Honors Program

Fine and Performing Arts Honors

Date of Award


Thesis Professor(s)

Cara Harker

Thesis Professor Department

Theatre and Dance

Thesis Reader(s)

Mildred Perreault


“Hines-sight: An Analysis of Gregory Hines’s Tap Dance Career Through News Media Coverage” evaluates the legacy and artistic impact of tap dancer Gregory Hines through research of news media coverage of Hines’s tap dance career, analysis of Hines’s style and performances through creative exploration, and a reflection on the process of creating, executing, and filming a tap dance performance inspired by Hines using findings from both the creative and news media research.


East Tennessee State University

Document Type

Honors Thesis - Open Access

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