Reggie Wilson

Updated
30 Nov 2016

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Reggie Wilson, thinker, dancer, choreographer and Re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia artist. Courtesy of Painted Bride Art Center.

Reggie Wilson is the artistic director of Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group, where he presents his unique blend of African and post-modern dance styles. Wilson's work has been presented nationally and internationally at venues such as Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, REDCAT, and Dance Umbrella. He is the recipient of a 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2002 BESSIE Award, a 2009 United States Artist Fellowship, and a 2009 Herb Alpert Award in Dance, and a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Wilson has served as a visiting faculty member at Yale University, Princeton University, and Wesleyan University. In 2016, Wilson presented a new dance work, Stamped Stomped Stumped, in conjunction with the Painted Bride Art Center's Center-funded project re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia.