Theatre Department

Kim Neal Nofsinger

Professor of Dance
Director of Dance
Director of MTSU Dance Theatre


Box 43, MC189a
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Voice: (615) 904-8392
Fax: (615) 898-5826

Kim Neal Nofsinger is the Artistic Director of Shelter Repertory Dance Theatre, which he founded in 2001. His choreography has been produced throughout the United States and abroad in Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, and Austria. In 2003, his evening's length work, "A Pure White Room," was selected as the Critics' Choice for Best Dance Production from a field of over 120 works at the Minnesota Fringe Festival and in 1999, his duet "Permission" was selected by the American Dance Guild as one of the outstanding works produced in the United States that year. Kiim Neal Nofsinger is beginning his second year as Director of Dance at Middle Tennessee State University. Prior teaching appointments include Ohio University, University of Minnesota-Duluth, State University of New York-Geneseo, Illinois State University, Winona State University, and Connecticut College. Nofsinger is the artistic director of the MTSU Dance Theatre. He is also a dance instructor at the prestigious Interlochen Arts Camp at Interlochen Center for the Arts, MI. Nofsinger has an MFA in Performance and Choreography from Arizona State University where he holds the distinction of being the first graduate student to receive a grant from the Institute for Arts and Technology.

Courses Taught:

  • DANC 1010 - Modern Dance Technique I
  • DANC 2010 - Modern Dance Technique II
  • DANC 3010 - Modern Dance Technique III
  • DANC 3100 - Dance Composition
  • DANC 3600 - Teaching Creative Movement for Children
  • DANC 4200 - Women in 20th and 21st Century Dance
  • DANC 4610 - Theory and Practice II: Pedagogy for Modern and Ballet
  • DANC 4130 - Dance for Theatre
  • DANC 4100 - Choreography I
  • DANC 4110 - Choreography II
  • DANC 4140 - Internship in Dance
  • DANC 4800 - History of Dance
  • THEA 3500 - State Movement
  • DANC 4000 - Dance Performance I
  • DANC 4010 - Dance Performance II
  • DANC 4020 - Dance Performance III
  • DANC 4030 - Dance Performance IV