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John Merrifield

Department:​ Dance

Business Phone: ​214-860-3679

E-mail: ​jmerrifield@dcccd.edu

Education: ​MFA, The University of Oklahoma

Teaching In: Dance

Office: E-33

Resources: MVC Facebook Dance Department  

John Merrifield is a Professor of Dance and director of the MVC Dance Program. He began teaching as an adjunct instructor in dance at MVC in 1984 and has also taught at the University of Oklahoma as a Visiting Professor of Dance and at Tarrant County College. Mr. Merrifield received his BFA and MFA from the University of Oklahoma and danced professionally in Dallas as a member of Dancers Unlimited Repertory Company. During his tenure at MVC Mr. Merrifield has taught ballet, modern, jazz, dance appreciation, Latin performance, Pilates and in 2008 established the MVC Dance Company. Mr. Merrifield is also a freelance choreographer and has choreographed for several local, national and international live productions and videos.