Founder & Artistic Director

Modern | Horton


Earl Mosley began his dance training at the North Carolina School of the Arts and attended both the Ailey School and Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance on full scholarship. His professional performing experience includes the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble (Ailey II), Gus Solomon’s Dance and Ron Brown’s Evidence A Dance Company. Mr. Mosley’s choreographic credits include the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theater Studio Company, Dallas Black Theatre, Montclair State Dance Department, The Joffrey Ballet School, the Ailey School and numerous universities and institutions both nationally and internationally. Mr. Mosley has had work performed by Montclair State Dance Department (2014) and Anderson University (2016) at the National College Dance Festival in Washington DC, and at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  Mr. Mosley has also been awarded Teacher of the Year 2005, by Dance Teacher Magazine and Outstanding Artists Award from the Connecticut Dance Alliance for his commitment and love of mentoring and encouraging young dancers to reach for their dreams. He has also received numerous grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Mr. Mosley has been awarded the outstanding Mid- Career Award for Excellence in 2016 by the prestigious Martha Hill Fund, along with the Elisa Monte Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.

Mr. Mosley strongly believes fully in passion, spirit, and his commitment to appreciating the differences that truly make each artist unique and respected. Mr. Mosley is a Founder and Director who leads the EMDOD vision with a strong hand for all.  He welcomes Diversity not only in art but the life experiences that each dancer brings to the process of creating dance that entertains, educates and heals the human spirit.