Guest Faculty

Alex Springer & Xan Burley

Xan Burley, has been fortunate to work with Nancy Bannon, Daniel Charon, Shannon Gillen, Shannon Hummel/Cora Dance, Donnell Oakley, and Tami Stronach, among others. She joined Doug Varone and Dancers in 2012 and acts as co-producer of WAXworks.

Alex Springer, originally from Michigan, joined Doug Varone and Dancers in 2008 and acts as the rehearsal director. He has performed with Donnell Oakley, Heidi Henderson, Alexandra Beller, and the Metropolitan Opera Ballet. Alex freelances as a video artist for A.O. Pro(+ductions).

THE MEDIAN MOVEMENT is the artistic intersection of XAN BURLEY + ALEX SPRINGER, serving as a vehicle for their collaborative choreography, performance, and teaching. Their work has been presented at Draftwork at Danspace Project, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Center for Performance Research (2016 Tech Residency), Gowanus Art + Production, MATA Interval at the Museum of the Moving Image, University Settlement (2013-14 AIR), the 92Y, DANCE NOW (2011 Encore Challenge Winners), Triskelion Arts, and Brooklyn Arts Exchange (2011 Space Grant Artists), among other venues. They have been commissioned artists at various universities/companies throughout the U.S.

The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.

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