John Jasperse is Artistic Director/Choreographer of John Jasperse Company. He also formed Thin Man Dance, Inc., a New York-based not-for-profit organization in 1996. John's work has been presented both nationally and internationally (Brazil, Chile, Israel, Japan, throughout Europe).
Lloyd Newson is a dancer/choreographer, who has been the Director of DV8 Physical Theatre since 1986. His work for both stage and film has received major acclaim. His work mixes dance, text, theatre and film. His most recent work, "To Be Straight With You" (2008/2009) is more text-based than
There is something to Phillip Lopate that may make his followers feel particularly close to him, as if his work were known solely by them and a select few others; that this is not true, that he is in fact an immensely respected writer and scholar, would seem of little importance to these readers.