Chanel DaSilva


A native of Brooklyn, NY, Chanel DaSilva is a multifaceted artist and entrepreneur. She is a graduate of both LaGuardia Arts High School and The Juilliard School and was named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts and is a Princess Grace Awardee. Chanel has performed professionally with the Trey McIntyre Project and Lar Lubovitch Dance Company and has created works for The Joffrey Ballet, Parsons Dance Company, Gibney Company, American Repertory Theater, and Harvard Dance Project. She has taught workshops and served as a faculty member for institutions such as The Juilliard School, Harvard University, SUNY Purchase, NYU, and LaGuardia Arts High School. In 2015, alongside Nigel Campbell, Chanel co-founded MOVE|NYC|, a multi-pillared arts and social justice organization with the mission of creating greater equity and diversity in the dance field and beyond. Recently, Chanel and Nigel were featured on the cover of Dance Teacher Magazine's April 2020 issue "Changing The Face of Dance."