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TBADC Family
Meet the mentors behind the mission

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SHONICA GOODEN

Executive Artistic Director

Education : Point Park University (B.F.A. in Dance)

Professional Credits: Hamilton: An American Musical (Broadway), CATS (Broadway Revival; Rumpleteazer ),Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Broadway), Matilda The Musical (National Tour), Bring It On: The Musical (Broadway and National Tour)

TV/Film: Fossé Verdon, Manifest, Ted 2 and The First Purge. 

JAMAL KAMAU WHITE

CEO of Creative Strategy and Community Engagement
(Founding Member)

Education:

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance M.F.A

Southern Methodist University B.F.A. in Dance

Professional Credits:

 

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Dance at Marymount Manhattan College

Artistic Fellow at BODYTRAFFIC 

Rasta Thomas' Rock the Ballet, Missouri Ballet Theater, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Alvin Ailey II, BODYTRAFFIC


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ANNOSHA BIGGINS

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
 

Education:

Kennesaw State University 

Professional Credits:

 

Jacob’s Pillow Dunham Legacy Fellow

TBADC Ambassador 2023

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Founding Members

AMBER JACKSON


Founding Member

Education: Point Park University; Alonzo King Lines Ballet

Professional Credits:
Hamilton: An American Musical,
Wicked (Broadway),
Rasta Thomas, Rock The Ballet


Tv/Film: So You Think You Can Dance, Netflix’s Soundtrack, The Late Show, James Corden, The Talk, and Nashville

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TERRANCE MARTIN 


Founding Member

Education: University Of The Arts (B.F.A. in Dance)

Professional Credits: Zorro The International China Tour, Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Sebastian),My Fair Lady, Mama Mia, Footloose, Wonderful Life, West Side Story, Disney’s Beauty And The Beast, In The Heights

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WENDELL GRAY


Founding Member

Education: University Of The Arts (B.F.A. in Dance)

Professional Credits: collaborative works with Pavel Zustiak, Jonah Bokaer, Helen Simoneau, I-Ling Liu, Christal Brown, Esther Baker-Tarpaga, and J Bouey


Choreography Credits: University of the Arts, Pennsylvania Ballet II + Philadanco II, and Periapsis Music and Dance.

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BRIANNE SELLARS
Founding Member

Education: Point Park University

(B.F.A. in Dance)

Professional Credits: Live Stage performance for Jackie Nese; peformed works by: Peter Chu, Kyle Abraham, Garfield Lemonius


Tv/Film: Step Up HighWater-Youtube Red

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TAKIA HOPSON
Founding Member

Education:  Southern Methodist University

  (B.F.A. in Dance; B.A. in  Journalism)

Professional Credits:


TV/Film: Earthgang's "Up" Music Video , Lead Dancer in A-Lex ft. Musiq Soulchild music video "Goals", Featured Dancer in Step Up: High Water


Choreography Credits: Ballet Dallas

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DANIELLE SWATZIE
Founding Member

Education:  Southern Methodist University

  (B.F.A. in Dance; B.A. in  Journalism)

Professional Credits:


TV/Film: Earthgang's "Up" Music Video , Lead Dancer in A-Lex ft. Musiq Soulchild music video "Goals", Featured Dancer in Step Up: High Water


Choreography Credits: Ballet Dallas

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VINSON FRALEY
Founding Member

Education:  Southern Methodist University

  (B.F.A. in Dance; B.A. in  Journalism)

Professional Credits:


TV/Film: Earthgang's "Up" Music Video , Lead Dancer in A-Lex ft. Musiq Soulchild music video "Goals", Featured Dancer in Step Up: High Water


Choreography Credits: Ballet Dallas

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