Scott Wells


Scott Wells received his M.F.A. in Dance from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Wells has directed Scott Wells & Dancers for 25 years, enriching the San Francisco dance scene with his unique style and engaging works. Wells has created works for skateboarders, for boxers and choreographed West Side Story for Sonoma State University. In 2010 and 2005 Scott Wells received The Isadora Duncan Award for Outstanding Choreography--the only choreographer in SF to win the award twice in the 2000s. In 2005 Scott was selected by Dance Magazine as “one of the 25 To Watch”. Wells has toured to Europe for the last 20 years teaching and performing in festivals in Moscow, Barcelona, Budapest, Berlin, Vienna, Ankara, Grenoble, Cluj, Malta, Bucharest, Zagreb to name a few. Locally he has taught at A.C.T, the San Francisco Conservatory for Dance, for Lines summer program and UC Berkeley. He was an artist in residence at ODC Theater from 2012-2015. This spring/summer he will be teaching Contact Improvisation Meets Acroyoga Festival in Bavaria, as well as festivals in Potsdam, Bucharest and Grenoble, France.

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