With work commissioned by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Princess Mhoon has been called a visionary of her generation." Known for her chameleon-like quality, Mhoon Cooper's movement seamlessly connects modern, ballet, hip-hop, and African dance styles, and has been seen nationally and internationally. She is an experienced dance educator and has taught throughout the United States and abroad. Mhoon has served on faculty at Howard University and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance and a Master of Arts degree in Public History from HU. Her research focuses on Dance History and the African-American experience in dance. Princess Mhoon has been recognized as one of Dance Magazine's 2006 "Top 25 to Watch" in the world for her Choreographic Development Project titled This Woman's Work.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, she began her training with Alyo Children's Dance Theatre, Joseph Holmes Dance Studio, and Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago. Mhoon Cooper has received numerous awards and scholarships for her excellence in dance including recognition from the American Dance Festival, Dance Magazine, Howard University, Career Transitions for Dancers, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
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She has performed and toured with the world renowned Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Dance Company, Rennie Harris Puremovement, The Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble, Nathan Trice Rituals, and Deeply Rooted Productions. She is the founder of DANCING FEET, an integrated arts program that includes classes and workshops for schools and outreach institutions.