John T Cartwright

John T Cartwright is a first year MFA student at The Ohio State University. He holds a degree in Dance and Arts Administration from Butler University with additional training at the National Taiwan University of the Arts, The Paul Taylor Dance Company, and Ballet Austin. In his professional career, John performed and choregraphed for the Louisville Ballet, Thodos Dance Chicago, and Chicago Repertory Ballet. His choreography has been presented in Chicago main-stage performances, touring productions, educational shows, and festival events. As an educator, John has taught at various Chicago-land studios and most recently was the Faculty Head for the Secondary Program at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Youth Dance Program. During the summer, John is a faculty member with the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts and is currently the chair of the dance program. He is excited to begin his studies as an MFA student and looks forward to exploring dance film, intermedia technology in dance performance, and the intersection of LGBTQIA+ studies and dance. 

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