Niarra Gooden-Clarke is a first-year member of the dance ensemble, and is a sophomore double majoring in Dance and Peace and Conflict Studies. During her time at Kent State, Niarra has performed in productions choreographed by both faculty members and students. Niarra is also a second-year member of the Kent State Dance Team. Last semester, Niarra traveled with the dance team to perform at NDA Nationals in Daytona Beach, Florida. Aside from her dancing, Niarra has been placed on the Dean’s list and is also a second-year member of the Student Dance Education Organization where she will serve as the event planner for 2019-2020 term. Niarra is so excited to perform with the dance ensemble, and cannot wait for the opportunities and experiences that being a member of the ensemble will bring.