Sydney A. Skybetter Lecturer in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

Sydney Skybetter is a choreographer. His dances have been performed around the country at such venues as The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Boston Center for the Arts, Jacob’s Pillow and The Joyce Theater. A sought-after speaker, he lectures on everything from dance history to cultural futurism, most recently at Harvard University, South by Southwest Interactive, TEDx, Saatchi and Saatchi, Dance/USA, NYU and MVR5. He is a Public Humanities Fellow and lecturer at Brown University, where he researches the choreography of human computer interfaces and mixed reality systems. He is the founder of the Conference for Research on Choreographic Interfaces (CRCI), which convenes ethnographers, anthropologists, speculative designers and performing artists to discuss the choreography of the Internet of Things. He produces performances Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, SteelStacks and OBERON through DanceNOW[NYC], and is the winner of a RISCA Fellowship in Choreography from the State of Rhode Island.

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The Conference for Research on Choreographic Interfaces (CRCI) has been awarded continuing financial support from Brown University's Creative Arts Council, The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage and the Faculty Lectureship Fund.