Gretchen Studlien-Webb

Professor, Dance


  • M.F.A. (Dance), Temple University
  • B.F.A. (Dance), Ohio State University

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Gretchen Studlien-Webb is the coordinator for the dance minor program in the Department of Theatre and Dance at West Chester University. She holds an M.F.A. from Temple University and a B.F.A. from The Ohio State University's Department of Dance.  Professor Studlien-Webb has been on the dance faculty since 1991 and as the advisor for the University Dance Company has directed more than 33 full-length concerts and choreographed over 50 dances. In addition, Studlien-Webb has taught and presented work internationally at the Ladek Zdroj International Dance Festival in Poland (2008 and 2013) and Claremont Project in London, England (2014). Her scholarly research for the past fifteen years often focuses on environmental sustainability which translates into her choreographic compositions; E.A.R.T.H.  (Evolution Arises Revealing True Humanity) (2007), Shared Ignorance (2011), Re[F]use (2013), Continuous Cycle (2015), and Environmental Intervention (2016). Her most recent work Carnival of Ruin is an ongoing project with a multiplicity of work including a dance/theater full length performance, gallery exhibitions, and conference presentations. Privately Studlien-Webb also enjoys teaching and practicing yoga.