Award-winning American dancer, choreographer, and co-founder of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. He received Tony Awards for choreography for his work on Fela! and Spring Awakening.
He studied dance at Binghamton University before beginning to perform throughout the world with dance partner Arnie Zane.
He was the 1994 recipient of a MacArthur "Genius" Award.
He grew up in Bunnell, Florida and Wayland, New York.
He choreographed several works for the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.