n award-winning choreographer, writer and dancer. Celebrated as the nation’s first out transgender modern dance choreographer, Dorsey has won audiences from San Francisco to New York with his powerful dances that provide a window into transgender and queer experience. Dorsey is also the founder and Artistic Director of Fresh Meat Productions, the nation’s first transgender arts nonprofit creating, presenting and touring year-round transgender arts programs. Dorsey’s work is a signature fusion of dance, storytelling and theater. Praised as exquisite (BalletTanz) breathtaking (San Francisco Bay Guardian) brilliance (San Francisco Chronicle), Dorsey has gained national attention for demystifying modern dance with his accessible, deeply moving work that is followed by transgender, queer and straight audiences alike. Watch video of Dorsey’s work. Dorsey has been awarded two Isadora Duncan Dance Awards, the Goldie Award for Performance and was named “San Francisco’s Best Dance/Performance Company by the SF Weekly. Most recently, Dorsey was named in Dance Magazine’s top “25 to Watch, and Dorsey’s acclaimed suite of dances ‘Lou’ was named in the “Top Dances of The Year (San Francisco Bay Guardian). Dorsey has been named one of the Top Ten in Bay Area dance by both the San Francisco Bay Guardian and the Bay Area Reporter and named one of the international dance scene’s most promising choreographers by Europe’s leading dance magazine, BalletTanz. He has received commissions from the Creative Work Fund, the National Performance Network, the New England Federation for the Arts / National Dance Project, the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation and William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the San Francisco Arts Commission, the Queer Cultural Center and the James Irvine Foundation.