Unbound Choreographer Interviews: Trey McIntyre

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Trey McIntyre

Trey McIntyre is a choreographer, filmmaker, writer, and photographer. Born in Wichita, Kansas, he trained at North Carolina School of the Arts and Houston Ballet Academy. McIntyre spent 13 years as choreographic associate to Houston Ballet, a position that was created especially for him. He has also created works for American Ballet Theatre, Pennsylvania Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, New York City Ballet, Queensland Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, and The Washington Ballet, among others. The company he founded, Trey McIntyre Project, has been lauded as a new model of an arts organization, developing new models of community engagement while being highly visible worldwide through touring. In 2014, he transitioned the company to focus on photography and video projects. He continues to choreograph and teach dance worldwide and is working on two books of photography, a Patreon site, and a documentary entitled Gravity Hero. McIntyre has received a Choo-San Goh Award for choreography, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Society of Arts and Letters, and two National Endowment for the Arts grants for choreography. He is also a United States Artists Fellow. Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem is his second work for SF Ballet, following Presentce for the 2017 Opening Night Gala.