Rubén Graciani

Rubén Graciani graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts where he majored in Modern Dance. After receiving his high school degree, Graciani studied in New York City at the Juilliard School, the Martha Graham Company, and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. He earned a B.F.A. in Dance at the State University of New York Purchase College. He has danced with the Kevin Wynn Collection, The Mark Morris Dance Group, CityDance Ensemble, the Brian Brooks Moving Company, Company Stefanie Batten-Bland, and the Joe Goode Performance Group, among many others. Graciani received his M.F.A. from the University of Maryland College Park where he presented nine works of choreography for the Maryland Dance Ensemble. He has been on the faculty at Ohio University, and is currently an Associate Professor at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. He is the Artistic Director and Choreographer of RG Dance Projects, and has collaborated with award winning composers, Richard Danielpour, John Orfe, and Carl Landa. His work has been presented in Ohio, Virginia, Washington DC, Delaware, New York City, and Shanghai, China. Mr. Graciani currently serves as a Dance Panelist for the NY State Council of the Arts.