Gregory Dawson, a former LINES Ballet dance and BA graduate of St. Mary’s College formed dawsondancesf in 2007 as an outlet for his choreographic goals and vision. The company debuted at the California State Summer School of the Arts. Shortly thereafter he created “which light in the sky is us” for Company C Contemporary Ballet (nominated for an Isadora Duncan Award for choreography) and became Assistant Director for the CSSSA Dance Department in Southern California. In 2011, Dawson became Artistic Director of Dawson Wallace Dance Project in Denver, Colorado. Soon After, Dawson received a CHIME grant, partnering him with choreographic mentor Elizabeth Streb for a year. In September 2013, dawsondancesf re-established it’s presence in San Francisco with the world premiere of fabbrica matterasso d’argento at Zaccho Dance Theatre. Dawson created birds eye view in collaboration with The Richard Howell Quintet for the 2014 Black Choreographer’s Festival, which received an Isadora Duncan award in 2015. Dawson teachers and choreographs for all the LINES Ballet educational programs and the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts.