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Keith A. Thompson

Interim Associate Chair of the Dance Department, Choreography, Modern Technique

Keith A. Thompson danced internationally for the Trisha Brown Dance Company from 1992 to 2001, serving as Brown’s rehearsal assistant from 1998 to 2001. He is an associate professor and acting associate chair in the Dance Department at Mason Gross School of the Arts. Thompson performs and rehearsal directs for Liz Lerman and teaches for Sasha Waltz & Dancers (Berlin, Germany) and TsEKh Summer Dance School (Moscow, Russia). His company, danceTactics performance group, has been featured at Harvard University, Montpellier Dance Festival, Dance Theater Workshop Guest Artist Series 2006 (New York City), Dance Boom Festival at the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia, Dixon Place (New York City), the 2013 DANCE NOW Joe’s Pub Festival (New York City), Jersey Moves: Festival of Dance at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival, and the Hokusai International Dance and Theater Festival (Tokyo, Japan), among others. Thompson is a recipient of a 2017 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship Award.

Meet Keith Thompson.