Wendy Perron  
Organization: The Juiliard School

Position: Editor at Large (Dance Magazine) Faculty Member (The Juilliard School)

Affiliation with organization: 2014 – Present

Years active at YAGP: 2019 – Present


Wendy Perron, author of Through the Eyes of a Dancer, had a 30-year career as a dancer/choreographer. She danced with the Trisha Brown company in the 1970s and choreographed more than 40 works for her own group. She has taught at Bennington, Princeton, and Rutgers among many other schools. In the early 1990s she served as associate director of Jacob’s Pillow. The former longtime editor-in-chief of Dance Magazine, Wendy now serves as editor at large. She has also written for The New York Times, The Village Voice, vanityfair.com and publications in Europe and China. In 2011 she was inducted into New York Foundation for the Arts’ first Hall of Fame. She currently teaches at The Juilliard School and NYU Tisch School of the Arts.