Michala Conroy

Michala Conroy first started out as a competitive gymnast before studying dance at Pittsburgh CAPA. Michala joined the pre-professional company, Reed Dance II, in Pittsburgh, PA where she worked with Greer Reed, Antonio Brown, and Daniel Karasik. She received a scholarship to George Mason University (GMU) where she pursued her B.F.A. in Dance with a […]

Domenique Ross

Domenique Ross is a graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts. During her time at Howard, she has performed at the International Association of Blacks in Dance Conference, interned at the Washington Ballet, and served as Vice President for the Fine Arts Council. She has had professional experience dancing […]

Jameel Salahuddin

Alabama born and Texas raised, Jameel started dancing at the late tender age of 30. Although he considered himself a dancer all his life, his first technique class would take place in DC at Joy of Motion. Beginning with hip hop and Jazz, he would cross paths with Neil Whitehead who trained him in the […]

Amy Scaringe

She graduated with a BFA from Towson University in 2008. Since then she has had the pleasure if working with Misako Ballet Company, Dissonance Dance Theatre, Wayles Haynes, alight dance theatre, as well as Jane Franklin Dance. She also is currently practicing bikram yoga and taking class at Maryland Youth Ballet. Hidden Talent

Kevin White

He began dancing at age 14 at the Putney Summer Arts Program and trained at the Dance Institute of Washington throughout high school. He is trained in various dance styles including ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop and West African. Kevin studied modern dance as a minor at Kent State University, where he also led Legacy […]

Emily Crews

She has been a professional dancer, choreographer, and dance educator since 1991 when she moved to the DC area after graduating from the College of William and Mary. Since the fall of 2000, she has been exploring her tap dance roots as a member of Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble. In addition, Emily served as the […]

Andie de Vaulx

She earned an A.A. in dance from Montgomery College, and her B.A. in English from the University of Maryland. Andie has studied for 24 years with many artists including Chuck Davis, Donna Birchfield, and David Dorfman. has been the artistic director of Equinox Dance Company in Frederick, Maryland, created several works for Forty+, and has […]

 Lauren DeVera

In 2010, she received her Bachelor of Arts from the dance program at Old Dominion University. Since then, she has made incredible strides in her career as a performer, choreographer and educator. She is a distinguished thought leader in the dance community with performance and teaching credits including the Kennedy Center, The Howard Theatre, Dance Place DC, Culture Shock […]

Jane Franklin

Received a MFA from The Ohio State University as a University Fellow and certification from the Laban/Bartenieff Institute for Movement Studies. Jane Franklin’s choreography has been presented at multiple venues and festivals in the mid-Atlantic region and southwestern US and internationally in the UK and in Mexico. A recipient of the Community Foundation for the […]