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  • Brian McCormick

    Part-time Assistant Professor

    Email
    mccormib@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Brian McCormick

    Profile

    Brian McCormick is an activist, writer, and educator. In 1989, he received a Mayor’s Volunteer Service Award and was nominated for a President’s Volunteer Action Award for coordinating a writing workshop with homeless youth. In 2019, he received the Linda LeRoy Janklow Teaching Artist award for his work with the teen programs of Arts Connection. He is on the board of directors of Pentacle/Dance Works, Inc.


    Brian is part-time Assistant Professor at The New School where he has taught  graduate courses in media since 1997. In 2017, he joined the department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre & Dance  at CUNY Lehman College as an adjunct lecturer. He also teaches for the nationally recognized Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) program of Arts Connection, and created and runs the after school program at Baryshnikov Arts Center. He has been a guest teaching-artist at Scholastic Arts, The Rubin Museum, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, and Hong Kong Arts Festival Young Friends. He has been a panelist, moderator, guest curator, or adjudicator for Theater Communications Group (New Generations Program), New York Foundation for the Arts, Joyce Theater Foundation, Brooklyn Arts Council, LMCC, The Ailey Certificate School, Movement Research, National Performing Arts Convention, and the CMJ Music Marathon. Brian was a contributing editor at Gay City News from 1997-2017, and has been published in The New York Times, The Advocate, Movement Research Journal, Dance Magazine, Dance Studio Life, and BAMbill. He served on the New York Dance and Performance Awards (Bessies) committee from 2002-2012.

     


     


    Degrees Held

    BA, Psychology - SUNY Binghamton 

    MA, Media Studies - The New School for Social Research


    Current Courses

    Media Design

    Media Practices: Design

    Media Practices: Design (Spring 2019)

    Thesis Proposal (Spring 2019)

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