Spenser Theberge

 

Spenser Theberge

Spenser Theberge, a native of Portland, Oregon, USA, began his early dance training at the School of Oregon Ballet Theater.  He continued his education at the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics and Columbia Dance, during which he was named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts and a National Young Arts Foundation awardee.  Under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, Spenser earned his BFA from the Juilliard School in 2009, and graduated as a Princess Grace Award recipient.  Following graduation, he began working with the Netherlands Dance Theater 2, and was promoted to the Netherlands Dance Theater 1 shortly after.  From 2013-2015, Spenser worked as a guest artist with The Forsythe Company, including the final performances before the company closed.  His choreography has been commissioned and presented by institutions throughout North America and Europe, and his on going collaboration with partner Jermaine Spivey has been presented by Springboard Danse Montreal, Place des Arts, DISJECTA, Reed College, and Navel LA.  In addition, he is working as a freelance teacher, performer, and choreographer throughout Europe, Asia, and the US.