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Tim Glenn

Published April 15, 2015

Tim GlennProfessor
School of Dance
Curriculum Vitae (CV)



Tim Glenn received two Bachelor of Science degrees in Dance from the University of Wisconsin–Madison (Performance & Choreography, and InterArts & Technology, and an MFA in Dance from The Ohio State University (Choreography and Technology). He performed more than twenty-five works throughout Finland, France, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland as a member of the Nikolais & Murray Louis Dance Company. His teaching at UW–Madison, Ohio State, and Florida State has included: 2D and 3D video production, projection design, repertory, improvisation, technique, choreography, and movement analysis. As videographer for the Paul Taylor Company’s Repertory Preservation Project, he documented thirty-five Taylor masterworks, and from 2001–2005 was Technology Director for the National Center for Choreography. In 2008, he directed and produced the film, Embodiments of Silence, which has screened internationally. Glenn has been published by Cambria Press and Cambridge Scholars Publishing, and has presented at Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, “The Progeny of Alwin Nikolais” at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and more recently at the “Alwin Nikolais: Evolutions of Theory and Practice” international forum, where he was featured as a contemporary artist continuing the Nikolais lineage of “total theater” design. Choreographing since 1987, Glenn’s repertoire has been performed nationally and internationally in Japan, Spain, and The Netherlands.



Bachelor of Science in Dance: Performance and Choreography, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Bachelor of Science in Dance: Interarts & Technology, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Master of Fine Arts in Dance, The Ohio State University

Select Scholarly/Creative Works

Perspectives on Contemporary Dance History (Cambria Press)
Art in Motion: Current Research in Screendance (Cambridge Scholars Publishing)
– Aqueous Myth: Tales of a Water Planet
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Embodiments of Silence: A Dance Transposed from Stage to Screen

Teaching Areas

Dance Technology, Contemporary Dance, Movement Analysis. GFS.

Research Areas

Multimedia Theater, Screendance, Dance Documentation, Dance Telematics, Choreography

Additional Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

University Graduate Teaching Award (2012)
Gene Kelly Award for the Performing Arts, National Alliance for Excellence (1996)
Leo Award for Choreography, Jazz Dance World Congress, John F. Kennedy Center, Washington, DC (1996)