Iman Keilah, New Orleans native holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Tulane University, where she became a member of the Newcomb Dance Company. Iman’s performances with the Newcomb Dance Company include: Nikolais Centennial with the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company; Alwin Nikolais Centennial, under the direction of Alberto del Saz, performing Alwin Nikolais repertoire and Temple and Water Studies at the Joyce Theater. She had trained professionally with Debbie Allen, Dana Foglia, Tracy Philips, and Alberto del Saz.
Iman was granted Presidential Scholar, Young Arts Awards nominee and Certificate of Dance Artistry while attending the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Iman has performed with the National Basketball Association as a cheerleader for both the New Orleans Hornets and the Atlanta Hawks. Currently, she balances the life of a working commercial dancer and instructing pre-professional dancers in New Orleans under her brand, HEELED™. Joining the cast of Marvin Gaye’s Pride & Joy reconnects her love for theater work.