Dawn DiPasquale is a choreographer, performer and dance educator. She holds a Master of Arts in Dance Education from NYU and is a former Assistant Professor of Dance at Wichita State University, where she served on the faculty of both the Dance and Musical Theatre/Opera programs. As a choreographer for Musical Theatre, she has worked with composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz on productions of Children of Eden at Paper Mill Playhouse and North Shore Music Theatre, as well as a revival of Working at the Long Wharf Theatre. Other venues include Santa Barbara CLO, Folly Theatre of Kansas City, Music Theatre of Wichita, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, and the College of Charleston, University of Michigan and Music Theatre West. As a dancer she has worked with choreographers Carl Paris, Douglas Dunn, Trish Doherty, Deborah Damast and Elissaveta Iordanova, with performances at DTW, PS 122, Circum-Arts, Riverside Church, Gowanus, Green Space, Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, NYC Fringe Festival and at the Strada Facendo in Pisa, Italy. She is a grant recipient from The Koch Cultural Trust and is a member of The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.
Her work as a teaching artist in NYC public schools includes residencies in early childhood dance and musical theatre. She has participated in programs through Parents As Arts Partners and Creative After School Adventures and currently teaches for 92nd Street Y, NY City Center and Together In Dance. Her programming for 92nd Street Y Outreach Education includes WonderDance and Art Collectors.