Masterclass Series

Fall 2018 KSU Dance Company Class Guest Teacher Bios

Nicole Johnson-

Nicole Johnson, Atlanta native and a founding artist of Fly on a Wall, is thrilled to find herself a part of an organism grown from the fertile and creative grounds of the vibrant city of Atlanta. As a young artist, she trained at The Atlanta Ballet Center for Dance Education, and joined the Atlanta Ballet in 2006. She has performed works by numerous choreographers, including George Balanchine, Diane Coburn Bruning, Alan Hineline, Stephen Mills, Micheal Pink, Stanton Welch, Lila York, John McFall and Lauri Stallings. In 2009 she began to explore more contemporary work with dance maker Lauri Stallings, leading to the formation of gloATL, a platform for contemporary movement language and physical gesture. While with glo, she was a part of numerous experiences created for Atlanta and beyond, from Rapt in 2009 to The Social Animal in 2013. Nicole has worked intimately with a number of artists in varied media and this has given her the understanding that all work is truly collaborative at heart. This belief led to the creation of Fly on a Wall.

Martha Goodman-

Martha Goodman's experience includes touring with dance companies internationally, teaching and coaching all levels of dancers, as well as staging and performing in ballet classics and performing in films, television, and on and off Broadway. She studied in New York with Igor Schwetzov, David Howard, Genia Melikova, Maggie Black and in Paris with Gilbert Meyer formerly of Paris Opera Ballet.

Martha has coached students to the final rounds of the International Ballet Competition and Youth America Grand Prix.  As a Southeastern Regional Ballet Association (SERBA) Award Winner, her original choreographed works Offenbach Suite and Peasant Pas de Sept were selected to represent the Southeast Region at the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, MS.

Martha has taught with Atlanta Ballet Center for Dance Education from June 1996-2017 and continues to teach master classes and summer programs as well as choreograph for companies throughout the U.S.

Harrison Long-

Harrison Long has over twenty-five years of experience as a director, actor, writer, administrator, and teacher. His professional acting career began in 1986 and includes material ranging from contemporary drama to musical comedy to Shakespeare. New York acting credits include the title role in Henry V (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), Athol Fugard’s A Lesson From Aloes (78th Street Theatre Lab) and Bloomsday On Broadway (Symphony Space). Long’s directing credits include the first site-specific production of Lee Blessing’s cold war drama, A Walk in the Woods at Serenbe Playhouse, and the NEA-sponsored Splittin’ the Raft, which toured seven Georgia communities ranging from inner-city schools to rural mountain towns. In 2015, his production of Parade commemorated the centennial of Leo Frank’s tragic death in Marietta, Georgia, the town where it occurred. Publications include The Journal of Global Initiatives, The International Journal of Arts Education and The Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement. Long is the 2013 recipient of the Kennesaw State University, Foundation Prize for Publication and the 2014 winner of KSU’s Distinguished Professor Award. He received a B.F.A. from Florida State University and an M.F.A. from Southern Methodist University. Long is a proud member of The Actor’s Equity Association.
Teaching credits include:

Marymount Manhattan College
University of Tennessee
St. John’s University
Southern Methodist University
Georgia State University
Clayton College and State University
Virginia Governor’s School of the Arts
Summer Theatre Institute at Columbia University

In addition, Professor Long was Dialogue Coach for the CBS series, Dangerous Curves

Recent publications include articles in The International Journal of Arts Education and the Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement.

Harrison is a proud member of The Actor's Equity Association.    

Julie Galle Baggenstoss-

Julie Galle Baggenstoss has performed Flamenco dance across the nation, and locally for clients including the Atlanta Opera, Georgia State University’s School of Music, and The Latin American Association. She is part of the dance faculty of Emory University, where she teaches Flamenco improvisation, choreography, and technique, as she learned from her teachers in Seville, Spain, including Angelita Vargas, Juan Paredes, Pilar Ortega, Juan del Gastor, and Ángel Atienza. She has an M.A. in Spanish and is recognized as a Flamenco scholar, contributing to the exhibition “100 Years of Flamenco in New York”, as well as the forthcoming anthology, Spaniards, Natives, Africans, and Roma: Transatlantic Malagueñas and Zapateados in Music, Song, and Dance, and lecturing on African, Latin American, and Gypsy influences in Flamenco. Julie is the only Flamenco artist in Georgia vetted by the Georgia Council for the Arts, the Fulton County Teaching Museum, and Young Audiences Woodruff Arts Center. Julie produces Flamenco performances and educational seminars nationwide, involving Spanish Flamenco artists in residence in the United States of America via her company Berdolé, as well as the non-profit A Través, which focuses on projects that connect Spanish artists and students of Georgia schools.

