About Iega

Kevin Iega Jeff is co-founder and artistic director of Deeply Rooted Productions in Chicago and collaborates on a range of community-engaged projects across the country. His work has been featured in several films, including Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It, and in the Broadway shows Comin’ Uptown and The Wiz. In 2005, Iega was named as one of the Juilliard School’s 100 Outstanding Alumni in celebration of the school’s centenary anniversary.  Among his other awards are those from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Council for Culture and Arts, the BTAA Best Choreography Award, and the Chicago Dance Makers Forum Grant.

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