With degrees in English, Dance and Theology, Ronya-Lee is a dancer, choreographer, singer, songwriter and educator. She is currently a Doctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland School of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies. Her multimedia work has been commissioned and supported by Dance Place, Duke University, the Maryland State Arts Council and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. A former member of the Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble and Liz Lerman’s Dance Exchange, Ronya-Lee has performed and taught both nationally and internationally. She has also led residencies at Duke University, Henderson State University, James Madison University, Mercyhurst University and Prince George’s Community College. Ronya-Lee has published articles in the Journal of Dance Education, Sojourners Magazine and the UCC Journal of Worship, Music and Ministry. To learn more about about her work, follow her @theofficialronyalee, @iammelaneena, and subscribe to her YouTube Channel: by RONYAH.