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Anjali Austin

Anjali Austin
Graduate Program Director
School of Dance
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Contact

aaustin@fsu.edu

Anjali Austin is a distinguished interdisciplinary artist whose career includes thirteen years of performing with the critically acclaimed Dance Theatre of Harlem. A movement artist, she has performed classical, neo-classical, and contemporary works by prominent choreographers, and choreographs nationally and internationally. Ballets she has performed include Billy the KidSwan Lake (Act II), SerenadeFlower FestivalDouglaConcerto BaroccoPrince IgorPaquita, and Frankie and Johnny – in which she held a vocal role. Also to her credits are PBS television specials Fall River LegendA Streetcar Named Desire, and Creole Giselle. She augmented her career with training and studies in GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® methodology, and is a Specialized Master Trainer with over 30 years of experience in the system. Ms. Austin is a Professor in the School of Dance at Florida State University, holds an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College, serves as President–elect of CORPS de Ballet International, conducts lectures on the history and legacy of Black classical ballet dancers, and was recently selected as a 2017 Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University Fellow.

Education

MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts, Goddard College

Teaching Areas

Ballet, Gyrokinesis, Gyrotonic