A native of Detroit, MI, Rakia Seaborn, graduated from Oberlin College in 2007, earning a Bachelors of Art in Dance with a concentration in Choreography. In 2014, she earned an MFA in Dance from Sarah Lawrence College. Rakia has had the opportunity to work with artists such as Dianne McIntyre, Rashaun Mitchell, Jodi Melnick, Martha Bowers, Tyler Ashley and PMMDC. Her choreographic work has appeared at Dixon Place, La Mama etc., The Tank, The St. Lawrence Arts Center, The Bessie Schönberg Dance Theatre, Warner Hall, JACK Arts and Brooklyn Studios for Dance.