As the exhibition Bodies of Knowledge comes to a close, performance artist Edward Spots will present a short original dance in the Great Hall. ABOUT EDWARD SPOTS New Orleans native Edward Spots is an internationally renowned dancer, choreographer, and actor. Spots began his dance training with Baderinwa “Mama” Rolland at the very first charter middle school in New Orleans. He has trained extensively, from NOCCA and New Orleans NORD Centers as a young dancer, to the Walnut Hill School for the Fine Arts, The Joffrey Ballet School in New York, and the Washington School for Ballet in Washington, DC. In 2010, he enrolled at the Ailey School, ultimately becoming part of the Ailey II Company where he performed and taught in the US and abroad in more than 8 countries. He has danced with Urban Ballet Theatre, New Orleans Ballet Theatre, Civic Scranton Ballet, Delaware Dance Company, and Marigny Opera Ballet, and has been featured in numerous commercials and television shows. Spots played a lead role in the film America by Garrett Bradley.