Theresa Howard


African Dance

Office: 115 Rich Building



Theresa M. Howard is a native of New York where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Theatre and Education. She holds a Masters of Science degree from Hunter College in Dance-Movement Therapy, and is pursuing a doctoral degree. Howard is an accomplished professional dancer. She has performed with many prominent dance ensembles for over 30 years, including: Chuck Davis African-American Dance Ensemble, Joan Miller and the Chamber Arts Players, Eleo Pomare, Rod Rogers Dance Company, Giwayen Mata, Barefoot Ballet, Manga African Dance Ensemble, Alvin Ailey’s “Revelations” at Herbert H. Lehman College, Ballethnic Dance Company, and the 1996 Summer Olympics. She has performed for dignitaries such as Andrew Young, Desmond Tutu, and The King and Secretary of Travel for Oshogbo State, Nigeria. She is a part-time Assistant Professor of Dance at Kennesaw State University. Ms. Howard is founder of the “Edeliegba” H.J.C. Bowden Senior Dance Ensemble, a traveling dance troupe comprised of male and female senior citizens aged 60 years and older. Ms. Howard has travelled to West Africa as a cultural exchange dance instructor and has shared her knowledge both in Africa and in the states.