Department of Theater and Dance
Omonike Akinyemi

Omonike Akinyemi

Job Title
Adjunct Instructor of Dance
- Flamenco
Henle Dance Pavilion

Areas of expertise

Flamenco, Modern Dance (Graham Base), Cuban Methodology (Ballet)

Curriculum vitae


Albany Fund for Education, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, New York State Choreographic Initiative Awardee 2023.


Omonike Akinyemi is a dancer/choreographer and film-maker. She has performed professionally with Ballet Hispanico of New York, Alaafia Dance Company, and Image Quit Dance Theater. Omonike has also choreographed works for the Fenimore Museum's Glimmer Globe Theater, Yale Dramat Children's Theatre, and numerous other institutions.

Academic credentials

MFA in Film Production, University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts