Sydney Skybetter

Sydney Skybetter

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Choreographer, Deputy Dean of the College for Curriculum and Co-Curriculum – Brown University

Hailed by the Financial Times as “One of the world’s foremost thinkers on the intersection of dance and emerging technologies,” Sydney’s choreography has been performed at such venues as The Kennedy Center, Jacob’s Pillow and The Joyce Theater. A sought-after speaker, he has lectured at SXSW, Yale, Mozilla, and Stanford, and served as an advisor for The National Ballet of Canada, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Hasbro, New York University and The University of Southern California, among others. He is a Senior Affiliate of metaLAB at Harvard University, a member of Dark Laboratory at Cornell University, and a contributor to WIRED and Dance Magazine. His work has been supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and honored by a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award. He has served as a Grant Panelist for the National Endowment of the Arts, is a founding member of the Guild of Future Architects, and is the Founder of the Conference for Research on Choreographic Interfaces. Sydney is the Deputy Dean of the College for Curriculum and Co-Curriculum at Brown University and recipient of a 2023 Creative Capital “Wild Futures” Award.

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