Welcome to the Schedule Planner for the seventh Interfusion Festival occurring on January 13-17, 2022 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. At this time schedule sign-ups are not required for participation and serve as a tool to help you plan your experience. For more festival guidance please see the 2022 Welcome Package at: www.interfusionfestival.com/welcome-package

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Ebonie Lee

Co-founder and Instructor
Brooklyn, NY

Ebonie Lee is an NYC-based Brazilian Zouk dancer, performer & instructor. Ebonie has trained extensively in a variety of dance modalities. Ebonie pursued Japanese Classical, African, Latin, contemporary Indian and Modern dance at Williams College and abroad. She interned at Washington, DC arts organizations such as Dance Exchange and the DC Dance Collective, adding Contemporary, Jazz and Blues dance to her repertoire. She studied Salsa, Mambo and Afro-Latin dance under Tanya Kianda Fiske and Psyon D. Scott.

Ebonie was introduced to Brazilian Zouk by Atoro Lopez in 2010, and started training in DC. In 2012 Ebonie returned to NYC and became teaching assistant to Kim Rottier (ZoukNY), Ry'el & Jessica Lamdon (ZenZouk). Ebonie studied Contact Improvisation with Jesse Johnson (Dancing with Gravity). She moved to Atlanta and taught with a variety of instructors, including Atoro, Eddie Bonnell of Zouk Atlanta, Jerry Lai and Jeremy Hale. She returned again to NYC in 2020, co-founding the Brooklyn-based dance school Zoukphoria with emerging instructors.

Ebonie has completed teacher training and professional development courses by Jaime Aroxa & Kiri Chapman, Kim Rottier, Alex & Mathilde, and Brenda & Anderson.

Ebonie is always interested in the dances of the African Diaspora and conscious movement techniques, incorporating a variety of dance styles into her movement. She believes in the power of dance to connect and communicate, and the nourishment that creativity brings to life.

IG: @ebonie_zouk
FB: facebook.com/fireflyzouk

My Artists Sessions

Friday, January 14

1:00pm EST

Sunday, January 16

9:00am EST