Founder, Artistic Director, Executive Director
Davalois Victoria Fearon
Davalois Fearon, is a critically acclaimed choreographer, dancer, and educator. Born in Jamaica and raised in the Bronx, Fearon founded Davalois Fearon Dance (DFD) in 2016 with the mission to push artistic and social boundaries. Her choreography, said to reflect a “tenacious virtuosity,” has been presented nationally and internationally, including at renowned New York City venues such as the Joyce Theatre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the New Victory Theatre. Among others, Fearon has completed commissions for the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Harlem Stage, and Barnard College. She is a recipient of numerous awards including the Map Fund Grant, New Music USA Project Grant, Dance and has receivthe Bronx Council on the Arts BRIO Fellowship and an Alvin Ailey New Dance Direction Choreography Lab residency. She is a professor at Purchase College and the College of Staten Island.