Keenah Armitage

Keenah Armitage


Keenah Armitage (formerly Keenah Reid) has over 15 years of professional performing experience. Broadway credits include ON THE TOWN, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, and AIDA; RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL’S CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL’S SPRING SPECTACULAR. National Tours: 1st national tour of AIDA and the national revival of DREAMGIRLS. Keenah has also toured with THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES and A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM.

Keenah began her professional career as a modern concert dancer. She has performed with Footprints Dance Company and the Rod Rodgers Dance Company.

She has worked alongside such stars as Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Heather Headley, Chandra Wilson, Larry Gatlin, Adam Pascal, Michael McGrath, Taylor Dayne, Sheri Renee Scott, BJ Crosby, Lea Delaria, and Mary Testa. She has worked with some of Broadway’s best directors and choreographers including George C. Wolfe, Robert Falls, Jerry Mitchell, Wayne Cilento, Anthony Van Laast, Linda Haberman, Robert Longbottom, Joey McNeely, and Sergio Trujillo.

A graduate of Howard University (Washington, DC) with a Bachelors of Science in Fashion Merchandising and a double minor in Business and Dance Performance, Keenah was awarded a full scholarship to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center in New York, NY. In addition to her academic and Broadway achievements, Keenah has developed performance art curriculum for studios, conservatories, higher education, and after-school art programs for inner city children.

Keenah is currently on the faculty of the Musical Theatre Department at Texas State University and at TexARTS Association for the Visual and Performing Arts as co-director of the Broadway training program, STEPS, as well as director and choreographer for their musical theatre academy’s programs.