Jae Davis is professionally trained in Contemporary, Ballet, Tap, Liturgical, Hip Hop, and Jazz. She has studied West African, Haitian, Ghanan, Nigerian, South African, Congo, and Ivory Coast dances. Jae fuses Afro beats, West African, Caribbean, and soul into her choreography.
A New York native, Jae trained at the world renown Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City following graduation from Queens College, where she graduated with a B.F.A in Dance and Theatre.
Jae has performed in works by Savion Glover, Edisa Weeks, Yin Mei Critchell, and tap extraordinaire Marshall Davis. Her personal works touch on social issues and have brought awareness to themes and events such as the earthquake in Haiti, Death, Love & Faith, domestic violence, and Carnival. Jae’s choreography has been featured in the NYC off-Broadway plays Dear Diary and For Better or Worse, Maine’s Summer Stage, the Apollo Theatre, and on television and in churches around the world. She teaches her students to let go, to feel, heal, and fall in love with themselves as they are pushed to greatness; and she aims to move audience members to feel.
Jae is passionate about youth development, mental health, and women and girls empowerment. When she is not dancing she conducts Self love, Vision & Entrepreneurship workshops through her non-profit organization and inspires women of all ages to dream, believe, and love their entire powerful beings. She loves turning dreams into a profitable reality! She is a speaker, teacher, self love, life, and manifestation coach. Jae is so excited to be a part of the transcenDANCE family and often says with a smile that she “has found her home away from home.”