Sybil Huskey

Professor Emerita of Dance
Robinson 374

Sybil Huskey, professor of dance, has worked in academic, professional, and entrepreneurial arenas of dance for 46 years. Since 2008 she has investigated technology-enhanced choreography, video annotation software, and pedagogical applications around video collaboration. She is the recipient of three National Science Foundation grants and a software patent and is co-founder of Video Collaboratory, LLC.

Sybil received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Dance Education Organization.

Among past choreographic grants and commissions, she has received two Fulbright Senior Scholar awards. In Finland she was guest artist/teacher in the inaugural year of the dance degree program at the Theatre Academy. In New Zealand, she co-developed choreographic teaching materials for the national arts curriculum and toured a lecture demonstration. As guest faculty at London’s Kingston University, she co-authored the institution’s first dance degree curriculum.

In addition to eight years dancing professionally in New York City, Sybil has held guest artist and faculty positions at Cornell University, New School for Social Research, University of Utah, University of Wisconsin/Madison, University of Illinois, Arizona State University, and Winthrop University. At ASU, she was Interim Chair of Dance and Assistant Dean of the College of Fine Arts. At Winthrop University and UNC Charlotte, she spent 11 years chairing the Departments of Dance and Theatre. 

Sybil has served as President of the American College Dance Association and on the boards of directors for the International Council of Fine Arts Deans and Affiliate Arts, Inc. She is a graduate of the University of Utah.