2018 Ph.D. Africana Studies, The Ohio State University, Department of African American and African Studies, Columbus, Ohio
2010 M.F.A. Dance, Southern Methodist University, Dance Department, Dallas, Texas
2007 B.A. Human Ecology, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine
2003 International Baccalaureate, Li Po Chun United World College, Hong Kong
2010 Elementary Labanotation Certification and Labanotation Teaching Certificate Elementary, Southern Methodist University, Texas
2002 British Council Certification in Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), Hong Kong
2002 Playback Theatre Certificate, Jo Salas & Veronica Needa, Hong Kong
Scholarships and Awards
2008 – 2010 Meadows Fellowship, Dance Department, Southern Methodist University
2012 – 2013 University Fellowship for graduate studies, Department of Dance, The Ohio State University
2007 Belkin Art Award, College of the Atlantic
2004 – 2007 Shelby Davis Fellowship, College of the Atlantic
2001 – 2003 United World College Merit Scholarship
2010 Novel: Baobabs in Heaven.
2018 National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES) paper presentation – ‘Bodying Against an Anti-Black Modernity: Contemporary African Theatrical Dance and the Black Subject.’ Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia.
2013 Dance Studies Association (CORD/SDHS) paper presentation – ‘Gesturing From The Deathzone: contemporary African dance as political intervention in the inertia of colonial perceptions in discourse on African subjectivity’, University of California Riverside, California.
2014 Dance Studies Association (CORD/SDHS) paper presentation – ‘Bodying the Afrocentric: articulating a classical African meta-physical to deepen corporeal discourse’, Iowa University, Iowa.
Select Additional Training
2018 Embodiology Certificate of Performance, First International Embodiology Immersion University of Texas El Paso, Texas
2011 Decolonial Theatre, Patrice Niambana, Dance Trust of Zimbabwe, Harare
2010 Bartenieff Movement Analysis, Southern Methodist University, Texas
2009 Théâtre d’objet, Michel Laubu, Les Subsistance Festival, Lyon, France
2009 American Dance Festival, Duke University, North Carolina
2007 Butoh-fusion dance technique, Yuko Kaseki, New York Butoh Festival, Japan Society, New York
2006 – current Capoeira, Capoeira Volta do Mundo, Mestre Beck, Maine; Capoeira Carioca, Instructor Bode, Ohio; Capoeira Folha Seca, Harare
1999 – current Seidokan Okinawan Karate, Shihan Jimmy Mavenge, Jindokai Karate-do, Old Hararians, Shihan Paul Danisa, Harare
Select Art Exhibitions
2016 City of Oracles solo exhibition, William H. Thomas Gallery, Ohio
2010 Inheritance and Dead Skin video installation, joint exhibition, Denton Center for the Arts, Texas
2007 Red solo exhibition, Schoodic Arts, Maine
2007 Gesture installation, Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, Maine
2005 Downset solo exhibition, Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, Maine