Baryshnikov Arts Center Resident Artist

John Heginbotham

John Heginbotham's dry, dark comedies reveal themselves through highly musical intricately structured means. He will develop Twin, to premiere at BAC in May 2012.

Jerome Robbins NEW Fellow

"What's Hatching in Dance Incubator"

John Heginbotham
Artist Bio

John Heginbotham

John Heginbotham’s work has been performed at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Dance Theater Workshop, Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, The Museum of Modern Art (with the art/pop group, Fischerspooner), and the New York and Toronto Fringe Festivals. He has created commissioned dances for the award-winning youth company The Wooden Floor (Santa Ana, CA), Big Apple Baroque, DanceNOW[NYC], the cabaret troupe Lady Rizo and the Assettes, and the rock band, NICKCASEY.

Upcoming projects include commissions from Long Island University and The Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase, a performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and a production of Franz Schubert's Winterreise in collaboration with baritone Jesse Blumberg. Heginbotham is a graduate of The Juilliard School, and has danced in the companies of Susan Marshall, John Jasperse, and Pilobolus Dance Theater (guest artist). Heginbotham has been a member of the Mark Morris Dance Group since 1993, and is currently on faculty at the Mark Morris Dance Center. He is a founding teacher of Dance for PD (TM), a program initiated by MMDG and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group.

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