Constance Dinapoli earned a BA in Art History and Economics from Stanford University and an MFA in Dance from George Mason University and was awarded a fellowship of Advanced Studies at Indiana University for international reputation. She toured the world as a dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company from 1986-1993. Now acting as repetiteur for the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation, she stages Taylor’s work on professional companies and universities in the U.S. and has co-directed Taylor 2. Dinapoli has been on faculty at Barnard College in NYC, the College Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, OH, Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, the Taylor School in NYC, Chautauqua Institution in upstate NY and George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Currently, she is Artistic Coordinator of Contemporary Dance at the Peabody Preparatory, adjunct professor in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences of the Johns Hopkins University, lecturer in dance at Goucher College, instructor at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and faculty with The Washington School of Ballet. She is also director of the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Summer Intensive at Peabody, Indiana University, and UC Davis. Dinapoli’s performing career revived in 2009 and she performs with Karen Reedy Dance collaborating with dancers, artists, and musicians in the Washington, D.C., area.
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