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Dylan Crossman

Dancer, Choreographer


Being a student at Trinity Laban taught me how to learn. From teachers, from fellow dancers, from all the different situations, challenges and experiences that were presented to me. I experienced hard work, compassion, creative processes, being on stage. It created a network of amazing dance artists. I learned how to analyse movement, articulate it both physically and theoretically. I worked with a lot of established, up and coming as well as emerging choreographers. To this day, the clarity in my own body and in space comes from the Laban Movement Analysis. Trinity Laban gave me the freedom to figure out who I was and who I wanted to become as a performer and it taught me that being me is good. I still strive to be myself honestly, on stage, to this day.

Dylan Crossman
Dylan Crossman


Dylan Crossman graduated in 2006 after completing a BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance. After graduating, he moved to New York where he worked with choreographers Wally Cardona, Peter Kyle, Christopher Williams and Sean Curran. In 2009 he joined the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and performed with them on the final legacy tour. Dylan is now a freelance artist, working with various artists including Pam Tanowitz, Kimberly Bartosik/Daela, Sally Silvers, Bill Young, Ellen Cornfield, Ryan McNamara and Sylvain Emard (Montreal). In 2013 he founded Crossman Dans(c)e and has shown work at DanceRoulette, La MaMa moves! Socrates Dance Festival (Norte Maar), Quartiers Danses (Montreal) and in Montpellier, France. Crossman Dans(c)e also works with children and adults, using dance as a means for social integraion and conflict resolution. Dylan is on the faculty at Purchase College and the Cunningham Studios. He received a Bessie Award for his work in Tanowitz's Be in the Gray with Me and Kid Birds.