Over a 44-year professional career, Keith Saunders has practiced the art and science of ballet as a performing artist, teacher, ballet master, stager, coach, company director, director of education programs, lecturer, adjudicator, and consultant. A long-time dancer and ballet master with Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) under the direction of Arthur Mitchell, he has taught all levels of ballet while serving on the faculties of the DTH School, the BalletMet Dance Academy, the New Ballet School (Ballet Tech), Steps NYC, the 92nd St. Y, the University of Wyoming (Guest Artist-in-Residence), and the Snowy Range Dance Festival. He has choreographed works at the student, university, and professional levels, and taught innumerable workshops and master classes in studios, schools, colleges, and universities across the United States and abroad. In 2017, Saunders earned an MFA in Dance from Hollins University (Roanoke, VA). He joined the SCCDance faculty at TCU in 2018.
Corps de Ballet International
Arthur Mitchell, Karel Shook, & Dance Theatre of Harlem:
Social Change Through the Arts
Presented at the Conference of the International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD)
January 26, 2018 Los Angeles, CA