Profile

Donald Lunsford
Master Lecturer
BFA, The University of the Arts

A graduate of the University of the Arts with a B.F.A in modern dance and a degree in Horticultural Science from Temple University, Mr. Lunsford, a professor in jazz dance technique at University of the Arts has taught and choreographed for The University of Pennsylvania, Swathmore College, Glasboro State College, Drexel University, LaSalle College, Temple University and the Governor’s School for the Arts.  He has also choreographed for many local production companies including The Opera Company of Philadelphia, Academy of Vocal Arts, Theatre Center Philadelphia, Bushfire Theater and Villanova Theater. 

Former member of The Philadelphia Dance Company Philadanco, he was a featured dancer and later a guest artist for the company.  Mr. Lunsford is now Artistic Director of Danco II, the apprentice performance group of Philadanco.  He has received awards for both his teaching and choreography from The American Dance Festival for Dance Professional-Pedagogy, the American College Dance Festival, Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur (Quebec, Canada), the Mayor’s Office of Community Service, and the Kennedy Center.  He has been listed in the Who’s Who among American Colleges and Universities as well as the Who’s Who among American Teachers. 


Class Schedule, Fall 2014

M01:00PM - 02:20PMJazz
M,T,TH,F02:30PM - 03:50PMModern & Jazz Dance
M,T,TH,F02:30PM - 03:50PMModern & Jazz Dance
M,T,TH,F02:30PM - 03:50PMModern & Jazz Dance

Contact Info

Office: Terra Building 3RD
Tel: 215-717-6110
Fax: 215-717-6109