Dana Caspersen

Dana Caspersen is a conflict specialist, performing artist, and author of Changing the Conversation: The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution. Her work integrates traditional conflict engagement strategies with choreographic methodologies to create projects ranging from individual coaching tools to large-scale international public dialogue events on topics ranging from immigration to violence. Caspersen has been a primary collaborator of choreographer William Forsythe for 30 years, writing theatrical texts and performing as a principal artist in Forsythe’s most celebrated works. She has received the Bessie Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement.