You can’t help it. An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times.
— Nina Simone
 
 

Amanda is from Mount Vernon, NY.  She began her dance training at The Dance Theatre of Harlem.  She has since attended Earl Mosely Institute of the Arts, and graduated from The University of the Arts with honors in May 2015.  Amanda participated in the Nomad Express Choreography Lab for three weeks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa.  She is a recent dancer with Dancespora Contemporary Ballet and has worked with choreographers such as Iquail Shaheed, Jen McGinn, Olivier Tarpaga, Esther Baker-Tarpaga, Kim Bears-Bailey and Annielille Gavino-Kollman.  Amanda has showcased work in the DDCF Film Festival in Detriot, The Wassaic Project, The Outlet Dance Festival, and many other showcases/festivals within the Tri State Area. 

Amanda is currently a dancer with Putty Dance Project and Lela Aisha Jones | FlyGround.