Austin Coats | Kent State University

Austin Coats

(Reynoldsburg, OH) BA Dance Studies, Senior.

He is a first-year member of the Kent Dance Ensemble and has performed in faculty and student choreographed concerts. Austin has trained with The Joffrey Ballet School in Dallas, Texas and The Ruth Page Center for the Arts in Chicago, Illinois. One of his favorite experiences from his undergraduate years was winning “best in show” for his solo at the Stratosphere Art Competition. Austin also has many interest and experience in the arts including fine arts, and fashion design. He is a published illustrator in student publications including Luna Negra Magazine and currently is a fashion illustrator for Uhuru Magazine. Austin currently serves as a Resident Assistant for Verder Hall Following his college career, he plans to dance professionally.