James Graham

Lecturer

Dance, Choreography

  • 2401 Bancroft Studio Office
  • Only by appointment
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James Graham is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Graham is currently on faculty at UC Berkeley, the Dominican University/LINES Ballet B.F.A. Program, and at the SF Conservatory of Dance where he teaches GAGA People classes on Tuesday evenings. Graham was chosen by Ohad Naharin (Batsheva Dance Company) to be a Certified Gaga Instructor and to take part in his pilot training program of international Gaga teachers. He has taught extensively on the West Coast, the Midwest, as well as Canada, South Korea, and Israel.
He presents his choreographic work through his company James Graham Dance Theatre, while also curating the work of others, namely in Dance Lovers, his annual Valentine’s show of duets. He will be premiering “Homeroom” an evening-length show looking at male relationships at ODC December 10-12, 2015. This year he won an IZZIE award for Outstanding Achievement in Individual Performance (for his Entire Season) and was nominated for an IZZIE award in Choreography (“Guilty Survivor”). Graham received an M.F.A. from The Ohio State University in 2010, and a B.A. from UC Berkeley in 2005 where he Majored in Theater and Minored in Dance. www.jamesgrahamdancetheatre.com