State of Dance 2022

Premieres online June 19th at 3 pm

Learn a “flash mob” style dance via pre-recorded video and choreographed by Terrill Mitchell. Submitted videos of dancers performing the piece in a variety of settings around WV will be compiled into a larger video work to “premiere” on June 19th, 2022. In connection with the premiere dancers can participate in a live Zoom Q&A with Terrill Mitchell.

Registration deadline April 1st!

Access the registration form HERE

Check out our 2022 T-shirt design! T-shirts can be ordered online until April 1st by Dance WV members through an email requested link.

Choreographer: Terrill Mitchell

Terrill Mitchell (BA Dance, Point Park University) is a professional dancer, teacher, choreographer, and consultant who lives in Houston, TX. He was a seven-year company member with the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company (Met Dance) and has served as a faculty member for both the professional company and pre-professional company. He has worked with
companies such as Attack Theatre, Pittsburgh Opera, West Virginia Public Theatre, Playhouse Dance Company as well as performed in several industrial performances.
Since joining the Houston MET he has performed works from choreographers such as: Caleb Mitchell, Jason Parsons, Spencer Gavin Hering, Jess Hendricks, Joe Celej, jhon rstronks, Kiesha Lalama, Peter Chu, Salim Gauwloos, Jason McDole, Kiki Lucas, Kate Skarpetowska, Lauren Edson and Larry Keigwin. He has performed at venues such as The
Dance Gallery Festival, Bayou City Arts Festival, Artopia, Texas Contemporary Dance Festival and the APAP Conference. He has also had the pleasure of performing in the Boston Dance Festival and Jacob’s Pillow Inside/Out Dance Festival in Massachusetts. Additionally, Terrill was chosen as one of Houston’s 100 creatives in 2014.
As a teacher and choreographer, Terrill has set works on MET dance, Wanderlust Dance Project, St. Johns School, Contemporary Ballet Dallas and has also traveled the coasts for competitive studios, dance teams and youth companies. He served as a choreographer for the educational outreach program for MET dance and has worked training other pre-
professional dancers in Houston. Additionally, has had the opportunity to choreograph for the world-famous Kilgore Rangerette Dance Team and has served as consultant for the Texas Tech Pom Squad, Sam Houston State University Dance Team, the West Virginia University Dance Team and TJC Apache Belles. Terrill has 9 years of experience as a company director, leading his competitive company to various regional and national wins. His students have attended prestigious college programs such as Point Park University, PACE University, University of Arizona, Sam
Houston State University, George Mason University, Texas Christian University, Julliard, and AMDA, and more! Terrill is the founder of HTX Connect, a platform designed to connect the local dance community by provide resources and various events. Lastly, Terrill travels the U.S. as a faculty member with Dupree Dance Convention and is
represented by GO 2 TALENT AGENCY.