Theatre Arts Major

Truly A. Austin

Truly A. Austin, MFA, PhD

Assistant Professor
Areas of Specialization - Dance and Movement Studies, Dance Education


Truly A. Austin is a Choreographer, Dancer, Educator, and Scholar. She has taught workshops and set works in collaboration with various artists and institutions throughout Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Japan, and Costa Rica. In addition to her work as a professor at Bowie State University, Dr. Austin also serves as Founder and Director of Kidensha Dance Group and loves operating her podcast, Dance Talk Realness. Dr. Austin received her BFA in Dance Education from East Carolina University, her MFA in Dance from Hollins University, and her PhD in Visual Arts: Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Art Theory from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts. In her free time, Dr. Austin enjoys reading, watching anime, and traveling.