Imani Deal was born and raised in the Greater Boston Area. Deal is a recent graduate of Montclair State University where she received a Bachelors of Fine Art in Dance and a minor in Business. During her training at MSU, she’s had the privilege of dancing in works by Camille A. Brown, Earl Mosley, and Charles Weidman. Deal maintained a position on the Dean’s List throughout college and is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She has attended Urbanity and EMIA dance intensives and has also interned for Urbanity Dance Company. Since graduation, Deal has danced in local projects by Jenny Oliver, Nailah Bellinger and Rachel Linsky. Deal plans to open an Arts Center that gives back to the inner city through the arts while also expanding her dance journey through traveling.