Garfield Lemonius


Member, NASD Committee on Ethics
Appointed September 2017, term ends September 2020

Garfield Lemonius serves as the Chair of Dance and Associate Artistic Director of the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University.

His career includes performing as a principal dancer with the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, working with noted American choreographers, tours across the United States and Europe, serving on numerous boards and panels at dance conferences, and teaching and choreographing for various companies, festivals and academic institutions across the United States, Canada, and Australia. His choreography can be seen in the repertories of Thodos Dance Chicago, Dallas Black Dance Theatre and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, to name a few. He is currently a member of the advisory board for the Pittsburgh Dance Council, and the steering committee for the national high school dance festival.

Professor Lemonius is a graduate of York University in Toronto, Canada, with honors Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance and Bachelor of Education degrees. He also holdsĀ a Master of Fine Arts degree in dance (choreographic theory and practice) from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

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Posted September 2017