MAURA KEEFE is a dance historian and dance writer. She is a Scholar-in-Residence at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, where she writes about, lectures on, and interviews artists from around the world. Based on those interactions with dancers and choreographers, she is working on a collection of essays on contemporary dance forms and cultures. Keefe has led audience engagement programs at numerous locations across the country and abroad, including Princeton University, UCLA, and the Goethe Institut, as well as for the Paul Taylor Dance Company, the Martha Graham Dance Company, Dance/USA, for the Festival Extremadura in Monterrey, Mexico. She has served on the board for the Congress on Research on Dance (CORD) and is a current dance panelist for the New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA). Other research interests include the relationships between dance and sports, with recent essays published in The Gay and Lesbian Review and Performance Journal. She has an MFA in choreography and performance from Smith College, and a PhD in dance history and theory from University of California, Riverside. Keefe is chair of the Department of Dance at the College at Brockport (SUNY) where she teaches critical dance studies and choreography.
Graduate Student Story - I am Where I Have To Be - Marielys Burgos-Melendez
Graduate Student Story - Janet's Brockport Experience
Undergraduate Student Profile - Michelle Glynn
Dance Faculty and Graduate Students Present at National Conference
Brockport dancers steal the show at American College Dance Festival
David Dorfman Dance
Strasser Studio/Hartwell Hall