Photo: K. Ragone
Terry Fox, Director of Philadelphia Dance Projects (PDP), is a former choreographer/dancer. Concurrently she is on the Faculty in the College of Performing Arts, Rowan University.
In 2021 she served as a member of the Arts & Culture Task Force for the City of Philadelphia.
Her curatorial activities include among others, “Something Happens When Everybody Moves: Dance as ritual, protest, and aspiration” at The Barnes, 2018; co-curating PDP’s Motion Pictures, a screendance series from 2002-2012; DanceBOOM 2006-07. For many years she served as an Artist Curator at the Painted Bride Art Center, where she founded the Dance With The Bride series. She was the Managing/Artistic Director of the Danspace Project in New York City 1984-1989.
As an artist she was one of the first in Philly to explore improvisational structures in performance as well as be an artist “pioneer” of the Old City District. Her choreography has been supported by The NEA, the PA Arts Council and The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.
She has a BA from New York University, a MA in Dance from Temple University, and participated in the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program.