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Sarah Wilbur

Associate Professor of the Practice of Dance
Dance Program
Box 90686, Durham, NC 27708-0685
Rubenstein Arts Center 209F, 2020 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Associate Professor of the Practice of Dance · 2022 - Present Dance Program, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Dance Program's Master of Fine Arts · 2021 - Present Dance Program, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies · 2022 - Present Theater Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences · 2018 - Present Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, University Institutes and Centers

Previous Appointments & Affiliations


Director of Undergraduate Studies in Dance · 2020 - 2023 Dance Program, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Dance · 2018 - 2022 Dance Program, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Leadership & Clinical Positions at Duke


Member, Trinity Curriculum Development Committee (2022-present)


Academic Positions Outside Duke


Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Dance Studies and the Humanities · 2016 - 2018 Brown University
Guest Faculty, Graduate Advisor · 2018 - 2019 Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) - Wesleyan University
Lecturer in Dance, Department of Dance · 2013 - 2016 California State University - Long Beach
Lecturer in Dance, Department of Dance · 1997 - 2007 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Lecturer in Dance, College of Communications · 2003 - 2005 Marquette University
Jacob K. Javits Fellow, Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance · 2009 - 2012 University of California, Los Angeles
Guest Faculty, Dance Studies Association Mellon Pre-Conference Seminar for Emergent Scholars · 2019 Northwestern University
Visiting Faculty · 2019 - 2021 Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP), Wesleyan University