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Guest Artists & Choreographers

Desmond Richardson is co-founder and co-artistic director at Complexions Contemporary Ballet. He hosted a master class with dance students in February 2015. Photos | Christopher Rolinson
Above: Dance majors take a master class with Desmond Richardson in the GRW Studio

Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts regularly welcomes renowned industry professionals for workshops, master classes and presentations. Notable artists regularly set and/or stage works for the Conservatory Dance Company’s performances. Past guest artists and choreographers have included:

Ballet

  • Laura Alonso
  • Elyse Borne
  • Alan Hineline
  • Christian Holder
  • Darla Hoover
  • Virginia Johnson
  • Stephen Mills
  • Margo Sappington
  • Marina Stavitskaya
  • Lynne Taylor-Corbett
  • Edward Villella
  • Patricia Wilde

Contemporary

  • Desmond Richardson

Jazz

  • Danny Buraczeski  
  • Doug Caldwell
  • Frank Chaves
  • Lou Conte
  • Sherry Zunker Dow
  • Danny Ezralow
  • Mary Kate Felber
  • Joe Lanteri
  • Richard Levi
  • Harrison McEldowney
  • Pattie Obey
  • Kevin O'Day

Modern

  • Robert Battle
  • Claire Baulieu
  • Sean Curran
  • Randy Duncan
  • Heidi Latsky
  • Bebe Miller
  • Jennifer Muller
  • David Parsons
  • Maxine Sherman
  • JoAnna Mendl Shaw
  • Marshall Swiney
  • Doug Varone