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Artist: Vincas GreeneHe/Him/His

Aritistic Discipline: Dance

Vincas Greene is the founding director of Vytal Movement Dance (a modern/contemporary dance company based in Spokane, WA). He is also an independent dance artist and award-winning professor currently working and developing dance community in Spokane, WA and teaching at Eastern Washington University, Professional Ballet School and Company Ballet School. He has been featured in the magazine Art Chowder, just completed filming an edition of “Meet the Makers” by Spokane Arts, and will be in the upcoming edition of the 50 Faces Shaping Spokane. Vincas guest teaches nationally at colleges, high schools and private studios. He had the honor of being hosted as a master teacher at Nanyang Normal University in China. Working with Vytal, EWU, Brenau University, the Gainesville Ballet Company, Theatre Ballet of Spokane, Belhaven University, Jacksonville University, Gonzaga University, Santa Clarita Repertory Theatre, Pebblebrook Performing Arts High School and others, he has choreographed over 40 dances, four plays, and three operas. He received his MFA from California Institute of the Arts where he was invited to dance in the CalArts Dance Ensemble. He has trained with notable dance artists Merce Cunningham, Mark Morris, Marjorie Mussman, Jocelyn Lorenz, Erin Matthiessen, Alex Magno, Tina Yuan, Laurence Blake, Carl Ratcliff, Pat Catterson, Brenda Daniels, and Gerri Houlihan among many others. Vincas was elected to the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD) Commission on Accreditation and served as a Visiting Evaluator for NASD and as a board member for Dance Upon Injustice. He has also written for Dance Informa.

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