Alcine J. Wiltz
Lecturer, Maryland Opera Studio
Alcine Wiltz is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Dance, University of Maryland (1983-2004). At Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, he served as Artist-In-Residence and founding Director of Dance (1963-1983). He co-founded and directed the Mid America Dance Company, a professional touring, contemporary dance company in St. Louis, Missouri. MAD/CO is currently celebrating its 38th year. Wiltz has directed/choreographed more than 60 musical theatre productions and created in excess of 50 concert dance works, receiving prestigious awards for his choreography. His 50-year career has combined academic and professional endeavors emphasizing dance performance, teaching and choreography.