News & upcoming Events


Performance of Television: Or (And Now, Our National Anthem) at the Kennedy Center for ACDA National Conference this summer

Choreography for 2016 Spring Dance Concert
 April 29th & 30th, Ted Paul Theatre in Mankato

Recent Events

Commission for Iowa State University
October 19 - 25, 2014 

Choreography for Carmina Burana
Spring Dance Concert May 2 & 3, 2014 Ted Paul Theatre in Mankato

Commission for Zenon Dance Company
May 2014 at Zenon's Spring concert at the Cowles Center, Minneapolis.

Commission for UW-Whitewater
January 13 - 18, 2014


Daniel Stark is a choreographer and educator. 

His choreography was featured in “Earth: Healing the Rift,” a performance in Kenya involving collaborations between visual and performing artists from Africa, Russia, Italy, India, Greece, New Zealand, U.K. and the U.S. He has also set dances on the Beijing Dance Academy, Quad Cites Ballet, the Aha! Dance Theatre, Bellingham Repertory Dance Company, Same Planet Different World Dance, 940 Dance Company, Vandance Inc. and Zenon Dance Company.  His choreography has been selected for the Kennedy Center performance of the American College Dance Association (ACDA) three times (Diplomacy 2004, Politics Religion Sex 2010 and Crash 2012).

As a dancer, Daniel performed works by Alfonso Cata, Beth Corning, David Dorfman, Louis Falco, Françoise Martinet, Lonne Moretton, Charles Moulton, David Parsons and Shapiro & Smith.  As an instructor he has taught at the Beijing Dance Academy, Zenon in Minneapolis and at the University of Iowa for 3 years as a Visiting Assistant Professor. He was the recipient of the Iowa Arts Fellowship in 2002.  Daniel holds a B.S. in Psychology and an M.F.A. in Dance from the University of Iowa, and currently is an Associate Professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato.