Gregory to Teach Criticism and Aesthetics Course at 92Y

Gregory will be teaching a Dance Criticism and Aesthetics course with the 92nd Street Y Cultural Center in New York, during the month of August 2020. This month-long intensive "will investigate the nature, styles, formats and range of art, dance, and culture writings, from writers of color, with an emphasis on practical application." This will … Continue reading Gregory to Teach Criticism and Aesthetics Course at 92Y

2020 SCD Critical Writing Fellowship

Gregory King was invited to participate in the 2020 SCD Critical Writing Fellowship. He will work with dance scholars and writers in South Africa and the U.K. around the JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience, an annual festival held in Durban, S.A. This year, the festival will be digital. So in addition to writing workshops and performance … Continue reading 2020 SCD Critical Writing Fellowship

Joy as Resistance, a Peaceful Protest

Joy as resistance'—a Kent State professor is calling out his industry and taking action. Gregory King, a professor of dance at Kent State, is organizing a unique sort of Black Lives Matter protest at 2 p.m. Saturday at Dan Smith Community Park in downtown Kent. "Dancing in Solidarity" is billed as a peaceful, social distancing … Continue reading Joy as Resistance, a Peaceful Protest

King Confirmed To Perform in “Past Due” at Zygote Press in Cleveland

January 24 – February 14 Exhibition: Past Due / curator Megan Young Opening Reception: Friday, January 24 / 6pm – 8pm Curator Talk: Friday, January 24 / 6:30pm Considering reparations, debt, and currency while exploring transactional, moral, and communal accountability. Confirmed Artists Monica Brown Amber Ford Gregory King September Shy Haydee Souffrant RA Washington DeAllen Young This group … Continue reading King Confirmed To Perform in “Past Due” at Zygote Press in Cleveland

King To Present Research On Tenure And Race In Higher Education

Assistant professor of dance Gregory King will present research titled "Tenure and Race: Faculty of Color Navigating Higher Ed" at three conferences in the Spring of 2020. King will present at Moving Forward: The 2020 American Dance Platform Symposium presented by The Joyce Theater in New York and sponsored by NYU/Tisch and NYU/Education. The symposium offers dance … Continue reading King To Present Research On Tenure And Race In Higher Education

Gregory King Named to OhioDance Board of Trustees

Gregory was recently appointed a 3-year term to the OhioDance board of trustees. A statewide organization, OhioDance inclusively supports the diverse and vibrant practice of dance of all cultures and for all capabilities. OhioDance seeks to recognize, advocate, and communicate the personal, social, and educational value of dance to all Ohioans, serve as a centralized source of … Continue reading Gregory King Named to OhioDance Board of Trustees