Kristi Spessard & Damani Pompey - 05/16/15

Kristi Spessard Dance Projects is an experimental dance group with
an interest in challenging audiences throughout New York City.
“Kristi

Dancer/Choreographer Kristi Spessard in Prospect Park
“Dancer/Choreographer

We convince by our presence. ---Walt Whitman
“Walt

Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness. ---Pedro Almodovar
“Pedro

Damani Pompey is a native of Brooklyn, NY. He attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for Dance
under the direction of Michelle Mathesius and graduated with the Stephanie Silverman award in 2008.
Pompey attended the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance and graduated in May 2012 with a BFA
in dance, minor in arts management, and concentration in lighting design.
Damani Pompey is a native of Brooklyn, NY

Damani Pompey choreographs students @ The Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
of Music & Art and Performing Arts, Lincoln Center, NYC.
Damani Pompey Choreographs Students @ The Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

The Drama studio at LaGuardia High School is highly competitive. The students do not
get a chance to perform publicly until their junior year with musical theater, or senior year.
The Drama studio at LaGuardia High School is highly competitive.

LaGuardia High School has offered an honors track to students entering after 2006, known as the
DaVinci Program. DaVinci Scholars take more difficult classes in math and science and participate
in a supplementary after-school enrichment program. Students not in the program may still
take individual honors classes.
LaGuardia High School has offered an honors track.

In a meadow full of flowers, you cannot walk through and breathe those smells and see all those
colors and remain angry. We have to support the beauty, the poetry, of life. ---Jonas Mekas
“We

Humanity’s ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language
alone is able to express the ultimate. ---Paul Tillich
[ Zbig Vision Scholar, Social Diarist and Eccentric Nicholas Croft in Prospect Park ]
“...symbolic

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