The Power of Performance

Writing, dance, teaching, performance. By Jesse Katen

About Jesse Katen

Jesse Katen teaches composition in the English department at SUNY Broome Community College in Binghamton, New York and is the owner of The Jesse Katen School of Dance in Windsor, New York. He has also traveled extensively as a professional dance competition judge and received the 2016 Outstanding Dance Judge Award given by the Association of Dance Conventions and Competitions in Las Vegas. In 2019, he received the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching. He is interested in the intersections of teaching writing and teaching dance, especially in terms of performance studies.