Sarah Hillmer-

An Atlanta native, Sarah Hillmer began her professional career with Atlanta Ballet dancing principal roles in the classics and originating roles in a variety of contemporary works. In her time as a performing artist Sarah was also a founding member of glo, and she performed with Staibdance. Sarah is currently a Ballet Mistress at Atlanta Ballet where she has had the privilege of collaborating with choreographers at every level of the creation process: assisting in the building of full-length ballets by Twyla Tharp and Helen Pickett; re-staging repertory works by Ohad Naharin and John McFall; and assisting in the staging of works by Jiří Kylián, Wayne McGregor and Gustavo Ramírez Sansano. Sarah has restaged choreographers’ works at Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet, Smuin Ballet, New York Theatre Ballet, and UNCSA, and has assisted Helen Pickett on recent creations for Pennsylvania Ballet and Scottish Ballet. Sarah has been commissioned to create her own works for Wabi Sabi, Backside of the Tent Productions and Emory Dance Company. Sarah recently formed ImmerseATL, a contemporary dance training environment in Atlanta, who’s aim is to cultivate creators and shape leaders. immerseatl.com

Paul Stevens-

A native of Atlanta, Paul Stevens obtained a music performance degree in 2012 from the University of Georgia where he studied percussion with Timothy Adams, former principal timpanist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Although solidly grounded in classical music, Paul remains versatile, moving fluidly between jazz, rock, electronic, and experimental contemporary styles. He maintains a busy schedule as a freelance musician, composer, and educator, playing anything from vibraphone to musical saw. Paul has given concerts throughout the United States, Europe, and South America, including world premiers at the 2011 and the 2012 soundSCAPE Composition & Performance Festival in Maccagno, Italy, the 2015 South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, and the 2015 Sō Percussion Summer Institute at Princeton University. Current projects include the Albany Symphony Orchestra, corporate keynote ROC Ensemble, and electro-pop duo Moloq. As a composer, Paul’s works have been performed in Spain, Israel, and throughout the United States.

Stacey Slichter-

Stacey Slichter began training in Miami, Florida under the direction of Lynne Dresson, Gloria Gaither and Victoria Leigh. She spent her summers training at The Houston Ballet Academy. After attending and graduating from The Harid Conservatory, Stacey joined The Sarasota Ballet of Florida as a company member. She has also danced professionally with Ballet Eddy Toussaint USA, Ballet Memphis, and Atlanta Ballet, in addition to performing with The Sarasota Opera.

Jon Carr-

Jon Carr is an artist, choreographer and teacher working in Atlanta.

Jon’s work is predominately based on the human experience. With a vibrant interest in exploring each body’s unique gifts, his work can be both relatable and curious.
Jon has created three shows in Atlanta. In Summer of 2016, “Mutual Core,” was received by audiences with open arms and open hearts. Given the success of “Mutual Core,” Jon went on to produce “Bouquet” in the fall of 2017. “Bouquet” is weekend event that gives choreographers, from around the U.S., a space to create without any financial or conceptual limitations. In the Summer of 2018, Jon created his 2nd full length show “Union”. “Union” was a fully immersive creation for audience members with theatre-in-the-round seating. The creation was inspired by three words: love, beauty and equality. "UNION" was and is a call for love and peace in a time when we often fail to recognize the humanity that connects us all.
Jon has collaborated with multiple dance company’s in the Atlanta area as well as the southeast. He is continually looking for opportunities to create with all artist and dancers. If you would like to know more about Jon, visit www.joncarrjoncarr.com

Carson Hobbs-

BROADWAY: WICKED (Witch’s Mother). LA/CHICAGO: WICKED. NEW YORK: NYMT, Gypsy of the Year (Neil Simon Theatre), Nothing Like a Dame (Minskoff), Easter Bonnet (Gershwin), and Elton John’s Down the Yellow Brick Road Benefit Concert (director Andy Blankenbeuhler). REGIONAL: Nights on Broadway (chor Andy Blankenbeuhler), A Chorus Line (Cassie, Kristine), Footloose, The Full Monty (Vicki), 42nd Street, Anything Goes, Crazy For You. Directing/choreography credits: Spring Awakening, The Full Monty, The Drowsy Chaperone. TV/Commercial: One Life to Live, The Today Show, ESPN, Toys R Us, Bell South, Mastercard, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Inside Edition, and Dance Spirit Magazine. Teaching: Broadway Dance Center, Dallas Ballet Center, StageCoach (LA), N’House Productions, Dreams of Wilmington, Orbit Arts Academy, and several in Southeast. B.A. in Fine Arts from New York City’s New School University, after 3 years at the University of Georgia and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (CAP-21). She lives in Atlanta with her husband and three children.

