Kevin Thomas

Kevin Thomas began his dance training with Ecole Superieure de Danse du Quebec in Montreal, Canada, and has danced with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Cleveland Ballet, San Jose Ballet and the Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) in New York City. He joined DTH in 1995 and was promoted to principal dancer in 1999. With DTH, Kevin's credits include leading roles in The Prodigal Son, Dialogues, The Four Temperaments, Othello, Adrian (Angel on Earth), A Song for Dead Warriors, Troy Games, Equuis and Dougla. He has also performed leading roles in The Nutcracker, Tarantella, Agon, Who Cares, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Don Quixote, Consort Lessons, Concerto K622 and Aureole. Kevin has made guest appearances with the Royal Ballet in London, Complexions Contemporary Ballet in New York and Fleming Flindt and Peter Schaufuss in Denmark. He has also appeared on Broadway in The Phantom of the Opera. Kevin has served as Artistic Coordinator and choreographer for New Ballet Ensemble & School in Memphis and has choreographed for Opera Memphis, Hattiloo Repertory Theatre, the Orpheum Theatre, Flint Institute of Music, University of Memphis and Collage dance Collective. He serves on the advisory boards for the Orpheum Theatre, Memphis Art Park and Overton Performing Arts High School. He teaches Ballet and Pointe at Studio 413.