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Mrs. Sofia Lys Gorder

Faculty Information
Department(s) Fine Arts, Middle School, Upper School
Title(s) Arts Dept. Chair, US Dance Dir., Assoc. Dir. of Co
Contact Information
School Email
School Phone
801-355-7494 x3321
Degree(s) Masters of Arts in dance education and choreography from California State University Long Beach, Bachelors of Fine Arts in modern dance from the University of Utah
Employment Information
Rowland Hall School 
US Faculty 
Arts Dept. Chair, US Dance Dir., Assoc. Dir. of Community Partnerships, Extended Day Dance Crew 
Other Information

Grounding herself as a dance educator and outreach curriculum designer at Rowland Hall since August 2003, Sofia Gorder is a dancer, choreographer, professor, dance education teacher and curriculum consultant based out of Salt Lake City. She holds an MA in dance from California State University Long Beach, and a BFA in modern dance from the University of Utah. She has served as creative director for a number of dance companies locally and nationally and is well known for executing large-scale collaborations in the arts for social change through dance, film, theater, writing, and performance art. She works with Brolly Arts as a local resident artist on community projects whenever given the opportunity. She's the mother of two children who are really cool, and are likely her most exciting collaborative artistic endeavor yet!

Read more about Sofia Gorder in Fine Print, the magazine of Rowland Hall:

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