My name is Denise J. Murphy and I'm a choreographer, dance educator and amateur photographer from New York, NY.
I recently graduated from the University of North Carolina with an MFA in Choreography, receiving an award for outstanding teaching. For six years, I worked in arts administration and taught Master Classes at The Ailey School. In addition, I set works of choreography on students enrolled in the Ailey School's Summer Intensive program in 2010 & 2011.
In 2012, I presented a work at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. at the National College Dance Festival and received the award for Outsanding Achievement in Choreography from Dance Magazine and ACDFA.
This past year as been a whirlwind. I moved to Philly to work in the School of Dance at University of the Arts. The experience was wonderful, however, cut short due to the arrival of my first son. I will be back teaching at UArts in the Fall.
Denise J. Murphy