Alternate Title DMUSA DanceMotion USA℠ Dance Heginbotham Residency: Indonesia, Laos, the Philippines
Country of Origin United States
Description Founded in 2011, Dance Heginbotham (DH) has quickly established itself as one of the most diverse and exciting newcomers to the American contemporary dance scene. Well-known for his 14-year tenure dancing with the Mark Morris Dance Group, Artistic Director John Heginbotham and his young company are celebrated for their vibrant athleticism, humor, and theatricality. DH has enjoyed several critically acclaimed collaborations with artistic icons including musical ensembles Alarm Will Sound and Brooklyn Rider, and is in the process of creating a new work with visual artist Maira Kalman. Since its world premiere at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2012, the company has been presented by prestigious institutions such as BAM, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Baryshnikov Arts Center, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others. The recipient of the 2014 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award, Heginbotham has garnered a reputation for engaging dance students of all ages and abilities. He is on faculty at Princeton University, and has set work on academic institutions including Barnard College and Dartmouth College. He has taught master classes across the globe and is a founding teacher of Dance for PD®, an ongoing collaboration between the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group.