Leila Awadallah

Dancer since 2013.

Leila Awadallah is a Palestinian-American artist in the Twin Cities and has been dancing with Ananya Dance Theatre since 2013. She has a BFA in Dance from the University of Minnesota and a minor in Asian Language and Literature with a focus on Arabic Studies. She is a SAGE Award recipient (2016), and her work has been presented by ACDA at the Kennedy Center (2016) and in the BIPOD Festival in Beirut, Lebanon (2017). Working with this company of artists continues to unravel and deeply breathe into her sense of self in relation to the beautiful community that manifests from the many aspects of this work.