Born and raised on the beautiful Bahama Islands of Nassau, New Providence, the hidden gem Reequal Smith is the Artistic Director and Founder of Oshun Dance Studios, focusing on bringing females together to feel empowered and venerated of all ethnicities through the art of dance. She has trained in all styles of dance including fire dancing and aerial ballet. During her career she has performed in multiple shows in hotels in her homeland and Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival for three years with local artists. Prior to furthering her career in the arts, she has always looked at education as a pivotal factor in her life; obtaining a BA in Marketing at The University of The Bahamas in her hometown. She has coordinated and volunteered for events for Art in the Open, The Black Cultural Society of PEI and is on the board for Fusion of Charlottetown and The Fringe Festival in PEI and loves to be heavily involved in the community as much as she can. A Sopa alumnus from Holland College, Reequal has continued her dancing career as an emerging independent artist, choreographer and educator in Charlottetown, PEI. Further taking part in Festivals and events in the Atlantic region such as; Intersect ( Halifax), Diversecity Festival, Roma Festival, River Clyde Pageant, Stratford Fall Festival and Black Cultural Society of PEI; plus offers dance lessons in all styles of dance for adults and kids.
Reequal is proud to announce that she is the newest member of Canadian Women of Colour Leadership Network as she takes on the role of Administrative Assistant. She continues to express her art by fusing cultural patterns together and enjoys being a part of Women’s Organizations; uplifting and inspiring them in all shapes and forms that can diversify the Atlantic region communities.