Damani Pompey

New York

Damani Pompey


Damani Pompey is a native of Brooklyn, NY. Pompey attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for Dance, graduating with The Stefanie Silverman Award. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Purchase’s Conservatory of Dance as an Adopt-a-Dancer in 2012. Pompey is currently an interdisciplinary artist; working as a movement educator, freelance lighting designer, movement artist, director, and choreographer. He is the choreographer/movement director for HBO’s Random Acts of Flyness (Peabody Award). Pompey is the recipient of Kaatsbaan's Spring 2020 Upstream Residency Award. Recent credits include the Conch International Film Festival and Telfar X Olympics.

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This year at Prelude, we are trying out

chain curating!

Damani Pompey

was invited by curator

Arien Wilkerson

and forms a part of

Chain 1


Second Skin: Imposter [FLUENCY]

Monday, 25 October 2021

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Second Skin: Imposter [FLUENCY]

An exploration of the second self, from duality and the passing of time to the physicality of introduction our presentations of self.


Damani Pompey, Issa Perez, Cain Coleman


Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 1

Monday, 25 October 2021

12pm ET


Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 1

In conversation with New York based artists and curators that comprise the first chain in our chain curation programming this year.


David Bruin, Daisy Press, Anh Vo, Malcolm Betts, Arien Wilkerson, Damani Pompey

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