Eileena Boyce (she/her) is a performing artist from Durham, North Carolina. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance & Choreography and a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications at Elon University. Boyce has performed works by Ashley Lindsey, Maurice Watson, Renay Aumiller, ShaLeigh Comerford, Jen Guy Metcalf, Casey Avaunt, Brianna Forbes, and Sarah Tourek. Along with these mainstage performances, Boyce has performed in two dance films under the direction of NeKeisha Wall titled “I Want to Undie You” and “Reclaiming Power: The Black Maternal Crisis”. Boyce was also selected to present her choreography at Elon University at the end of 2022. In 2022, Boyce had the opportunity to train with the Kinesis Contemporary Dance Company under the instruction of Angelo Egarese in Florence, Italy. While in Italy, she also performed with dancers from Elon University at the Florence Dance Festival.
Boyce performed as a guest artist for ShaLeigh Dance Works in 2022 and was official invited to join the company in 2023.
“The work that Shaleigh Dance Works creates is beyond anything I have ever seen and I am truly grateful to be apart of this process of creating beautiful, accessible, and inclusive art.”