Nathan Andary; CMA, MFA, RSME is a Laban/Bartenieff certified movement analyst and Somatic movement educator. Nathan received his M.F.A. in Dance from the University of Maryland—College Park. Nathan is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Merit Award for Choreography from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA). Nathan's lectures and choreography have been presented internationally in Rome, Lebanon, Sarajevo and Canada and received funding from Toyota, Rhode Island Foundation, Massachusetts Cultural Council, among others. Nathan's choreography has performed nationally in notable festivals and theaters like: New York City's Judson Church, Center for Performance Research, Movement Research, The Living Theater and Merce Cunningham Studio Theater; Washington DC's Dance Place, and The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage; The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard, the Southern Vermont Dance Festival, American College Dance Festival, International Body-Mind-Centering and Somatics Conference, as well as colleges and universities throughout the U.S. Nathan Andary’s diverse performance career ranges from performance art to concert Modern dance and has performed in works by: David Dorfman, Bill T. Jones, Katsura Kan, Sara June, Liz Lerman and the Dance Exchange, Deb Meunier, David Parsons and Pearson + Widrig. Nathan was the program director for the New York State Summer School of the Arts—Modern (3 years) under the direction of famed Paul Taylor dancer: Carolyn Adams, was the President for Rhode Island’s Dance Alliance and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Ohio Dance. Nathan is an Associate Lecturer on the dance faculty at Ohio University where he teaches: Modern and Ballet techniques, Laban Movement Analysis, Dance Pedagogy, and is the Professor and Artistic Director for the Ohio University Dance Division’s Senior Capstone and Senior Tour as well as the Dance Division’s Chair for Recruitment and Retention.