Donald C. Shorter Jr.

Assistant Professor of Theater
M.F.A. Dance, New York University 2017
B.S. Liberal Studies, West Chester University 2002

Shorter is an interdisciplinary artist with 2 over decades of professional dance and theater experience. They were a principal dancer with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and have appeared in Broadway national tours such as: La Cage Aux Folles, A Chorus Line, Hairspray and have worked regionally at Theater Under The Stars, The MUNY, and Gateway Playhouse. As a solo artist their works have been performed at the Pompidu Centre, The Provincetown Theater, The Criterion Channel, Bam Cinema, The Houston Contemporary Arts Museum, and The 92nd Street Y.

Research Interests: Gender performance, LGBTQIA inclusion in theater and dance, dance cinema.