A.J. Paug-

AJ Paug is from Acworth, GA where he started his training in dance and theatre at Woodland High School for the performing arts. He continued his formal dance and choreography training at Kennesaw State University under the direction of Ivan Pulinkala. AJ has been choreographing and teaching for 14 years all around Georgia and is in high demand for his creativity and unique use of fusing both genres of contemporary and hip-hop dance. AJ is Co-Artistic Director of Gotta Dance Contemporary and has helped produce their last 6 shows with the 5th show being “Dreamscape”, a collaborative effort by GDC and Zephyr Instrumental to create an original show, with original scores of music, original dance choreography, original Aerial and Harness choreography. AJ is signed with Xcel Talent and is working as a professional dancer/choreographer in Atlanta. You can see his latest work as choreographer on the new Netflix series coming soon titled “The Haunting of Hill House.” AJ has worked with multiple production companies in Georgia as director, producer, editor, writer, and camera op. With the launch of Dance Informa’s Interview Series in 2018 AJ is currently Producer for Dance Informa’s Atlanta Chapter with director Allison Gupton.


 Spring 2018 KSU Dance Company Class Guest Teacher Bios

Rosemary Miles-

Rosemary Miles (Ballet Mistress) is in her 18th season with Atlanta Ballet. One of eight children of an English brigadier general, Rosemary Miles trained at Elmhurst and the Royal Ballet School in England, during which time she successfully passed all Royal Academy and Cecchetti examinations. Throughout her professional career, rosemary danced with the Royal Ballet, the National Ballet of Canada, and the London Festival Ballet. In America, she performed with the educational division of the New York City Ballet and as a soloist with the National Ballet of Washington, Chicago Ballet, and Houston Ballet. Upon retiring as a dancer, Rosemary has enjoyed being a principal teacher at the Houston Ballet Academy; a guest teacher throughout the United States, England, and the Far East; artistic director of the Lexington Ballet; and a member of John McFall’s artistic team for 18 years. Rosemary is the proud aunt of 22 nieces and nephews and 28 grandnieces and nephews. Rose thanks the dancers of Atlanta Ballet for being such an inspiration and Dr. Thomas Bradbury for letting her run with life again.

Allison Gupton-

Allison Gupton, a native of Powder Springs, Georgia, graduated with honors from Pebblebrook High School, the Cobb County Center for Excellence in Performing Arts. Following high school, Ms. Gupton graduated with honors from the University of Alabama earning a  B.A. degree in Dance and Public Relations. At Alabama, she performed in and choreographed for several dance concerts and musicals. Her professional and local choreography credits include: Little Women, Little Shop of Horrors, Hairspray, and Spring Awakening at Fabrefaction Theatre Company, and The 25th Annual...Spelling Bee, Godspell, Pippin, andYou’re a Good Man Charlie Brown at Cartersville High School. In 2013, Allison had the honor of working with Dakota Fanning, Kevin Kline, Bryan Batt, and Susan Sarandon as choreographer for the movie The Last of Robin Hood.  She has appeared on various TV shows, including The Vampire Diaries and Drop Dead Diva. Ms. Gupton is a part of the Dance Informa Magazine team as Administration Manager/Journalist and was the resident choreographer for the CW Network show The Originals before the show wrapped. Ms. Guptonis a master dance instructor and choreographer at several studios in and around Atlanta.Allison loves being in the classroom, molding young lives, and watching the art of dance grow and evolve in our world today. Roll Tide! @allisongupton

Stacey Slichter-

Stacey Slichter began training in Miami, Florida under the direction of Lynne Dresson, Gloria Gaither and Victoria Leigh. She spent her summers training at The Houston Ballet Academy. After attending and graduating from The Harid Conservatory, Stacey joined The Sarasota Ballet of Florida as a company member. She has also danced professionally with Ballet Eddy Toussaint USA, Ballet Memphis, and Atlanta Ballet, in addition to performing with The Sarasota Opera.

