Norm & Company: Garth Fagan

Norm & Company: Garth Fagan

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 8:00pm - 8:30pm

Pictured: Garth Fagan

Garth Fagan, founder and artistic director of Garth Fagan Dance, joins WXXI President Norm Silverstein for an episode of Norm & Company.

Fagan shares stories of growing up in Jamaica, his time spent working on The Lion King, and what he loves about Rochester. Norm & Company: Garth Fagan encores Thursday, January 30 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Critics have called Garth Fagan "a true original," "a genuine leader," and "one of the great reformers of modern dance." Fagan has worked as artistic director for various companies throughout his career, including The Lion King in 1997. He also served as Assistant Associate Professor at SUNY Brockport from 1972-85, and as a professor from 1985-86 before becoming a Distinguished University Professor in 1986.