Frederick Curry (he/him) is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Dance Department at Mason Gross School of the Arts where he directs the Graduate Dance Education Program and the Polestar Pilates Teacher Training Program. His scholarship centers access, diversity, equity and inclusion and trauma-informed dance pedagogy and somatic practices. He is an active presenter who has led workshops and presented at conferences internationally including in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, South Korea, Switzerland, Uganda, the United Kingdom, and throughout the United States. Frederick has served on the Board of Directors of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO), as a Commissioner for the National Pilates Certification Program and as Assistant Editor for Dance Education in Practice journal, published by Taylor and Francis. He was a 2022 recipient of the NDEO Outstanding Leadership Award for Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, is a facilitator for the Dance Education Laboratory at the 92nd Street Y and former coordinator for the modular certification program at the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies.