Trixie Munyama is a dancer, performer, choreographer and teacher. She is currently a lecturer in Dance Studies and the Acting Head of Department at the College of the Arts, Windhoek, Namibia. Her professional training stems from observing and participating in traditional Oshiwambo dances as a child born and raised in exile in Angola. To the London School of Contemporary Dance's summer school programmes as a teen and facilitating workshops in Northern Namibia as a Project Manager for Tudhaneni Dance Project (funded by the Ford Foundation) to the University of Cape Town's School of Dance and the well-known African Contemporary dance school, L'Ecole des Sables in Senegal. She formed the Da-mâi Dance Ensemble, a dance company that explores narratives relevant to the Namibian social context and locality.