Gavin Stewart (Tulsa, Oklahoma) is a freelance dancer, composer and choreographer. He holds a BFA in Dance Performance from UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance and has danced professionally with Wylliams/Henry CDC, Owen/Cox Dance Group, MOVE: the Company, Richmond Ballet II, Company E, Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance, and guests with regional ballet companies and schools in the Carolinas. Mr. Stewart has performed works by S. Aiello, G. Balanchine, V. Caniparoli, M. Cong, R. Erdos, J. Lang, T. Noone, and has originated roles in works by notable choreographers such as J. Archibald, J. Beamish, R. Bondara, S. Janes, J. Peugh, W. Soleau, and E. Zandejas. Mr. Stewart’s choreography has been seen on Wylliams/Henry CDC, Richmond Ballet I & II, and Company E’s dance programs in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Russia, Azerbaijan, Palestine, Israel, Uruguay, and Cuba. In 2015, Gavin was appointed Composer in Residence at Company E and has since originated five evening-length compositions that have been performed in the US, Palestine, Israel, Cuba, and the UK. This is Gavin’s 9th season dancing with WHCDC.