Faculty Guest Artist
Deontay Gray was born and raised in Baltimore. He began as a musician and has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Meyerhof, and Strathmore with musicians Linda R. Hall, Dr. Craig Jessop and Marin Alsop. At the age of 19 he began his dance career and later received his B.F.A in dance from the Conservatory at Shenandoah University. In 2015 he was featured as a choreographer and dancer presenting his work in The Royal Theatre in Winchester, England. He was invited to teach master classes in Sydney, Australia in 2016 at the Sydney Dance Company Studios as well as University of Winchester in Winchester, England. He was featured in works at the 2015, 2017 & 2018 New York Jazz Choreography Dance Project at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre and the Salvatore Capezio Theater in NYC, the 2016 VelocityDC Dance Festival at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, DC, and the 34th Annual Choreographers’ Showcase at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in Maryland. He has been a dancer with Christopher K. Morgan and Artists since 2016 and worked with Deep Vision in 2019. He joined the Project C Studios dance family in 2020 and believes in developing the dancers mental and physical growth. He continues to grow and work as an artist in the MD, DC area.