Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. T. Brown(Dance Educator)
Presently, I am the Orange High School Dance Chair and Instructor, Cheer Coach, and the Dance Company Advisor. I am engaged in producing several writings, choreographic projects, and counseling for my professional career. I received an M.F.A. degree in Dance and Musical Theatre from Sarah Lawrence College and a B.F.A. degree in Dance and Children’s Theatre from Howard University. I specialize in Jazz, Lyrical, Folk Traditional, Musical Theatre, and Modern style of movement forms found in the Afro-Caribbean, Brazilian, Peruvian, European and Asian Diaspora. I am a certified Reiki Master Teacher, Barre Method Instructor, Zumba Instructor, Zumba-Step Instructor, Spinning Master Instructor, as well as kickboxing, and personal training certified instruction. A resident of The Netherlands for two years, I am fluent in three languages. I taught dance technique, dance history, developed a Catholic School’s curriculum in General Science and wrote the High School's Dance Curriculum for the Orange Public School Township in the state of New Jersey, recruited, and mentored aspiring young performing artists in the public school system, universities, colleges, and private art institutions in New York City, New Jersey, and North Carolina for over fifteen years. I received a total of 9 Rising Star Award Nominations for OHS's Spring Musical Production, Once on This Island, 2009 in Choreography. The OHS Cheer Squad under my leadership brought home The Most Spirited Award 2015, Cheer For The Cure Competion.I performed as a professional dancer with The Peru Negro Dance Ensemble, Phyllis Rose Dance Company, The Fuschia Dance Company, 21 Cap Theater, Ensemble Studio Theater, Howard Players, Kelcie Collie’s Children Theatre, Outreach Artists, BAM, St. Joseph’s Theatre, The Durham Art’s Council, The Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble, Carolina Theatre, CAF’s Art’s Festival, and other Off-Broadway venues. I am a member of the NDEO(National Dance Educators Organization), and the legacy of the Nu Delta Alpha National Dance Honor Society. I am a member of the Danspace Project, The Ailey Extension Adult weekend classes, and The Carolyn Dorfman Summer Dance Intensive. I have, also, appeared as an actress, and dancer in several musicals, television showcases, videos and films.
Have A Great Summer!!! Every Dancer, please take a dance class this SUMMER, ANYWHERE... Enjoy your Summer, Dancers!
MS. T. BROWN