Artist Bio

Kevin Iega Jeff

(Bio as of February 2003)

Kevin Iega Jeff most recently collaborated with the Goodman on By the Music of the Spheres during the 2002/2003 Season. He appeared on Broad­way in Com’in Uptown and The Wiz. His direction and choreography credits include Black Nativity at the Penum­bra Theater; Oedipus the King at Hartford Stage; and the international tour of Porgy and Bess. Regionally, Mr. Jeff has worked with the Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, fea­turing Roberta Flack; the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Ensemble; Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensem­ble; Wylliams/Henry Dance Theater; River North Dance Company; the Dallas Black Dance Theater; SUNY Pur­chase and Howard University dance programs; the D.C. Contemporary Dance Theater; and the 1996 Summer Olympics Festival. Other regional work includes Grit & Grace, Swamp Gravy, Cross Tides and Scrap Mettle SOUL, all with Community Performance Inc. His television per­formances include the 1994 Academy Awards and the role of The Beast in Beauty and the Beast. Film work includes choreography for Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It. He is the recipient of the 1996 Best Choreography Award from the Black Theater Alliance for Church of Nations, and the National Council for Culture and Arts and International Association of Blacks in Dance merit award.

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