Paul Young is a Dance practitioner, Writer, and Dance Lecturer at Unitec Institute of Technology who has maintained a consistently high profile in the national dance community.
He has been been employed in creative development and professional productions by a broad range of established New Zealand Choreographers and independent artists, and has earned praise for the quality of his performances.
Paul regularly collaborates on original work, and has recently been involved in research and performance projects with Christchurch’s Movement Art Practice, The Physics Room Art Gallery, and Zahara Killeen Chance amongst others.
He has garnered a reputation as an insightful and rigorous critical writer and has written over 30 reviews for DANZ magazine and Theatreview.
Since January 2014 Paul has been a full time Lecturer in dance technique and creative projects at The Unitec School of Performing and Screen Arts. He enjoys the opportunity to provide mentorship to aspiring dance artists, and to contribute to the development of Dance in New Zealand.