Lecturer in Dance
I teach contact improvisation to adventurous students and contemporary technique to dance majors. I get out of the city buzz a couple days a week and seek out some fine reading and daydreaming spots near the pond.
MFA, Dance, University of Illinois, Dance
BA, Mathematics, University of California, Santa Cruz
"Wells has a dizzying abundance of pure dance-making talent." - San Francisco Examiner
In 2005 Scott Wells received San Francisco’s most prestigious choreography award: The Isadora Duncan Award for Outstanding Choreography and was selected by Dance Magazine as one of the 25 To Watch. He teaches dance technique and is recognized worldwide as a leading teacher of Contact Improvisation. He has recently taught and performed in Ankara, Turkey, Halifax, Canada, at Impultanz in Vienna, and in Budapest, Berlin, Graz, Munich and Rome.