Scott Heron

Featured: Scott Heron (New Orleans, LA)

Scott Heron discovered the joy of dancing while studying liberal arts at Colorado College. A move to Austin, Texas led to an accidental meeting with radical dance pioneer Deborah Hay. He participated in four of her large group workshops and has continued a long relationship with her, occasionally touring as a guest of the Deborah Hay Dance Company and interpreting her works from written texts. He is featured in her books “Lamb at the Altar” and “My Body the Buddhist.” In the mid ‘80s he performed with her company in New York City and then stayed there to pursue a career in dance. Bypassing any formal studies, he quickly fell in with the East Village scene where he danced and performed continually with a group of experimentalists and improvisers centered around Movement Research and Perform...