Ian Spencer Bell is a dancer and poet combining the two in performance. He has danced his solo works at Jacob’s Pillow, the Poetry Foundation, and the Queens Museum and received fellowships from Lambda Literary, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the Virginia Commission for the Arts. For more than a decade throughout the United States, he led education and training programs for American Ballet Theatre. Bell trained at North Carolina School of the Arts, School of American Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet and graduated from Sarah Lawrence College and New York University’s MFA in poetry program.
Photo by Hayim Heron courtesy of Jacob's Pillow