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John Goodson

Adjunct - JCA Dance Dance - JCA
John Goodson

jgoodson@butler.edu

John has been part of the Butler Faculty since the Spring of 2011. He is honored to lead the Acting Techniques for Dance Performance course to guide dancers to explore the many tools that performers can utilize to tell stories. He holds an AA in Theatre from Fullerton College (CA), a BFA in Performance from Southern Oregon University, and an MA in Educational Psychology at Ball State University. When not teaching, John works full-time as the Humanities Interpretation Manager at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, developing educational programming and overseeing museum theatre and exhibit development for the arts and humanities. Other passions include performing, gardening, camping, traveling, reading, and listening to music. His professional acting/directing/fight choreography credits include: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Snowy Range Theatre Festival (WY), Idaho Repertory Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Cardinal Stage (IN), Heartland Actors Repertory Theatre, and Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre.

"Dance is the art of externalizing the internal through the languages of metaphor and movement. "