Stacy Matthew Spence
Stacy Matthew Spence is a New York City based choreographer, dancer, and teacher. He was born in Lake Charles, LA. and received an M.F.A. from Tisch School of the Arts. Stacy’s choreography has been commissioned by The High Line, The New School, Danspace Project, Tisch School of the Arts, Edge at London Contemporary Dance School, The University of New Mexico and the OtherShore Dance Company. His work has been included in Ishmael Houston-Jones’s Platform 2012:Parallels for Danspace Project, and in co/motion directed by Margeret Peak as part of Jason Moran’s Whitney Biennial:Bleed. Stacy has performed at The Museum of Modern Art, NY in Deborah Hay’s Blues, as part of Ralph Lemon’s One Fine Day; and has worked in collaboration with Polly Motley and Molly Davies.
Stacy danced with The Trisha Brown Dance Company from 1997-2006, and he continues to be involved with the company through teaching and the re-staging of Trisha's work. He has also taught nationally and internationally at institutions such as The New School, Barnard College, Tisch School of the Arts, London Contemporary Dance School, Centre National de Danse Contemporaine, and Movement Research. Currently, Stacy is the Educational Director for the Trisha Brown Dance Company and is currently teaching at The New School in New York and doing a re stage Set and Reset/Reset project with the Juilliard School.