With over 30 years experience, Mr. Tyson has taught at studios throughout the New York Tri-state area as well as respected studios across the country and the globe.
He has taught at such internationally renowned dance festivals as the International Sommerakademie des Tanzes in Koln, Germany in 1997 and 1999 and the International Tanz Wochen in Vienna, Austria in 1996. As a company teacher at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater from 1985-1994, Mr. Tyson conducted lecture demonstrations and master classes for residency programs. He continues as both a guest instructor at the school and guest company teacher. Teaching at Smith College, Wake Forest University, Ballet Forder Zentrum, the University of South Carolina, Ballet Tennessee, Milwaukee Ballet School, de Theaterschool Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten and the North Carolina School of the Arts, Mr. Tyson functioned as a member of the Contemporary Dance Faculty. His duties ranged from teaching all levels of contemporary dance (Horton and Graham based techniques) Pilates method, jazz, floor barre a terre, contemporary partnering, and choreographic workshops. Additionally, he served in an artistic advisory capacity to the dance student body at each respective institution. He has taught summer workshop intensives for CalArts CSSSA Program 2009, Hubbard Street Dance Company Los Angeles 2010, 2011 and Bates Dance Festival 2011. Mr. Tyson supervises the dance component of the CalArts Community Arts program at the Lula Washington Dance School in Los Angeles, CA. He continues to broaden his range and as a certified Pilates instructor and teaches the Pilates method locally and nationally. In 2004 through the present Mr. Tyson visited Napoli, Roma, Pescara, Teramo and Olbia, (Sardegna) Italy where he conducted well-attended Contemporary Stages.