Justin Coates is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and joined the NYBDC in the summer of 2010. He has performed in their American premiere of the first staged production of Jean Philippe Rameau’s Zephyre in New York City and joined them in the groundbreaking production of Teseo (2011) at the International Handel Festival in Goettingen, Germany. He has also appeared with the NYBDC at the French Festival at Hillwood Estate, Museum, & Gardens. Other Baroque credits include the Boston Early Music Festival production of Dido & Aeneas, as well as The Cunning Man, with choreography by NYBDC’s own Caroline Copeland. In his other life, as a modern dancer, Justin has had the pleasure of dancing for a number of choreographers and companies, including Kraig Patterson, Mariana Bekerman, VIA Dance Collective, Anabella Lenzu DanceDrama, as well as an apprenticeship with Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre.