Daniel Charon serves as choreographer for the company premiere of Heggie and Scheer’s Moby-Dick in the 2018-19 season. Currently serving as Artistic Director of Salt Lake City’s Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company since 2013, Mr. Charon has been active as a choreographer, teacher, and performer for over twenty-five years. While based in New York City, he maintained a project-based company and primarily danced with Doug Varone and Dancers and the Limón Dance Company.
Mr. Charon has choreographed Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, Verdi’s Aida, and Moby-Dick at the Utah Opera and has danced in various productions at the Metropolitan Opera, Minnesota Opera, Denver Opera, Long Leaf Opera, and the Lincoln Center Institute. He has presented multiple full evening dance concerts in New York City, has been produced by various theaters, and has been commissioned to choreograph new works for many companies, universities, and festivals around the country. He is a BFA graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts and an MFA graduate of the California Institute of the Arts in Choreography and Integrated Media.