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Darrah Carr

Assistant Professor of Dance

Director of the Conservatory of Dance

Darrah Carr has been active for more than 15 years in both the modern and Irish dance communities as a choreographer, dancer, educator, and writer.

She recently received the New York City Comptroller’s Irish Heritage Award in recognition of her substantial contributions to the cultural life of New York’s Irish community and was named one of the “Top 40 Under 40” by The Irish Echo and one of the “Most Influential Women of 2010” by The Irish Voice.

In addition to her work as artistic director of Darrah Carr Dance, she has collaborated independently with several esteemed artists. She served as the assistant choreographer to Seán Curran for the Tony Award–winning Broadway musical James Joyce’s The Dead and has set original works on Trinity Irish Dance’s junior company, the Nassau Dance Theatre, and the Mise Eire Irish Dancers.

Carr also choreographed the Hudson Stage Company’s production of Stones in His Pockets and the Lite Theater Company’s production of King Stag and has coached actors for performances at the Producer’s Club.