John Beasant III
University of Houston
John Beasant III, Assistant Professor of Dance at the University of Houston's Dance Program, enjoys working as an independent dance-maker, teaching, performing, and presenting his own dances with various companies, universities, and festivals throughout the world. He is a former member of Doug Varone and Dancers (2001-2010), has served as a guest artist with The José Limón Dance Company (2008-2011), and has also made numerous appearances as an actor and singer for the stage, television, and film. Some other company credits include: Gallim Dance, Shapiro and Smith Dance, Keith Johnson/Dancers, Company XIV, Elisabeth Motely Dance, the Music Theater of Wichita, the Aquila Theatre Company, and The Metropolitan Opera. Choreography credits include The University of Utah, the Modern American Dance Company, and the Juilliard School for the Performing Arts to name a few. John has two works of choreography being presented in dance festivals this summer in New York City.