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).
Two published novels and several short stories into his career, Joshua Ferris has staked a unique place in American literature as a writer whose works re-explore and dismantle otherwise familiar terrain – workplace politics, disease, family dynamics – through experimentation of form. &
José Limón was a very important figure in the development in modern dance. In 1928 he moved to NYC after studying as an art major for a year at UCLA. New York was where he saw his first dance performance which "simply and irrevocably changed my life."