Cody D. Berkeley
Cody D. Berkeley, from Dallas, TX, began his dance training at age six under the direction of Katie Miller and Michelle Stafford. At 19, Cody was awarded a full tuition scholarship to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia courtesy of the NYCDA College Scholarship Foundation.
He has performed the works of Doug Varone, L-E-V, Aszure Barton, William Forsythe, MADBOOTS DANCE, Joshua L. Peugh, Gregory Dolbashian and others. Berkeley graduated in 2015 with a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and received the Expressivity Award, in recognition of his outstanding performance and leadership excellence. He's attended workshops with BODYTRAFFIC, NW Dance Project, Springboard Dance Montreal and Joffrey Ballet.
In 2015 Cody joined Clairobscur Dance Company in Los Angeles under the direction of Laurie Sefton. Berkeley then returned home to Dallas to join Dark Circles Contemporary Dance USA for their 4th season. Most recently, Cody has performed with Pigeonwing Dance under the direction of Gabrielle Lamb among others in New York City, where he is based currently.
His award winning choreography has been shown at Young Arts Foundation high school finalists and Youth America Grand Prix in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Berkeley currently leads the contemporary program for The Ellison Ballet School in New York City and tours with New York City Dance Alliance as a faculty member.