Scotty Hardwig is a dancer, choreographer, improviser and teacher originally from southwest Virginia. Recent international projects include the Body & Earth webseries with Andrea Olsen (www.body-earth.org) and the Dance Company of Middlebury: Border | Zones in collaboration with the escuela profesional de danza de Mazatlán. and he is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Middlebury College, where he teaches improvisation and contact improvisation, anatomy and kinesiology, dance media, as well as contemporary technique and composition. He received his MFA in Dance from the University of Utah, and was most recently an artist-in-residence at Middlebury College (2014), a resident emerging artist at Bates Dance Festival (2015), and the artistic director of the Dance Company of Middlebury (2016-17). He is also a teacher of the Gyrotonic Method, the director of the Middlebury MoCap Lab for digital choreography and motion capture, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Middlebury College in Vermont.