Visiting Professor of Dance
Stephen Welsh has been dancing and choreographing professionally in NYC and Philly for decades. After receiving his MFA from Temple University, he danced with Anna Sokolow, Jeanne Ruddy, Dance Fusion, TRAPEZIUS Aerial Dance and in the works of Doug Varone, Moses Pendleton, Murray Louis, Jane Comfort and Jose Limon. His choreography has received numerous grants including a Rockerfeller Foundation Grant, a PCA Grant, a Five- County Cultural Arts Grant and a Pew Foundation- funded audience development project.
As a board member of Indigenous Pitch, he helps write grants to fund their extensive dance outreach programs for at-risk youth. He teaches dance technique, composition, repertory and arts integration at Eastern University where he is a full time visiting faculty member.
Other current teaching credits include: Montgomery County Community College, The Community College of Philadelphia, Drexel University, Episcopal Academy and First Position Movement Arts Center.