National Dance Week - St. Louis News

Current 2018 News

2018 Guest Speaker - 2/23/18
Christopher Mohanani, Managing Director of Programs & Community Engagement, Dance St. Louis
2018 Master of Ceremonies - Keith Tyrone Williams - 2/2/18
Keith is very proud to be among the few people certified by Katherine Dunham to teach the world renowned Dunham Technique and holds a Bachelor of Science, MA, and MFA in Theatre.

His Broadway, national, and international credits include Once On This Island, Legs Diamond, Five Guys Named Moe( LA Ovation and NAACP nomination,) The Music of Andrew Lloyd Weber(British Royal Command Performance), Bubbling Brown Sugar, Starlight Express, and Katherine Dunham Gala at Carnegie Hall. Keith received a Kevin Klein Award for his role as "Horse" in Stage's Full Monty and for his Choreography for Sarafina, at the Black Rep, where he also awarded the Woody King Award for his role as Appplegate in Damn Yankees.

Keith is also a distinguished recipient of the NAACP Award for his contributions to the cultural arts and Arts-In-Education and a 2014 St. Louis Regional Arts Commission Fellow. As an arts educator, Keith serves as Chair of Theatre at Grand Center Arts Academy in St. Louis, MO., and is committed to the achievement of arts and academic excellence in instruction which fosters an awareness of cultural diversity, stimulates imagination, and promotes literacy.

Proudly, Keith has been honored as the recipient of the prestigious 2018 Arts Educator of the Year.