William Whitener performed worldwide and on Broadway with The Jo rey Ballet, Twyla Tharp Dance, Bob Fosse’s Dancin’, New York City Opera
and Martha Clarke’s Garden of Earthly Delights. He choreographed over sixty dances for Boston Ballet, Paci c Northwest Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Ballet Hispanico, Seattle Repertory Theater, Seattle Opera and John Curry’s Ice Theatre. He has also created dances for stage and television for Ann Reinking, Tommy Tune, Bill Irwin and Faith Prince and staged the debut of Ameri- can Ballroom Theater at The Kennedy Center and BAM. Mr. Whitener has set Twyla Tharp’s ballets in the U.S and France. He served as Artistic Director for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal and Kansas City Ballet. He has taught ballet, modern dance and composition at Harvard University Summer Dance, Cornish College of the Arts, University of Washington, Paci c Northwest Ballet and was the Director of Dance at Concord Academy.