Participants at a workshop at the Alexander Technique 9th International Congress 2011

luc vanier usa

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Photo of Luc Vanier, presenter at the Alexander Technique Congress 2015

workshop: mon 10 aug | details

Luc Vanier is the new Associate Chair of the Department of Theater and Dance at Texas Tech University where he directs the Dance Program and teaches Ballet, Alexander Technique, Composition and Digital Media for Dance.

He received his MFA from the University of Illinois and also became a certified Alexander teacher in 2001 and a Training Course Director in 2011.

A Principal Dancer and company choreographer with Ohio Ballet, he danced pivotal roles in the works of company founder Heinz Poll, Balanchine, Paul Taylor, Kurt Joos, Lynne Taylor-Corbett and Laura Dean among others. His choreography has been produced at the Joyce Theater in New York City and toured nationally.

Vanier has lectured and presented his research extensively nationally and internationally in Russia, Australia, Chile, the Netherlands, Uruguay, Argentina and his co-authored book Dance and the Alexander Technique: Exploring the Missing Link was published by University of Illinois Press.

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