onyxx noel in a salmon turtleneck

BFA '17

Dance (BFA)

Onyxx Noel (Newark, Delaware) (IG: onyxxnoel) shimmied her way through her first dance class at the Christina Cultural Arts Center. The guidance from her teachers there later led her to DCNS Dance, Eleone Dance Theatre, and the University of the Arts (UArts) where she received her BFA in Dance. While there, she was also the recipient of the 2017 Expressivity award presented by her mentor and, school of dance faculty, Kim Bears-Bailey. Throughout the course of her journey, Miss Noel had the pleasure of performing works by esteemed choreographers such as Dara Meredith, Kyle & Dinita Clark, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Tommie Waheed Evans, Milton Myers, and Ronald K. Brown amongst others. Her film credits include Warner Bros. In The Heights (2021) (HBO Max) and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020) (Netflix). As Onyxx continued to transition into her career during the height of a global pandemic, her work extended into Camille A. Brown and Dancers where she now is entering her third season as a collaborator. Her stage credits also include the Grammy award winning production of Porgy & Bess at The Metropolitan Opera and, The Public Theater’s new musical Hell’s Kitchen which will premier the Fall of 2023. Miss Noel uses dance as her testimony. Her hope is for her art to remind and re-ignite the love for Jehovahjireh who provides all things for us all. God is…

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