Spirit Joseph currently serves as Earthdance’s Executive Director. He previously served as Earthdance Board President, 2014-19, and Earthdance Co-Executive Director, 2005-11. He holds an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management with a concentration in Finance. Spirit discovered Contact Improvisation in 2000. He dove deeply into the form, attending many jams and workshops for several years, then expanded his study to various forms of dance improvisation & somatic movement. He has performed with Dance Generators (multi-generational dance company, Northampton, MA) and Group Atness (improvisational dance collective which he co-founded). He’s interested in building more rigorous programming for Earthdance, continuing to improve the artist’s experience, and doing the internal work that enables an organization to mature and thrive.