, Dixon Place, the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, the Ailey Citigroup Theatre, Miami University of Ohio, Grounds for Sculpture, and at the Mark Morris Dance Center.

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Ann Biddle

Director of DEL at Jacob’s Pillow & DEL Founding Faculty
Ann Biddle has a M.A. in Dance Education from Columbia University, and a B.A. in English Literature from Kenyon College, and is a Fulbright Scholar.

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