Dancer, Alvin Ailey
Dwana Adiaha Smallwood is one of Alvin American Dance Theater’s most esteemed dancers. She trained at the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance and received first place in the NAACP Natioanal ACT-SO Competition.
“…over the years, you realize what it takes to be the best, and you have to make a decision to do your best or you get looked over. You make it, go out, and improve everything about yourself.”