Nayaa Opong

Nayaa Opong

 

Nayaa Opong is from Cherry Hill, New Jersey. She began her dance training at The Bowman School of Dance under the direction of Teresa Andris. She later continued training at Eleone Dance Unlimited under the direction of Shawn Lamere-Williams. Nayaa decided to further her dance studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts— Rutgers University where she earned a BFA in dance. While at Rutgers she was able to spend a semester abroad at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Nayaa has also had the privilege of working with many faculty members as well as performing works by guests artists Yvonne Rainer, Cleo Mack, Reggie Wilson, Kavin Grant and Maxine Doyle. Nayaa joined the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company in 2019.