South Carolina Arts Commission

Arts Directory

Vaughn Newman Dance

SCAD ID - #275



Contact

vaughn@vaughnnewmandance.org
864-221-6416
https://www.vaughnnewmandance.org/


Discipline

  • Dance


Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country

About


Vaughn D. Newman, Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he began dancing at William Penn Arts Charter. Formal dance training continued at Freedom Theater, PHILADANCO (Philadelphia Dance Company), and New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida. While in Miami Vaughn Performed for MOMENTUM DANCE COMPANY, Brazz Dance Theater, and danced works by Anna Sokolow, Merce Cunningham, Jennifer Muller, and Sean Curran. https://www.facebook.com/vaughnnewmandance, https://www.instagram.com/vaughnnewmandance/

Mr. Newman continue to provide dance training for several local dance studios and choreograph major productions for local theaters in Greenville.

As of June 2018, The Studio – Home of Vaughn Newman Dance (VND) opened its’ doors to offer a myriad of dance instruction. Residing outside of downtown Greenville, in District 25, The Studio is the home of VND – Greenville’s Premier Contemporary Dance Company.


Reviews


Maegan Azar

Furman University, Chair of Theatre Arts

Vaughn is an incredibly inspiring artist. He connects quickly and easily with the students that he is teaching, and provides specific feedback that is positive while giving them individual room to grow. His joy for dance radiates, and the students gained actionable tools to better their approach!

(February 25, 2022)

Gold Star 1 for Rating 5/5
Gold Star 2 for Rating 5/5
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Gold Star 5 for Rating 5/5

Elizabeth Wright

Furman University, Adjunct Professor of Dance

Vaughn taught a lovely workshop and master class for our college students. He was professional, kind and inspiring. Thanks, Vaughn!

(February 24, 2022)

Gold Star 1 for Rating 5/5
Gold Star 2 for Rating 5/5
Gold Star 3 for Rating 5/5
Gold Star 4 for Rating 5/5
Gold Star 5 for Rating 5/5

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