Dancer-choreographer-teacher, Garfield Lemonius, has had career adventures that include performing as a principal dancer with the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, working with noted American choreographers, tours across the US and Europe, serving on numerous boards and panels at dance conferences and teaching and choreographing for a variety of companies, festivals and academic institutions across the U.S., Canada, and Australia.

He currently serves on the advisory board for the Pittsburgh Dance Council, the advisory committee for the national high school dance festival, the National Association of Schools of Dance Committee on Ethics and is the Chair of Dance and Associate Artistic Director in the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University.

Adding to Garfield’s many accolades, he received the 2018 National High School Dance Festival Outstanding Service Award, the Festival’s highest honor.

Garfield is a graduate of York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance and Bachelor of Education degrees. He also holds his Master of Fine Arts in dance, choreographic theory and practice, from Southern Methodist University.

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