David Parker is, with Jeffrey Kazin, Director of The Bang Group, a New York City-based, rhythm-driven, contemporary dance company that tours and performs widely through the United States, Canada and Europe. The Bang Group is presented regularly in NYC by Danspace Project, New York Live Arts (and its predecessor Dance Theater Workshop,) Dance Now NYC, Symphony Space, The Harkness Dance Festival and the 92nd Street Y among others. Parker is also a Guggenheim Fellow in choreography and has won numerous awards for his work both here and abroad. He is also a writer, curator and teacher of dance composition having served on the faculties of The Juilliard School, Marymount Manhattan College, Princeton University, SUNY Purchase, Hunter College, Barnard College and The Alvin Ailey School. The Bang Group has been in residence at The Yard over the last 8 seasons and has also cultivated a second home in Boston.