photo by Joe Bly

Donna Clark

Donna Clark is a native New Yorker who developed as an artist as a member of the Alpha Omega Young Adult Workshop under the direction of Ronn Pratt and later Andy Torres. She also studied at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance on a five-year full scholarship. Before becoming a principal dancer with Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company in addition to being the Company’s Associate Director, Ms. Clark worked with several modern dance companies, including Joan Miller’s Dance Players, Michiyo and Dancers, Premiere Dance Theater, Gallman’s Newark Dance Theatre, Eleo Pomare Dance Company and Shirley Rushing Danz, Inc. As a long time artist of Alpha Omega, under the artistic direction of Enrique Cruz DeJesus, Ms. Clark has had the honor of performing and setting the work of Eleo Pomare, including some his most celebrated works such as Blues for the Jungle, Radeau, Tabernacle and most notably Narcissus Rising. 

Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company was founded in 1972 with the primary mission of expanding opportunities to provide a platform for multi-cultural choreographers and dance artists and is an example of the best of the American melting pot. The main techniques employed are modern and the richness in background is such that the audience is treated to many different styles and influences. The dances range from urban life to that of tribal influence, and from abstract to the dramatic.