Suki John, Associate Professor of Dance, has enjoyed teaching professionals and students in the studio as well as the classroom from the US to Latin America and Europe. A Coleman Entrepreneurship and Honors Faculty Fellow, she holds a BFA in Theatre from the University of New Mexico, an MA in Choreography and Dance History from New York University, and a PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of Connecticut. She has choreographed for the Cuban National Ballet, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Company Narciso Medina, People’s Theater of Yugoslavia, Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Ritmo Flamenco, Adelphi University,
New York University, the University of New Mexico, Joyce SoHo, City Center, Marymount Manhattan, 550 Broadway, Music Theater
Works and Havana’s García Lorca and National theaters. Her articles appear in the New York Times, Village Voice, Dance Magazine, Pointe, Dance Research Journal, Ballettanz
International,Caribbean Dance: From Abakuá to Zouk, The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, and Oxford’s International Encyclopedia of Dance and Dictionary of Afro-Latino Biography. Her book, Contemporary Dance in Cuba: Técnica Cubana as Revolutionary Movement, was published by McFarland Press in 2012.
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