John Mead



John Mead is internationally recognized as a choreographer, performer, and educator. Mr. Mead strives to create deeply felt, personally authentic choreographic work that speaks to fundamental, universal human values. Over the past 36 years, he has choreographed over 200 works, which have been performed in Canada, China, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United States. From 1981 – 1987 John performed with the Repertory Dance Theater on which he also set a variety of works, most notably, Soiree (1985), Leaving Shaman House (1986) and Der Mond (1996). In 1988, John was awarded the prestigious 1st place press prize at the inaugural Lausanne Choreographes Nouveaux choreographic competition, hosted by Bejart Ballet Lausanne, Switzerland. From 1992 to 2000 Mr. Mead was the Artistic Director of John Mead & Dancers in New York City, as well as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the New York University Program in Dance Education. From 2005 – 2019 Mr. Mead resided in Singapore, where he was the Founder and Artistic Director of the John Mead Dance Company. Mr. Mead returned to the United States in 2020 where he currently works as a free-lance choreographer.


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