Davonna Batt is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, and fell in love with dance at an early age. She received a B.F.A. in dance from the University of Arizona with honors, summa cum laude, and with great pleasure has immersed herself in several styles of dance while studying under many exceptional artists. Since moving to New York City in 2014, she has danced in and collaborated with several companies and artists including ALMA NYC, Gotham Dance Theater, Amanda + James, and of bones dance. In addition, she’s had the opportunity to tour nationally with DAMAGEDANCE and internationally with Sarah Berges Dance. Along the way, Davonna discovered a love for teaching and continues to find absolute joy in encouraging dancers and movers of all ages to discover power, control, and expression in their bodies and minds. She teaches with a somatic approach that invites curiosity, encourages focused technique, and stimulates creativity.