Wendell
		
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Wendell
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wbeavers@naropa.edu | 303-245-4640

Chair, Theater Program, Contemporary Performance
School of the Arts
BA, Boston University

Areas of Specialization:

  • Experimental Dance and Movement

Wendell was a founding member and early director of New York University’s Experimental Theater Wing (ETW), where he taught from 1978 to 2003. He was named a Master Teacher at Tisch School of the Arts in 1996. Wendell is also known as one of three major teachers and developers of The Viewpoints, along with originator Mary Overlie, with whom he danced from 1977 to 1985, and the director Anne Bogart. In the early 1990‘s, Wendell began choreographing his own work. His solo and group works have been produced in New York by Dance Theater Workshop, The Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, and at a number of other venues. He is also the co-founder and director of Movement Research, Inc. During his career, Wendell has trained casts or collaborated with many directors at ETW. His students have gone on to work in many experimental companies including The Wooster Group, Mabou Mines, Tectonic Theater, Stomp, and have been featured in film and television.

For more information on Wendell's workshops please visit his website.

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