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Shawn Short, Producing Artistic Director

Company

Dancers

Dissonance Dance Theatre consists of phenomenal dancers from across the United States. The dancers of DDT becoming known for their fast-moving prowess, versatility, astonishing technique and virtuosic expression.

The company is developing into a one of the leading contemporary ballet companies in the Washington, DC area.

William Wilson

William Wilson
Rehearsal Associate / Company Dancer

Momo Sakai

Momo Sakai
Choreographer Assistant / Company Dancer

Allison Eguchi

Allison Eguchi
Company Dancer

Shannon Evans

Shannon Evans
Company Member

Barri DeFrancisci

Barri DeFrancisci
Apprentice

Emma Button

Emma Button
Apprentice

Christine Motta

Christine Motta
Apprentice

Jessica Potts

Jessica Potts
Apprentice

Brooke Senger

Brooke Senger
Apprentice

Daniel Artis

Daniel Artis
Junior Apprentice

Phillip Fobbs

Phillip Fobbs
Junior Apprentice

Moyston Henry, Jr.

Moyston Henry, Jr.
Junior Apprentice

Choreographers

Shawn Short

Shawn Short
Principal Choreographer

Ryan Tuerk

Ryan Tuerk
Guest Choreographer

Torens Johnson

Torens Johnson
Guest Choreographer

Prentice Whitlow

Prentice Whitlow
Guest Choreographer

Adam Sage

Adam Sage
Guest Choreographer

Michelle Sloan

Michelle Sloan
Guest Choreographer

Johnnie Mercer

Johnnie Mercer
Guest Choreographer

Davy Brun

Davy Brun
Guest Choreographer

Alvin Mayes

Alvin Mayes
Guest Choreographer

Staff

Shawn Short

Shawn Short, MFA
Producing Artistic Director

Damon Foster

Damon Foster
Administrator

Chris Holland

Chris Holland, MFA
Technical Director

Board

Shawn Short, MFA
Founder/President

Corey McDougle MBA, CISA
Chairman
Senior Manager, Performance Improvement at Ernst & Young

Tyler Lewis
Vice Chairman
Director of Messaging and Project Management, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Josie Hoover MDIV
Secretary
Program Administrator, Wesley Theological Seminary

Tisa Huff
Member

Work with Us

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What We're About

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We started in 2007 and have performed around the country. Read Our Story

Who Is Ngoma?

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Ngoma Center for Dance provides a deeper understanding of dance across clutures and social classes. About Ngoma