Sharon Butcher

Dance Program Advisor


Sharon has a BS in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland at College Park, and an MFA in Performance and Choreography from the University of Colorado in Boulder.  She trained intensively with Erick Hawkins in New York City and danced professionally with Kei Takei’s Moving Earth, also based in New York.  Sharon enjoys creating cross-disciplinary works, and her choreography has been performed in various places in the United States, England, Scotland, and Spain. Sharon has been an active member of the American College Dance Association serving as master teacher, lecturer, and as a member of the board of the directors. When not teaching at HSU, Sharon enjoys kayaking, camping, traveling and snuggling with her cats and dog.

Courses Taught: 
Modern Dance
Dance Science
Dance Production
Dance Performance Ensemble
Creative Dance for the Classroom
Sharon Butcher
(707) 826-3549
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