"For truth to tell, dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education: dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with pen- that one must learn how to write." Friedrich Nietzsche
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Sydnie L. Mosley is a Harlem-based dancer, choreographer, educator and advocate for the field. She believes in creative work that is artistically sound and socially aware. Sydnie presents her choreography with her Harlem-based company Sydnie L. Mosley Dances with works that center the narratives of women and black cultures and are enlivened by audience engagement with dance performance and its artistic process. She is currently dance faculty for The DreamYard Preparatory School and Grosvenor YMCA. Additionally, she designed and runs Dance in the City, Barnard College's Pre-College Program in dance. She advocated for young dance professionals on the Dance/NYC Junior Committee 2011-2015, where she was Vice-Chair in her last year. Sydnie earned her MFA in Dance with an emphasis on Choreography from the University of Iowa and is also an alumna of Barnard College at Columbia University where she earned her BA in Dance and Africana Studies.
As a writer, Sydnie has contributed to Dance Magazine and muses on dance, race, gender and every day life with her blog, Love Stutter.