"For truth to tell, dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education: dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with pen- that one must learn how to write." Friedrich Nietzsche
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Gregory King received his MFA in Choreographic Practice and Theory from Southern Methodist University. In addition, he is certified in Elementary Labanotation. His dance training began at the Washington Ballet and later at American University. He participated in the Horton Project in conjunction with the Library of Congress. Gregory has performed with The Washington Ballet, Erick Hawkins Dance Company, Donald Byrd /The Group, The Metropolitan Opera Ballet, New York City Opera, and Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway. He is a proud member of National Dance Education Organization and the National Council for Black Studies.
Mr. King is a dance writer for The Dance Enthusiast, ThINKing Dance, The Philadelphia Dance Journal, and Broad Street Review. He currently serves as Visiting Professor of Dance and a Consortium on Faculty Diversity Fellow at Swarthmore College where he teaches Modern and Laban Movement Analysis.