Penda N’diaye, a native of Denver, CO, ignited her love for dance at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theater. She has danced with Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion, David Dorfman Dance and Forces of Nature Dance Theater. Penda received her BFA in dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts which led her to study abroad in Salzburg, Austria at Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance and Springboard Danse in Montreal. She has had the honor to expand her body of work with award winning artist and photographer, Carrie Mae Weems in addition to performance artist, Nick Cave. Ms. N’diaye has shared her love for dance with students at Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, Steps on Broadway, Peridance and Steffi Nossen Dance. In 2017, Penda started her own YouTube talk show, “Glowing Up with Penda.” Ms. N’diaye joined the company in 2017.