Sonia Dawkins is the founder and artistic director of Sonia Dawkins|Prism Dance Theatre. She is a graduate of The University of the Arts and received a Master’s in Dance from SUNY Brockport. Ms. Dawkins has been a faculty member at Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle and Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington D.C.
She has also been an Artist-in Residence at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and North Carolina School of the Arts. Ms. Dawkins has performed extensively with choreographers and companies in the United States and the Caribbean.
Her national and international choreography credits include: Seattle Repertory Theatre (Pullman Porter Blues, The Breach, Three Musketeers, Brother Size), Pacific Northwest Ballet and School, Nevada Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre School, Seattle Theatre Group (Dance This), Bulgaria Dance Festival, Mexico International Festival and Broadway Bound (God Lives in Glass, 13 The Musical, Bye Bye Birdie) and many other ballets.