Visiting Assistant Professor in Dance (2011)
Lillian Welsh Hall 106
B.S., Florida A&M University; M.F.A., Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
Trebien Pollard is a graduate of Florida A&M University with a BS in Mathematics Education and received his MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. He has performed with many dance companies, including the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, Pascal Rioult Dance Theater, Pearl Lang Dance Theatre, Rebecca Stenn Co., Erick Hawkins Dance Co., and Pilobolus. He has also worked as a guest artist with Urban Bush Women and appeared in Mannic Production's feature film "Ghostlight", starring Richard Move as 'Martha Graham'.
As a choreographer, Trebien's work has been performed throughout United States, England and Japan. In July 2002, he premiered an evening-length work at Joyce SoHo, entitled Stories Told. In 2007, Trebien returned to Joyce SoHo with his latest work, entitled Color Codes: a point of hue. He has also choreographed William Electric Black's The Hamlet Project, The Damned: A Rock Musical and Frankenstein: The Rock Musical. Trebien's ongoing projects include: a one-man show entitled Vegan Chitlins and the artist formally known as the N-word and a mini opera entitled Democracy Divine. Trebien has been on faculty at the American Dance Festival, Queens College, Adelphi University and the University of Southern Mississippi, as well as being a licensed certified GYROTONIC® personal trainer.