Karl Rogers dances with David Dorfman Dance and is an Assistant Professor at The College at Brockport. He completed a MFA in choreography and is pursuing a PhD in critical dance studies from the Ohio State University. He has taught at colleges, universities and festivals around the world, most notably as co-director for the Young Dancers Workshop at the Bates Dance Festival since 2009. Rogers has danced in projects with Terry Creach, Paul Matteson, Alexandra Beller and Heidi Henderson’s Elephant Jane Dance and many others. His first introduction to dance was through improvisation and it continues to remain a vital part of his artistic life.