Faculty & Staff

Frederick Curry
(he/him/his)
Interim Chair, Associate Professor
Dance

I see my role as facilitating students constructing conscious understanding of, and personal agency in, how and why movement has transformational potential in their lives and the world in which they live.

Degrees & Accomplishments
Director, Mason Gross Polestar Pilates Teacher Training Program
Faculty, Dance Education Laboratory at the 92nd Street Y (New York City)
Assistant Editor, Dance Education in Practice journal
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access Committee, National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)
Commissioner, National Pilates Certification Program
Topics of Expertise
K-12 dance education
Dance teacher identity and social justice
Biography

An expert in dance pedagogy, Laban/Bartenieff studies and somatics, Frederick Curry has led workshops and presented at conferences internationally including in Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, South Korea, Switzerland, Uganda, the United Kingdom, and throughout the United States. He is on faculty at the Dance Education Laboratory at the 92nd Street Y (New York City) and is Assistant Editor for Dance Education in Practice journal, published by Taylor & Francis. Frederick served on the Board of Directors of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) and is a member of the NDEO Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access Committee. He coordinated the Modular certification program at the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (New York City) is a Polestar Pilates Educator, and a National Pilates Certification Program Commissioner.