Areas of ExpertiseModern / Contemporary Dance Technique and Performance
STEVEN VAUGHN earned his BFA in Modern Dance on scholarship from University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA earning several honors, including Excellence in Modern Dance. Vaughn danced for Parsons Dance, directed by David Parsons from 2008-2014, working with artists including Kate Skarpetowska and Robert Battle while teaching and performing around the world.
He earned his MFA in Dance from Hollins University in 2017 where he also achieved the rank of Assistant Professor in Fall 2020. His teaching credits include several years at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, NJ, and guest teaching and choreography at University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University and Harvard University, as well as youth and pre-professional programs across the country including Forrest Academy of Ballet and Broadway Dance Center, both in New York City. Steven has worked in physical therapy as an exercise trainer and is fully certified in Pilates, applying his unique approach to body form and function to all age and experience levels including first time movers, professionals and US Olympians. Film and TV credits include: Law & Order:SVU, New Amsterdam, The Sinner, 10 Shots, and Good Morning America with country music star, Luke Bryan.
Steven lives in Massachusetts where he is on faculty at Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI, at the CLI Conservatory, directed by Teddy Forance, and The Gold School, directed by Rennie Gold.
He owns and operates The Studio on Pope’s Island, in New Bedford, MA teaching Pilates and dance with his partner, Nicole.