Princess Grace Award
Choreography Fellowship, 2017
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Additional Princess Grace Grants
• 2019 Works in Progress
• 2018 Special Project Award


Raja Feather Kelly is a choreographer, director, and the artistic director of the feath3r theory and New Brooklyn Theatre. A two-time winner of the Princess Grace Award, Raja is the 2019-2020 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist at New York Live Arts, an inaugural Jerome Hill Artist Fellow, a 2019 Creative Capital award recipient, a 2018 recipient of the Harkness Promise Award, and a resident artist of HERE and Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU. Raja has been granted a 2019-2021 National Dance Project Production Grant. Over the past decade, Kelly has created thirteen evening-length premieres and six short-format works as well as choreographing extensively for Off-Broadway theatre in New York City, garnering a Breakout Award from SDCF (2018).