Laura Dean

Laura Dean (born December 3, 1945) is an American postmodern dancer, choreographer and composer who is known for her rigorous whirling structured dances and driving rhythmic music scores.  She often incorporates repetitive phrases, geometric patterns, spinning, whirling and unison ensemble movements into her choreography. Her signature movement is whirling, non-spotted spinning and turning which can be seen in most of her 109 works.