I hold 16 years of experience in Dance Education & Choreography; I’ve had the privilege of sharing my teaching at 11 prestigious facilities from Chicago, LA, to New York. International Dance Workshops in 4 countries.
“I was really insecure about who I was as a person, but because I took her class, her creative teaching methods really pushed me to believe in myself as a dancer. She is one of the most compassionate dance teachers out there.” ~ Sharra Stapleton, New York Senior Auditor
I am well versed in 6 styles of dance, with a degree from Point Park University; I’ve shared my work at multiple venues such as: Millennium Park Chicago, Ailey Citigroup Theatre (NY), the US Open, etc; I've self-produced/directed/choreographed Independent shows in both Chicago & New York premiered my 1st dance film in New York 2019.
“Dionna is extremely talented and she creates highly original dance works. She's thorough, detail oriented.” ~ Winifred Haun, Artistic Director of Winifred Haun & Dancers
“. . . her ability to bring artists together from all walks of life is beautiful.” ~ Johnson Brock
I founded a successful dance brand/business (moveDIPR) in New York; As the Creative Director, I provided affordable community dance classes, performance opportunities, innovative programming, and created a casual apparel brand.
“She believes in the art of dance and she passes along all that she knows to her students in order to help them find and explore their own relationship with dance.” ~ Alaya Turnbough, Artist Training Associate at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
"Creative and dedicated, she brings a strong work ethic and vision. A great addition to any team!” ~ Lauren Soares, Communications Manager @ Spaceworks NYC
More than dance . . . I’ve helped re-brand companies with Communications Coordination, Social Media Marketing/Management, content creation, & video editing.
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