Rennie Harris

Performing Arts, 2000

Rennie Harris brought “social” dance forms like hip-hop and B-boy to the concert stage. Harris has received a Pew Fellowship for choreography and awards from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the City of Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Philadelphia Dance Projects Commission, and a Pew Repertory Development grant. He has been voted one of the most influential people in Philadelphia in the last hundred years by the Philadelphia Weekly.

Awards and Accomplishments

2007: Harris receives USA Artist Fellowship

2003: Harris is Artist-in-Residence at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis

2003: Harris receives CalArts Alpert Award in the Arts Grant

2002: Harris receives National Dance Project Production Grant