Doors at 7:30pm.
Donnell Oakley is an independent choreographer, dancer, dance and Pilates instructor based in Brooklyn, NY. She grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography.
In 2008, Donnell finished 6 extraordinary years making dances with the inimitable Jessica Jolly and David Schmidt in their collective, everything smaller. She has continued making dances, mostly solos and duets and has had her work produced through Movement Research, the 92nd Street Y, the West End Theatre, Triskelion Arts, the Joyce SoHo, DanceNowNYC, Dance New Amsterdam, Dixon Place, and received the Bessie Schönberg Choreographic Mentorship Residency from The Yard in 2013.
In addition to her own work, Donnell currently loves collaborating and dancing with SteeleDance, Chavasse Dance & Performance, Liz Staruch of Philadelphia, Alex|Xan: The Median Movement, Fritha Pengelly, and Doug Elkins Choreography Etc.
Gowanus Art + Production
Gowanus Art + Production is the art division of the Gowanus Hospitality Group, home of the Green Building, 501 Union, and the Sky gallery. GAP's mission is to provide innovative space for art throughout these venues. More about GAP at www.gowanusartandproduction.com