OTIS DONOVAN HERRING is a native of College Park,Georgia, USA, and received his dance training and BFA from Howard University in Washington, D.C. Otis danced for several notable companies in New York between 2007-2013, including Kankouran West African Dance Company and Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company. In 2013, Otis moved to Auckland, New Zealand to join Black Grace Dance company under the direction of Neil Ieremia. He teaches ASA! African fitness, and contemporary movement, and choreographs, locally and internationally, Additionally, he is also honing the craft of acting and has been in several Television commercials as well as television series. Mr. Herring is overjoyed with the opportunity to continue developing his artistic voice, and is thankful for the love and support from God, whanau, friends, and Aotearora.