Adult Faculty

Chris Masters

Chris Masters has been making dance work for over fifteen years, and is currently director of ChrisMastersDance. His work has been presented at Judson Memorial Church, Salvatore Capezio Theatre, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, Danspace Project, 100 Grand, Triskelion Arts, Irondale Center, and Dixon Place in NYC, as well as Detroit Opera House, Max M. Fisher Center (Detroit), Music Hall Performance Space (Detroit), Boll Theatre (Detroit), The Iron Factory (Philadelphia), Fengchao Theatre (Beijing), and the organization has held creative residencies at Public Space One (Iowa City) and 555 Gallery (Detroit). Masters has performed the work of Martha Clarke, Colleen Thomas, Stephanie Liapis, Keith Thompson, Doug Elkins, and Jan Erkert, among others. Most recently, Chris performed with Third Rail Projects' 'Then She Fell', recipient of a 2013 New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) Award. As an educator, Masters has served on the faculties of The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Wayne State University, The University of Iowa, the American College Dance Festival, Dance New Amsterdam, 100 Grand, Gibney Dance Center, Peridance Capezio Center, Mark Morris Dance Center, and American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive. Chris completed a Master of Fine Arts degree in Choreography from The University of Iowa, where he was an Iowa Arts Fellow.

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