Thomas Davis was born April 12th, 1992. He grew up in Estes Park Colorado where he started performing from a very early age. Through out the 18 years that he spent there he studied acting, singing, and dance, which was the most dear to him. In 2010 Davis move to Los Angeles to study at AMDA College and Conservatory of the Arts where he received his BFA in Performing Arts Dance Theater. While at AMDA he studied Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and Broadway styles of dance. After graduating he continued studying dance over the summer at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy. Davis was than cast in the interactive horror show “Delusion the Mask of Mortality” where he did stunt work for 3 of the characters in the show. Currently Davis teaches at the Lula Washington Dance Theater in Los Angeles and also has toured with the professional company. IMG_8820Davis Most recently started as a research assistant at UCLA designing a mobile application for health and wellbeing. Being new to advocacy around HIV, Davis hopes to share his story to inspire HIV positive individuals and encourage others to educate themselves about HIV to further change the way the everyday person looks at this growing pandemic. After being diagnosed with HIV in 2013 Davis immediately took a positive approach to where he would go from there. He wanted to use his story to inspire others. At the beginning of 2014 he released a video of his testimony of being a healthy, happy, positive individual regardless of his status. Davis has been involved with Aids Project Los Angeles and their youth program EMPOWERMENT since the start of 2014 and has even incorporated the group into one of his videos. He’s also a member of PATH CAB a committee created to promote and educate the community on HIV and the use of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis). His newest project called “Positive Transformations” Is a movement workshop that will educate the dance community about HIV and other STI’s that will be happening the summer of 2014 at Lula Washington Dance Theater.

“Perhaps the most important thing we can undertake toward the deduction of fear is to make it easier for people to accept themselves, to love themselves.”- Bonaro W. Overstreet


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