Taryn Vander Hoop

Co-Founder, Executive Director,
Associate Artistic Director

Taryn is originally from Wisconsin where she received her BS in Dance, English Literature, and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She moved to New York to study at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where she received her MFA in Dance Performance and Choreography. Taryn has produced and performed in Summation's annual NYC seasons at notable venues such as Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), and Judson Memorial Church, among others. She has shown her own choreography at BAC, Danspace at St. Mark's Church, Judson Memorial Church, and Peridance. With Summation, Taryn has toured nationally, choreographed and facilitated large-scale movement choirs, and taught master classes and set repertory at universities across the country. She has also been involved in projects with GERALD CASEL DANCE and Laura Peterson Choreography and performed the works of Andrea Miller/Gallim Dance and Sydney Skybetter/skybetter & associates. Taryn is a Part-Time Lecturer in the dance department at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and teaches yoga all over NYC. For more information visit: tarynvanderhoop.com