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—

Courses taught in Dance/Movement Therapy Program

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

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