Nathan Andary, CMA, MFA, RSME, is a Laban/Bartenieff certified movement analyst and Somatic movement educator. Nathan received his MFA in dance from the University of Maryland – College Park. Nathan’s lectures and choreography have been presented internationally in Rome, Lebanon, Sarajevo, and Canada, as well as nationally in notable festivals and theatres like: New York City’s Judson Church, Center for Performance Research, Movement Research, The Living Theater and Merce Cunningham Studio Theater; Washington, D.C.’s Dance Place and The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage; The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard, the Southern Vermont Dance Festival, American College Dance Festival, International Body-Mind-Centering and Somatics Conference; as well as colleges and universities throughout the U.S.
Nathan’s diverse performance career ranges from performance art to concert modern dance. He has performed in works by: David Dorfman, Bill T. Jones, Sara June, Katsura Kan, Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange, David Parsons, and Pearson + Widrig. Nathan was the program director for the New York State Summer School of the Arts – Modern (three years) under the direction of famed Paul Taylor dancer Carolyn Adams, was the president for Rhode Island’s Dance Alliance, and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for OhioDance.
Nathan is an Associate Professor of Instruction on the dance faculty at Ohio University, where he teaches modern and ballet techniques, Laban movement analysis, and dance pedagogy. He is the professor and artistic director for the Ohio University Dance Division’s senior capstone and senior tour as well as the Dance Division’s chair for recruitment and retention.
Grade Levels/Age Groups
- Grades 1-3
- Grades 4-5
Facilities and Resources Required
- Audio System
- Electrical Outlets
- Non-Carpeted Floors
Video courtesy of the teaching artist.
Choreographer: Nathan Andary
Original Score: Jane Wang
Costume Design: Natalia de la Torre
Light Design: John Bohuslawsky
Dancers: Allison Bradley, Vittoria Casagranda, Olivia Cancelli, Caroline Ciferno, Kaitlin Flynn, Holly Goldberg, Caitlin Morgan, Sydney Sanders
“Imprint” reveals accumulated corporeal experiences which are captured ethereal suggestions of the human form and everyday happenings.