Associate Professor of Dance
Modern Technique, Composition, New York Professional Outreach Program (NYPOP)
Paul Dennis is an Assistant Professor in the Dance program at the University of Massachusetts and The Five College Dance Department. A former member and current guest artist with the Jose Limón Dance Company, he received his BFA in dance from the Juilliard School and an MFA including a certificate in Arts Management from Purchase College, State University of New York. He has performed with Works/Laura Glenn Dance and the Jacob's Pillow Men¹s Dancers: The Ted Shawn Legacy. He has been in residence abroad with Dance International in Burgos, Spain, and an adjudicator for Certamen International de Choreografia, Burgos - New York.
Paul is Festival Director for the White Mountains Summer Dance Festival at Sarah Lawrence College and is on faculty at the Ted Hershey Dance and Music Marathon, guest artist/faculty at Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College, Springfield College, Central Connecticut State University, Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance, and Trinity College, having restaged seminal masterpieces of Ted Shawn, José Limón and Doris Humphrey.
Top Left: Photo of Paul Dennis by Jim Coleman.