- Title: Assistant Professor
- Department: Theatre and Dance
- College: Arts & Sciences
Alvon Reed is an Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at The University of Alabama. Mr. Reed holds a degree in Spanish from Coe College and an MFA in Dance from the University of Iowa. As a professional artist, Alvon’s performance credits include Nike, PUMA, Levi’s Jeans, Microsoft, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Inland Pacific Ballet, Nevada Ballet Theatre, Opus Dance Theatre, and Jennifer Muller/The Works. Alvon performed in Arena Stages’ first multi-ethnic production of Oklahoma under the direction of Molly Smith. Additional performance credits include Iphegenia with Marion Schoevaert and Othello with Eloy Barragán. As an instructor, Mr. Reed has taught at prestigious dance institutions both nationally and internationally. Institutions include The Milwaukee Ballet School, The Ailey School, Butler Ballet, Tanzprokjekt München, and Theatreakademie Prinzregenten in Munich, Germany to name a few. He has choreographed musicals for the University of Alabama, Theatre Cedar Rapids, the Department of Theatre Arts at Coe College, Revival Theatre Company, Department of Theatre at the University of Iowa, the Department of Theatre and Dance at Cornell College. Productions include Pippin, Pirates of Penzance, Shrek The Musical, The Little Mermaid (Awarded Best Choreography in 2016), Sister Act, Peter Pan, Newsies, American Idiot, Big Love, Hattie Mae’s Juke Joint, EVITA, Ragtime, 9 to 5, Rent and Rocky Horror Picture Show. Alvon is a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Association (AEA).