About this Artist
Originally from Virginia, Nelson “Nellie” Enrique Mejia Jr. is a freelance artist based in Brooklyn, New York. A 2022 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Dance and Choreography department, he received awards for Outstanding Creative Work and The Carpenter Scholarship. Additional training includes Arts Umbrella, Gagalab, and Springboard Danse Montreal. Upon graduation, Nelson performed repertory by Gaspard Louis regionally and internationally with Gaspard&Dancers. He is currently with Pony Box Dance Theatre and Brian Brooks Moving Company. Nelson has also danced works by Kyle Abraham, Rena Butler, Alanna Morris, Yoshito Sakuraba, and The Urban Bush Women, among others.