Yehuda Hyman

BA, SUNY/Empire State College, MFA, Sarah Lawrence College. Yehuda is a choreographer, playwright, actor, dancer, poet and storyteller. He was born in Los Angeles and began his training in Brussels, Belgium at age 16 with Maurice Bejart's multidisciplinary theater/dance school, MUDRA as a scholarship student. Following a career as a professional dancer and choreographer (Broadway, film, television, concert stage), Yehuda began writing. His plays have been produced at the McCarter Theatre, The Mark Taper Forum, San Diego Repertory Theater, Theatre J, Actor's Theatre of Louisville, Piven Theatre Workshop, Highways Performance Space, and The Marsh, among others. Honors include the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award, the National Endowment of the Arts /TCG Playwright-in-Residence grant to work with Cornerstone Theater of Los Angeles, additional NEA grants, a Jerome Fellowship at the Playwrights' Center of Minneapolis, Heideman Award and grants from the Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity and Foundation for Jewish Culture. He is an Associate Artist with Cornerstone Theater. Yehuda recently acted in New York City with Target Margin Theater and with The Civilians, and was an Artist Fellow at the LABA House of Study at the 14th Street Y in New York City. He is the Artistic Director of YEHUDA HYMAN/MystFT - a Dance Theatre ensemble based in Brooklyn, NY. He wrote, choreographed and performed The Mar Vista with his ensemble in June 2015 at LABA. SLC, 2014—

Course Information

Current graduate courses

Graduate Seminar in Methods and Theory of DMT III

Fall

This course is the third in a series of four on the methods and theory of dance/movement therapy for clinical practice. Our focus will be on the experience of embodiment and on broadening and deepening the students’ practice of dance/movement therapy as we examine cultural, spiritual, and socioeconomic perspectives on dance and healing.

Faculty

Graduate Seminar in Methods and Theory of DMT IV

Spring

This course will examine clinical applications of expressive arts modalities, such as art, music, poetry, and drama for the purpose of understanding their relationship to DMT and how they can be used in conjunction with DMT to enhance and support treatment interventions. We will also examine the use of the artistic elements of dance such as choreography and performance to support a variety of mental and physical health goals. The course will have several visiting faculty with expertise in the arts and the creative arts therapies.

Faculty

Previous courses

Graduate Seminar III: Methods and Theory of Dance/Movement Therapy

Fall

This course is the third in a series of four on the methods and theory of dance/movement therapy for clinical practice. Our focus will be on the experience of embodiment and on broadening and deepening the students’ practice of dance/movement therapy as we examine cultural, spiritual, and socioeconomic perspectives on dance and healing.

Faculty