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CKDS Teaching Artists

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Tamara Jones

Tamara Jones

+ Tamara Jones

is originally from Jamaica, New York. Her dance career started at Gloria Jackson Dance Studio, where she studied ballet, African, tap, and jazz. She was the choreographer of African American Arts Association of Cultural Exchange (AAACE). Tamara has been a member of Harambee Dance Company, Bambara, and Les Enfaints du Soleil. She has performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, for Essence Magazine events, and Central Park concerts. She was part of the HBO 2005 Documentary “The Music and Me” and featured in The Daily News and Dance Teachers Magazine. She spreads her passion for dance to her hip hop and African Dance students.

Brittany Engel-Adams

Brittany Engel-Adams

Major King

Major King

Dominique Robinson

Dominique Robinson

Jessica Cipriano

Jessica Cipriano

Lisa Larson

Lisa Larson

Danita Shaheen

Danita Shaheen

Allegra Glinsky

Allegra Glinsky

Ivan De Leon

Ivan De Leon

Cat Manturuk

Cat Manturuk

Odylle Beder

Odylle Beder

Victor “Kid Glyde” Alicea

Victor “Kid Glyde” Alicea

Amanda Burton Pinili

Amanda Burton Pinili

Anne Zuerner

Anne Zuerner

Maria Ambrose

Maria Ambrose

Phoebe Sandford

Phoebe Sandford