Nayaa Opong is a movement artist currently based in Brooklyn, NY. They graduated with a BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts- Rutgers University. Upon graduating in 2019 Nayaa joined the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and they are a founding member of Camille Rennie’s Company of Collaborative Artists (CoCA). Since then Nayaa has also continued to work, create, and perform with other interdisciplinary artists along the East and West coasts, including Lee Mingwei, Chien-ying Wang, Huwiang Zhang, Vinson Fraley, Shamel Pitts, BirdHouse, and Volta Collective. Nayaa is interested in the play between the extremity and the subtleties of their physical body. Through somatic practices, Nayaa is committed to strengthening the union between the spiritual being and the human one.