In 2015 Dava graduated Salutatorian of Fiorello LaGuardia Arts Dance Department and won the “Desire Keras Dancer from the Heart” award. While in high school, Dava was apart of the Peridance Youth Ensemble where she was given opportunities to work with distinguished choreographers such as: Manuel Vignoulle, Limon Company, Sidra Bell, Stefanie Batten Bland, Igal Perry, etc.
Following high school, Dava graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance in 2019. At SUNY Purchase she performed works by Rena Butler, Hannah Gardner, and Sidra Bell. Additionally, Dava has performed works abroad. In 2017, she worked with Maxine Doyle in Berlin, Germany, performing “Bric Brac a Baby” at Dock 11. Summer of 2018 and 2019, she was accepted into Springboard Danse Montreal and performed works by VIM VIGOR, MAZE dance company, Johannes Weiland, and Vanessa Goodman. In her last semester in college, Dava was invited to perform works by Stacyee Pearl Dance Project in Pittsburgh.
Today Dava is an apprentice with the New York City based dance company
VIM VIGOR. She has a passion for all styles of dance and loves sharing her passion with her students!