Jordan Rosin (he/him) teaches acting and applied collaborative techniques. His research focuses on ensemble-devised physical theatre, Japanese butoh dance, and movement for actors. He is the co-founder and former producing artistic director of the New York City-based physical theatre ensemble, The Ume Group and collaborates regularly with the butoh company Ren Gyo Soh. Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, Jordan was a performance intern with the Dell'Arte Players, with whom he taught and performed in rural communities, prisons, schools, theatres and community centers across Northern California.
For more information visit https://jordanrosin.net.
- Production / Research Areas: Ensemble-Devised Physical Theatre, Butoh Dance, Clown, Viewpoints, Mask-Making & Performance, Movement for Actors
- Teaching Areas: Acting, Applied Collaborative Techniques
- MFA, Dell'Arte International
- BFA, Syracuse University
- Member, Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
- Member, Association of Theatre Movement Educators (ATME)
- Member, Network of Ensemble Theatres (NET)
- Founding Artistic Director of The Ume Group
- "Integrated Artist Scholarship" (2019) from Association of Theatre Movement Educators (ATME)
- "Best Physical Theatre" (2015) & "Best Choreography" (2014) at United Solo Festival NYC for Butoh Medea (Co-Choreographer)
- "Best Movement Composition" and "Most Relevant Discourse" (2019) at the Festival Internacional de Teatro Universitario at Teatro UNAM in Mexico City for Citizens of Nowhere (Actor-Creator, Co-Choreographer)
- Josephine Abady Award for Excellence in Directing (2011) at Syracuse University
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