RAYVEN LEAK is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina., where she began her dance training at the University North Carolina School of the Arts preparatory program, Leak is a graduate of Howard University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance. Leak . She has performed in choreographic works by Juel D. Lane, Tommie Waheed-Evans, Royce Zackery, T.Lang and Jamal Story. In addition, she trained at the American Dance Festival, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, A.I.M by Kyle Abraham Summer Workshop, and received a scholarship to attend Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s summer intensive. Aside from performing , Leak has a deep love for choreography and has choreographed works for Howard University Spring Dance Concert and Company E in Washington DC. Leak is also a 200 Hr Registered Yoga Teacher and teaches at Black Swain Yoga. and This is Leak’s second season with B. MOORE DANCE.
Myers is also on faculty at Chamberlain Ballet School and enjoys teaching dance to aspiring young dancers, sharing her joy and love for dance. Her interests also includes graphic design and choreography within her artistic practice.
ANTHONY WADE (Apprentice) a Delaware native, began his training at the Anna Marie Dance Studio as well as Arlington Heights High School. Wade continued his education at Tarrant County College, where he received a full scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet School-South Central Summer Intensive, under the artistic direction of Desmond Richardson. Wade is currently attending Texas Christian University as a double major pursuing a BFA in Modern Dance and Ballet.
Willis attended Point Park University COPA, under the direction and leadership of Garfield Lemonius, and is a proud graduate of the prestigious Booker T. Washington HSPVA. Her accolades include a Merit Award from the National YoungArts Foundation. She has performed in choreographic works by Septime Webre, Kyle Abraham, Edwaard Liang, Sidra Bell, Bridget L. Moore, Desmond Richardson, Juel D. Lane, Christian Denice, Jodie Gates, Sean Carmon and more. Also, she has participated in Summer intensives at Dance Theatre of Harlem, BalletX, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and Alonzo King LINES Ballet.
Willis has a strong passion for photography and fitness and continues to expand her artistic practices within these disciplines. She most recently returned home and is excited to join B. MOORE DANCE in her first season with the company.
MARCUS WILLIAMS (Dallas, Texas) started training at the age of 17 at the American Music and Dramatic Academy (Los Angeles). Williams would later begin studying at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, and soon after, followed by the Ailey School. Williams is a former company member of Ailey II, Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco), The Phantom of the Opera World Tour(Asia), and Fire Shut Up In My Bones (Metropolitan Opera of New York). He has guested with Zest Collective, Ralph Lemon, The Francesca Harper Project, and most recently B. MOORE DANCE. Williams has choreographed works for Lincoln Center, Ailey II, Global Harmony (The Ailey School) 2015-2017, and has taught at Contemporary Ballet Dallas, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Ailey Extension, I. M . Terrell Academy, UArts (Philadelphia), and IABD (International Association of Blacks in Dance).
CAROLYN FISHER is a native of Chicago, IL and a received her BFA from Texas Christian University in Modern Dance. Fisher has attended programs with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, River North Dance Chicago, and Gus Giordano Dance, among others. She has performed in choreographic works by José Limón, Francisco Aviña, Adam Barruch, Nina Martin, David Maurice, and Bryn Cohn among others. This is Fisher’s first season with B. MOORE DANCE.
JENNA DAVIS (Apprentice) is a native of Dallas, TX. She is currently pursuing a BFA in Dance as well as a BA in Film and Media Arts at Southern Methodist University. She has attended summer programs and labs including Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Moving Forward Dallas, Bombshell Dance Project, Sidra Bell’s Module, and Dark Circles Contemporary Dance. In addition, she has performed choreographic works by Mike Esperanza, Silas Farley, Molissa Fenley, Madison Hicks, Maleek Washington, and others. She has also created multiple pieces of choreography and concepts for dance on film, and is continuing to explore that within her artistic practice. This is her first season with B. MOORE DANCE.