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Tina Fehlandt


Tina Fehlandt was an integral part of the Mark Morris Dance Group for twenty years, from its inception in 1980 to January 2000, appearing in over 50 works choreographed by Mark Morris. With the Group she toured the world and appeared in several television specials, most notably as Louise in Morris’ production of The Hard Nut. She has been the subject of feature articles in Self Magazine, Dance Magazine and Dance Teacher. In Ballet Review Fehlandt was hailed as “one of the most beautiful dancers anywhere.”

Fehlandt has staged Mark Morris’ work at Princeton University, New York University, Rutgers University, University of Minnesota, University of Texas, Marymount Manhattan College, Barnard College, the Juilliard School, Long Island University, and American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet, English National Ballet, Royal Ballet Covent Garden, Boston Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Houston Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and the White Oak Dance Project.

Fehlandt is a well-known teacher of both ballet and modern dance.  She is a full time Lecturer in Dance at Princeton University and on faculty at the Mark Morris Dance Center where she also coordinates the Summer Intensive programs.  Her choreography has been performed by Houston Ballet II, Barnard College, Trinity College, Deep Ellum Ensemble, ABT Summer Intensives and as part of Princeton University’s Evening of Enchantment.  She has conducted workshops at the Mark Morris Dance Center, Skidmore College, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, SUNY Brockport, and the University of Washington, and taught master classes at the Edinburgh International Festival, Adelaide (Australia) Festival, American Dance Festival, Cornish College of the Arts, Wesleyan University and The Place in London among others.  Felhandt has been Artist-in-Residence at Barnard College and Long Island University Brooklyn Campus and on faculty at New York University Tisch School of the Arts and the ABT New York Summer Intensives.  In addition, she has worked on television as Production Coordinator for the Emmy Award winning “Dance in America” series.

Fehlandt served as Morris’ assistant during the creation of Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes for American Ballet Theatre in 1987-1988 and staged the revival of Gong for the Company’s 2005 City Center season.