Chanel DaSilva

Music & Composers

I. Images Without Words by Emmett Cooke

II. Bridge Time by Ashoka

III. Beyond Us by Big Score Audio

IV. Take Us Away by Big Score Audio

V. Seize the Right Moment by Ashoka

Costume Designer

Gabrielle Corrigan

Lighting Designer

Cheyenne Sykes

Performing December 7th at 8pm and December 9th at 8pm

Dan Doran (he/him)   

Frankie Levita (she/her)

Selena Lee (she/her)

Kjerstin Bartell (she/her)

Kiyomi Davidson (she/her)   

Katie LeHoty (she/her)

Taniah McKinney (she/her)

  Christina Naslund (she/her)

Ethan Palma (he/him)   

Sydney Warren (she/her)

Sadie Wheeless (she/her)

Performing December 8th at 8pm and December 9th at 2pm

Mark DiIorio (he/him)   

Lily Sledge (she/her)

Gianna Scorzo (she/her)

Gregory Bantugan (he/him)

Libby Dusek (she/her) 

 Lucie Blue Fink (she/her)

Maya Glover-Castro (she/her)

Kayla Kemp

Jaiden Lang (she/her)

Sam Noto (she/her)

Chloe “Buggy” Wells (she/her)


Chanel DaSilva a native of Brooklyn, NY. Chanel is a multifaceted artist whose work reflects her deep connection to the transformative power of the arts. Chanel is the Co-Founder and CEO of Strategy & New Initiatives of MOVE|NYC| - an arts and social justice organization with the mission of creating greater equity and diversity in the dance profession and beyond - as well as a Choreographer & Director creating new, provocative works that reflect the complexities of what it means to be human.

After being named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts and graduating with her BFA from The Juilliard School, Chanel became a member of the highly celebrated Trey McIntyre Project, based in Boise, Idaho, where she was a muse for the creation of many of Mr. McIntyre’s works. Upon returning to New York City, Chanel became a member of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company.

Chanel has been commissioned to choreograph works for The Joffrey Ballet, Gibney Company, American Repertory Theater, The Juilliard School, Parsons Dance Company, Ballet Memphis, Dallas Black Dance Theater, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Booker T. Washington High School, Ballet RI, and Barnard College. She is also a widely sought after educator, mentor, and consultant having led master workshops and seminars across the nation for institutions such as The Juilliard School, SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance, Harvard University, New York University, LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts, The Scottish Ballet, Ballet Hispanico, and New Orleans Ballet Association.

Over the years Chanel has received recognition from numerous institutions including The Joffrey Ballet Winning Works Choreographic Competition, the Martha Hill Dance Fund Mid-Career Award, a 2011 Princess Grace Award, and the 2008 Martha Hill Prize awarded by The Juilliard School. She is a National YoungArts Winner, was named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts in 2004.

Chanel attributes her success and longevity in the dance field to the tribe of artists, educators and mentors that opened the doors to the dance industry for her at an early age. Including the Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center, Creative Outlet Dance Theater of Brooklyn, LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts, The Ailey School, Springboard Danse Montreal and The Juilliard School.

Founder of DaSilva Productions, LLC