Sydney Skybetter w/ Christopher K. Morgan & Artists



Biography

Sydney Skybetter is a choreographer, curator, and consultant for performing arts organizations, and he is the Kennedy Center’s Local Dance Commissioning Project recipient for his work Eveningland. After studying at the Interlochen Arts Academy, Columbia, and New York University, Mr. Skybetter performed with Christopher Williams and the Anna Sokolow Foundation. His choreography has been presented in New York at The Joyce Theater, The Joyce SoHo, Dance Theater Workshop / New York Live Arts, Jacob’s Pillow, and The Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, among many others. He is a founding partner at Edwards & Skybetter | Change Agency, which provides product development, brand management, and technology consulting for such international organizations as the Mark Morris Dance Group and Jacob’s Pillow; he has also written about performance history and technology for the Ballet Review and The Huffington Post. He is a producer with the Dance [NOW] NYC Festival, a teacher for the NYU Tisch Dance Department, and a lecturer on Dance History for the LEAP Program at St. Mary’s College. Mr. Skybetter serves as the President of the Board of Directors of the Gotham Arts Exchange / Zia Artists, and as the Founding Chairman of the Technology Committee for the Board of Trustees of Dance/USA. He received his M.F.A. in dance performance and choreography from New York University.

Watch Past Performances

Video 10/6/2012: Sydney Skybetter w/ Christopher K. Morgan & Artists

The D.C.-based choreographer’s Eveningland focuses on a young boy and his memory of the loss of his grandmother. It uses a quartet of dancers and composer David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize–winning score, “The Little Match Girl Passion.”

Video 10/5/2012: Sydney Skybetter w/ Christopher K. Morgan & Artists

The D.C.-based choreographer’s Eveningland focuses on a young boy and his memory of the loss of his grandmother. It uses a quartet of dancers and composer David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize–winning score, “The Little Match Girl Passion.”

Sydney Skybetter