Jesse Manley has a fresh track for your hungry ears. Photo by Amanda Tipton. There are many reasons to create music, of course. There’s the pedestrian desire for popularity, there is the vaulted idea of artistic creation, but there are also less common reasons. For Jesse Manley, one reason seems to be archeological exploration. On […]
Joined Wonderbound 2009
A former member of Ballet Memphis and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble. He studied at the Arena Players Youth Theatre and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. Damien has performed his choreography at Wonderbound, Ballet Memphis, Morgan State University, Theatre Project, and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History. He has appeared as a guest artist for Towson University, Dance Baltimore! and the Men’s Project at Theatre Project. Since joining Wonderbound, Damien has been featured in Garrett Ammon’s Winter, Gone West, Memories and Well Grounded Hopes, For the Love of Pete, Hemlocks and Primroses, Love in the Digital Age and Rock Ballets, as well as Garrett Ammon and Michael J. Henry’s Intersection. He has performed in Alex Ketley’s Kill the Anthem and Maurya Kerr’s Groundling.