Alan Danielson is a contemporary dance
artist in the Humphrey-Limón
tradition. He is based in New York
City, where he teaches, choreographs
and directs his company, Dance by Alan
Danielson. He is the School Director of
the José Limón Institute.
Since 1989, Dance by Alan Danielson has
been performing the choreography of
Alan Danielson to enthusiastic
audiences and critical praise. His
works are celebrated for their
musicality and humanity, and their
ability to combine movement and sound
to reveal archetypes of the human
condition. His dances have been
commissioned and produced by many
professional and student companies, and
have been seen throughout the US,
Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia.
A Master Teacher of dance and music, Alan
Danielson has taught professional dance
classes in New York City for over
25 years. He is a frequent Guest Artist
for Dance Festivals, Companies and
Conservatories around the world, and
has been on faculty at the Alvin Ailey
American Dance Center and New York
University Tisch School of the Arts.
A performing artist for over 35 years, Alan Danielson has worked as a dancer, musician, choreographer, and composer in a wide variety of styles and forms. He has performed as an instrumentalist and vocalist with orchestras and choirs, jazz and rock groups, as a soloist and accompanist. His experiences include being a Music Director for musicals and revues, a choral conductor, and a composer.
Alan Danielson has a Bachelor of Music in Choral Conducting, and a Masters of Fine Arts in Dance. He received the Arts Achievement Award from Wayne State University.