Dawn DiPasquale holds a MA in Dance Education from NYU and is a former Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance and Musical Theatre at Wichita State University, teaching modern, musical theatre and tap dance; Her work as a teaching artist in NYC public schools with 92ndStreet Y, City Center, and Together in Dance includes residencies in early childhood dance, Parents As Arts Partners and Creative After School Adventures. She is a curriculum writer and professional development facilitator for The Dance Education Laboratory and Center for Arts Learning and Leadership at the 92nd Street Y.
As a choreographer for Musical Theatre, she has worked with composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz on productions of Children of Eden at Paper Mill Playhouse (Recording, RCA Victor) and North Shore Music Theatre as well as a revival of Working at the Long Wharf Theatre, directed by Christopher Ashley. Other venues include Santa Barbara Civic Light Opera, Folly Theatre of Kansas City, Music Theatre of Wichita, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, and the College of Charleston. Her work has also been staged at Music Theatre West and The University of Michigan. As a dancer, she performed at DTW, PS 122, Circum-Arts, Riverside Church, Gowanus, Green Space, Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, NYC Fringe Festival and at the Strada Facendo in Pisa, Italy. She is a grant recipient from The Kansas Cultural Trust/ Koch Foundation and is a member of SDC (Stage Directors and Choreographers Union).