Keyierra Collins is a dancer, teaching artist, and choreographer based in Chicago. She earned a BA in Dance from Columbia College Chicago where she studied various dance forms, including West African, modern, jazz, ballet, hip-hop, and improvisation. As a dance artist, Collins has collaborated with a number of choreographers including Onye Ozuzu, Paige Cunningham, Margi Cole, Emily Stein, Anna Martine Whitehead, Dorothee Munyaneza, and Sonita Surratt, to name a few. As a choreographer, Collins has created work that explores how dance and movement can be used to heal trauma, particularly the collective and individual trauma experienced by people of the African diaspora. Having toured and worked with artists in Haiti and Nigeria, Collins wants to continue to travel and collaborate with artists around the world.
Keyierra Collins has crowd-funded a project with 3AP
- $6,235 raised of $5,000 goal
- 0 Days 0:00:00 LEFT
- 3Arts matched
- 125% funded
I am creating a collaborative, durational installation set inside a house on the South Side of Chicago that uses movement and performance to reflect on lessons learned and passed down to Black women. For one week in 2021, we will …Read more about Take Some Leave Some