INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Thomas DeFrantz
   
  THOMAS DeFRANTZ is Associate Professor of Music and Theater Arts at MIT. A director and choreographer, he has affiliations with the Drama League of New York, the Theater Offensive of Boston, and the performance research group Slippage: Performance Interventions in Culture and Technology, in residence at MIT. He is editor of Dancing Many Drums: Excavations in African American Dance and author of Dancing Revelations: Alvin Ailey's Embodiment of African American Culture. He teaches dance and performance studies at the American Dance Festival, the Alvin Ailey School, and at MIT.
   
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