Lynn H Deering
 Title: Chair & Professor
Dance Program Director
 Dept: Theatre & Dance
 Office: MB 264
 Phone: 216-687-4883
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. MB 264, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
choreography, dance pedagogy, movement, creative process
M.A., Dance, Kent State University
Brief Bio:
Lynn Deering, Professor, Cleveland State University, is Director of the CSU Dance Program and Artistic Director of the CSU Dance Company. She teaches modern technique, choreography and dance pedagogy coursework. Lynn is an active performer/choreographer with The Dance/Theater Collective, a cooperative group of Northeast Ohio dancers. She enjoys combining gesture and full-bodied contemporary movement vocabulary to explore the many aspects of human interactions.  Her works have been commissioned by dance companies/programs including: The Repertory Project, The Verb Ballet, Groundworks Dance Theater, BGSU, Oberlin College, LEC, Canton Ballet,  H.B. Moving Company and had the work "UnWound" with longtime collaborator Joe Booth selected for the Cleveland Museum of Art Northeast Ohio Exhibit. Recognitions of her work include the Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Award in choreography,Northern Ohio Live Achievement Awards in Dance, CSU Distinguished Faculty Award and the 2009 OhioDance Outstanding Contribution to the Artform. Lynn is an avid supporter of dance in the public school curriculum and serves as an artist/educator for area schools, Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland, and the Saturday in the Studio program, creative dance for local public school children and their adult sponsors.