Nia-Amina Minor

Alex Crozier

Nia-Amina Minor is a movement-based artist and dance educator from South Central Los Angeles. She began dancing at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy and received her BA from Stanford University. Nia-Amina holds her MFA in Dance from the University of California, Irvine. Her work has many disciplinary points of interest focusing on the body in social, political, and digital contexts. Using dance and film, Nia-Amina converses with black realities and investigates the intersections of physical movement, memory, and rhythm. She is a co-founder of No)one Art House, a multi-disciplinary collective that creates artistic experiences throughout Los Angeles under the guiding philosophy: “Not the Efforts of One.” Nia-Amina is currently in her third season with Spectrum Dance Theater under the direction of Donald Byrd, where she holds the position of Company Dancer as well as Community Engagement Artist Liaison.

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