GAREN SCRIBNER, Dancer, Actor
GAREN SCRIBNER has performed around the world as a soloist with the San Francisco Ballet and the Nederlands Dans Tehater 1. Garen is now appearing in Christopher Wheeldon’s new production of An American in Paris on Broadway.
Garen has been fortunate to work directly with choreographers Christopher Wheeldon, Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon, Alexander Ekman, Marco Goecke, Wayne McGregor, Mark Morris, John Neumeier, Helgi Tomasson, and Lar Lubovitch, among others. Many original roles were created for him and he performed principal roles in the canon of classical story ballets and seminal neoclassical works.
Garen partnered with Jennifer Lopez in national and international commercials for L’Oreal Paris and he is featured in music videos with Les Twins, Santana and Michelle Branch and performed live with Deborah Cox. He also appeared in the national broadcasts of The Nutcracker and The Little Mermaid for Great Performances on PBS.
As a choreographer, Garen created work for Nederlands Dans Theater’s “Switch” and for Stanford University, where he taught as a guest lecturer for two years. He has been honored for his artistry with awards from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts and the Isadora Duncan Dance Awards organization. While performing with SF Ballet, Garen earned a BA in Liberal Arts with Honors from St. Mary’s College of CA.
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