Keith Thompson

Asst Dir & Assoc Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002

Biography

Thompson joins as assistant director of the dance program and associate professor in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre and as the Center for Race and Democracy’s inaugural faculty resident artist. Notably, Thompson is one of the nation’s most distinguished dance artists and is recognized for his role with Trisha Brown Dance Company, his company danceTactics, his collaborations with Herberger Institute Professor Liz Lerman, and shifting public vocabulary about dance.

Education

M.F.A. Bennington College

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
DCE 132 Dance Techniques
DCE 260 2nd-Yr Creative Practices I
THP 301 Theatre Production
DCE 494 Special Topics
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 680 Practicum
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
DCE 234 Postmodern Contemporary II
DCE 461 Transition Project II
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 534 Postmodern Contemporary
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 634 Postmodern Contemporary
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
DCE 260 2nd-Yr Creative Practices I
DCE 494 Special Topics
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
DCE 234 Postmodern Contemporary II
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 534 Postmodern Contemporary
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 634 Postmodern Contemporary
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCE 170 First-Year Seminar I
DCE 260 2nd-Yr Creative Practices I
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction