Professor Keith A. Thompson trains "thinking dancers"

Keith A. ThompsonChoreographer Keith A. Thompson grew up in a military family. But the idea of the dancer as a rhythmic soldier, mirroring prescribed movements and regurgitating patterns, seems to leave him cold.

Dance alum crowned Miss Black USA

Selena WatkinsDance alum Selena Bailey Watkins has been crowned Miss Black USA.

Dance Genres: Hip-Hop, Ballet, Modern, Tap, Theatrical Movement, Jazz (Broadway, Funk, and Contemporary)