Enya Jordan (she/her)

enya Jordan

Enya-Kalia Jordan is a choreographer, researcher, scholar, and teaching-artist, from Brooklyn, New York. Currently, She is Manager of Dancer Development & Diversity for the Radio City Rockettes at MSG Entertainment. She artistically directs a movement-based artist collective, Enya Kalia Creations, and co-produces a collaborative performance project, Bashi Arts, with Rachel DeForrest Repinz. She received a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Buffalo State and a Master of Fine Arts from Temple University. In 2020, she began her doctoral studies at Texas Woman’s University, researching the decolonization of dance, Black embodiment, and equitable dancer development. She presented her research twice at the Collegium of African Diasporic Dance at Duke University, five times at the National Dance Education events, thrice at Dance For the Child International conference, and the Decolonizing Tertiary Dance Education conference hosted by Stockholm University. In addition, she has conducted ethnographic research in Tokyo, Japan; Guimaraes, Portugal; Amsterdam, Holland, Netherlands; and Paris, France. Enya-Kalia is a teaching-artist with Dancewave, Amanda Selwyn’s Notes in Motion Outreach Theatre, Abron’s Center for the Arts, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Dance Africa program. She has also been invited to teach at Bates Dance Festival, been an assistant professor at SUNY Erie, and lecturer at the University of Virginia. Enya believes in the multiplicity of dance and being, meaning in everything she does, there is a dance.