Cheryl Therrien holds a BFA from SUNY Purchase in New York. Upon graduating she worked with various NY based choreographers including Sarah Michelson before joining The Merce Cunningham Company and the teaching faculty of the studio in 1993. She danced with the company for 10 years and later relocated to Europe. Cheryl has taught classes and workshops throughout the United States and Europe and also restages Cunningham's work. She currently teaches at the Consevatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris and Koninklijk Conservatorium; Lier, Belgium.
Cheryl also performs regularly with Irish Modern Dance Theatre and is absolutely thrilled to be involved in this project.