Frederick Curry

Frederick Curry is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Dance Department at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. His scholarship focuses on equity-informed dance pedagogy and somatic practices, on which he has led workshops and presented at conferences internationally including in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, South Korea, Switzerland, Uganda, the United Kingdom, and throughout the United States. Frederick has served on the Board of Directors of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO), as Assistant Editor for Dance Education in Practice journal, and was a founding member of the NDEO Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access Committee. He is a 2022 recipient of the NDEO Outstanding Leadership in Justice, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award.  In addition to serving as faculty at the Dance Education Laboratory at the 92nd Street Y, he has taught at NYU Steinhardt and served as coordinator for the modular certification program at the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies. Frederick is a Polestar Pilates Educator and a National Pilates Certification Program Commissioner. At Rutgers, he is Director of the EdM Program in Dance Education, and Director of the Rutgers Polestar Pilates Teacher Training Program.