Gregory Livingston

Foundation Faculty, New York Dance Festival,
European Liaison, New York Institute of Dance & Education
gregorylivingston.nyide.europe@gmail.com
(NYC, USA) received his BFA in Dance & Choreography from the State University of New York (SUNY) Purchase, Conservatory of Dance. Since 1991, he has been working nationally and internationally as a dancer, teacher, assistant & choreographer.

He joined the freelance scene in 2001. Since then he has had the opportunity to teach and collaborate with Mousonturm/Tanzlabor-21, K3/Tanzplan Hamburg, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen(DE), Folkhögskola Härnösand(SE), Danslinje(SE), Balettakademien Stockholm, Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance(AT), DanceHouse for Dance Ireland, Codarts Rotterdam Dance Academy(NL), ProArt Festival(CZ), Korean National University of Arts, New York Institute of Dance & Education(USA), Akram Khan & dancers of the National Ballet of China(UK), Iwanson School(DE), Neuer Tanz Düsseldorf, Royal Swedish Ballet School Stockholm, the Limon School in New York, the North Karelia College Outokumpu in Finland, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Theater Erfurt, and various other German theaters.

In 2009, Gregory took part in the Limon Institute Summer Seminar for Dance Educators and is a guest artist with the José Limón Dance Company, performing in "Emperor Jones" and "Missa Brevis". He has also danced for & in works from Roberto Galvan, Jean Renshaw, Iris Tenge, Rui Horta, Ismael Ivo, Biennale di Venezia, Joseph Tmim, Willy Tsao, Helen Lai, Lin Hwai Min, Paul Taylor, Eleo Pomare and Dorothy Blakely.

As the european liaison and permanent faculty member for the New York Institute of Dance & Education (NYIDE), Gregory has presently his annual teaching at the New York Dance Festival in New York. As part of the dance pedagogical und conceptual team with The Forsythe Company and the ALTANA Kulturstifting, he has just completed a project “NaturNotizen” for the education program with 100 students from the Integrierte Gesamtschule Nordend, Germany. Other collaborations this season have been with the Stadttheater Bielefeld, Saarländisches Staatstheater Saarbrücken, Leipziger Tanztheater, TanzSprint 2014 at Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, the International Summer Lab at Mousonturm, the “Profitraining” for Tanzlabor_21, as well as The Copenhagen Workshop in Denmark. Gregory is presently in the completion processes of his MA in Contemporary Dance Education (MA CoDE) directed by Prof. Ingo Diehl at the Frankfurt University of Music and the Performing Arts(HfMDK).