Spring 2016 BC Beat Choreographer
David Norsworthy, a Toronto-born dance artist and entrepreneur, graduated from the Juilliard School with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He has recently presented choreographic work at the Dumbo Dance Festival and Wave Rising Series (New York) as well as the Juilliard-in-Aiken Festival (South Carolina) and ArtPowersArusha (Tanzania). Upcoming choreographic projects include a new work for Lamondance (Vancouver) and a creative process workshop with New Dialect (Nashville). He has been featured in Dance Studio Life Magazine, Dance Canada Quarterly, The Dance Current and USA Today College. In June 2015, the New York Times described David as "intense... yet vulnerable... sensual and raw".
David has also had the honor of dancing works of Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite, William Forsythe, Paul Taylor and José Limón. He has been privileged to perform and tour with Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre (Toronto, Canada), Toronto Dance Theatre (Toronto, Canada), Camille A. Brown and Dancers (NY, USA), ZviDance (NY, USA), Jonah Bokaer (NY, USA), Brian Brooks Moving Co (NY, USA), Dancenorth (Melbourne, Australia), Skånes Dansteater (Malmö, Sweden), Magma Dans (Stockholm, Sweden) and Andersson Dance (Stockholm, Sweden). He is the founder of FRESH Dance Intensive, a touring dance workshop that bridges the gap between commercial and concert dance, and the co-founder of TOES FOR DANCE, an initiative to develop audiences for contemporary dance in Canada.