Speaker: Ben Needham-Wood, former Smuin Ballet Dancer, educator, choreographer
Award-winning dancer Ben Needham-Wood studied ballet from an early age. After beginning his career as a Company Artist with the Louisville Ballet he found his true passion in contemporary ballet, and in 2013 he joined the Smuin Contemporary Ballet where he danced for 7 seasons. Ben continues to be very active in choreography, dance education, and arts leadership and administration. Ben Needham-Wood will discuss his residency studying dance and mental health.
Ben Needham-Wood’s website: http://www.bneedhamwood.com
Sherri Yoshizu and Pamela Cooper, Cultural Arts Event Chairs