Daniel Stark is a choreographer and dance educator. His choreography was featured in “Earth: Healing the Rift, ” a performance in Kenya and broadcast by the BBC involving collaborations between visual and performing artists form Africa, Russia, Italy, India, Greece, New Zealand, U.K. and the U.S. He has also created dances for the Beijing Dance Academy in China; Quad Cites Ballet in Illinois; the Aha! Dance Theatre in Kansas City; Same Planet Different World Dance Theatre in Chicago; 940 Dance Company in Kansas; Bellingham Repertory Dance in Washington; Vandance Inc. in Pennsylvania; and Zenon Dance Company in Minneapolis. Additionally, he has had guest artist residencies, teaching and creating dances, at Iowa State University, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Winona State University. Four times his work has been selected for performance at the Kennedy Center as part of the American College Dance Association (ACDA) national conference, an honor only shared with one other choreographer in the history of the conference (2016 Television: Or (And now, Our National Anthem); 2012 Crash; 2010 Politics Religion Sex; and 2004 Diplomacy, by which he also received the outstanding performer award at the regional conference). He has also taught at the Beijing Dance Academy, Zenon Dance School, Carlton College, Gustavus Adolphus College and St. Olaf College. Daniel holds a B.S. in Psychology and an M.F.A. in Dance from the University of Iowa, and is currently an Associate Professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato.