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BFA ’20

Emani Drake (Cleveland, OH) where she began her dance training at Revolutions Dance Academy. Simultaneously she trained at the Cleveland School of the Arts as well as Tri-C Creative Arts Academy. She has also studied with various company institutions such as The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and Deeply Rooted Dance Theater as a scholarship recipient. Emani graduated from The University of the Arts, with a BFA in Dance. While being a full time student at UArts, she was a member of Eleone Dance Theatre. After receiving her BFA, she joined Verb Ballets as a Trainee. Additionally, Emani has performed in the works of José Limón, Amy Hall Garner, Christopher Huggins, Juel D. Lane, Tommie- Waheed Evans, Kevin Iega Jeff, and many more. This is her first season with the company.

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