Liana Conyers, (B.A., Bennington College, M.F.A., U of O) is a dancer, choreographer, and educator in the tri-state region. She has performed with Keith Thompson, Jhon Stronks, Wayne Smith, Habib Chester Iddrisu, Masankho Kamsisi Banda, and CORE Performance Company. Her work has been presented at Emory University, Spelman College, U of O, the ACDF NW Conference, Big Range Festival, and Philadiction Movement. Liana has presented Body Politics (2013), Jars of Pennies (2014), South Ward (2016), and IDKWTI (2018) for Movement Research at the Judson Church. She conceived and performed I Invited Oprah (2017) as part of Dance and Process at The Kitchen. In addition, she teaches dance and a philosophy course in Black Aesthetics at Bard High School Early College Newark, and is a 2017-2018 Bard Faculty Fellow. Liana is a 2018-2019, NYLA Fresh Tracks Resident Artist.