Ms. Penda Jahmil began her dance training at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. She then continued her studies at NYU Tisch School of the Arts where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2010. There she had the opportunity to work with artists such as Gus Solomons Jr., Robert Battle, Ron K. Brown, Kyle Abraham and Jill Johnson. Throughout her training she has studied at The Ailey School, Deeply Rooted Productions, and the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance in Salzburg, Austria. After graduating she was fortunate to apprentice with David Dorfman Dance. She would like to thank God and her family and friends for their blessings. Ms. Jahmil joined Dance Iquail as an Apprentice in 2011.