Guest Artist Dancer 


(Madison, WI) is a graduate of the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance, with a minor in journalism. She began training at Ballet Madison, under the direction of Charmaine Ristow, and attended Interlochen Arts Academy. Ms. Tesfagiorgis also trained at summer and winter intensives at Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, and Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. Professionally, she has danced with The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Black Irish Project, Ebony Williams and Company, Brian Harlan Brooks, and Nimbus Dance Works. Fana has been a rehearsal assistant for Hope Boykin, Clifton Brown, Earl Mosley, Pedro Ruiz, Matthew Rushing, and Sylvia Waters. Recently, she appeared in the opening of the 73rd Annual Tony Awards. Dana has originated roles in Ronald K. Brown's   "Four Corners", "Open Door" and "The Call" all set on the Alvina Ailey American Dance Theater. He has been performing with EVIDENCE as a gust artist since 2019.Instagram: @fanaminea.”

Photo by: Richard Calmes

photo by: Ernesto Mancebo