Sarah Hillmer-

Sarah Hillmer, an Atlanta native, began her professional career with Atlanta Ballet, where she performed both classical and contemporary works. She danced principal roles in classics such as Giselle, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake and originated roles in a variety of contemporary works. Sarah’s desire to further explore contemporary movement led her to become a founding member of glo, where she performed the original works of Lauri Stallings in both Atlanta and New York. Sarah’s love of coaching brought her back to Atlanta Ballet, where she is currently a ballet mistress. In this role, she has had the privilege of collaborating with choreographers at every level of the creation process: assisting in the building of full-length ballets by Twyla Tharp and Helen Pickett; re-staging repertory works by Ohad Naharin and John McFall; and assisting in the staging of works by Jiří Kylián, Wayne McGregor and Gustavo Ramírez Sansano. Sarah has restaged choreographers’ works at Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet, Smuin Ballet, New York Theatre Ballet, and UNCSA. Sarah has also been commissioned to create her own works for Wabi Sabi, Backside of the Tent Productions and Emory Dance Company. Sarah recently formed ImmerseATL, a contemporary dance training environment in Atlanta, who’s aim is to cultivate creators and shape leaders, pouring into the arts world people that are vibrant and wholly engaged. immerseatl.com

Paul Stevens-

A native of Atlanta, Paul Stevens obtained a music performance degree in 2012 from the University of Georgia where he studied percussion with Timothy Adams, former principal timpanist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Although solidly grounded in classical music, Paul remains versatile, moving fluidly between jazz, rock, electronic, and experimental contemporary styles. He maintains a busy schedule as a freelance musician, composer, and educator, playing anything from vibraphone to musical saw. Paul has given concerts throughout the United States, Europe, and South America, including world premiers at the 2011 and the 2012 soundSCAPE Composition & Performance Festival in Maccagno, Italy, the 2015 South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, and the 2015 Sō Percussion Summer Institute at Princeton University. Current projects include the Albany Symphony Orchestra, corporate keynote ROC Ensemble, and electro-pop duo Moloq. As a composer, Paul’s works have been performed in Spain, Israel, and throughout the United States.

AJ Paug-

AJ Paug started his dance teaching career at the age of 16 at Great Gig Dance Co. as a hip-hop intstructor. Within five years with Great Gig Dance Co. At the age of 19 AJ attended Kenessaw State University as a dance major for three years where he learned valuable pedigogy skills and granted performance opportunities.

Since leaving the school AJ has been invited to teach contemporary and hip-hop master classes at their annual KSU Dance Festival and to the dance company. At the age of 25 AJ started branching out teaching at numerous dance studios in Georgia such as Dan&Co. Studios, North Atlanta Dance Academy, etc. Now at the age of 29 he is signed with Xcel Talent agency dancing as a professional dancer in Atlanta and working annually at studios teaching classes ranging in levels in contemporary, choreography, and hip-hop all around the state of Georgia.

AJ is also Co-Artistic Director of Gotta Dance Contemporary, which is a professional dance company that provides performance and teaching opportunities to professional dancers in the Atlanta. He has been with the company for five years and was granted the position after two years with GDC. In total AJ has been teaching dance for thirteen years and hopes to expand his career even further with new skills that will merit future teaching opportunities.

 Dr. Scott Ragsdale-

Dr. Scott Ragsdale has over 40 years of combined experience as a professional musician, educator, college professor of psychology, and acclaimed workshop presenter, Dr. Ragsdale uniquely combines standard psychotherapy with energy healing techniques based on Reiki and Qigong principles. Throughout the last two decades, Dr. Ragsdale has expanded his passion for and research of the breath to develop a path to overall wellness.


 Fall 2017 KSU Dance Company Class Guest Teacher Bios

Lloyd E. Whitmore-

Lloyd Whitmore, a native of Philadelphia Penna., began his dance career at age 20. Since then he has spent 30 years in dance as a teacher and choreographer. Trained in the Lester Horton and Martha Graham techniques, Mr. Whitmore has performed all over the world with companies such as Philadanco, The New Orleans Opera, and the DC Contemporary Dance Theater. From 1991 – 1993, Mr. Whitmore served as Artistic Director of his own modern dance company, the New World Dance Company of Washington, DC. Mr. Whitmore was the first male recipient of a scholarship to the Craft of Choreography Conference from the North East Regional Ballet Association in 1983. He was also a scholarship student at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. He has received fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has served on the faculties of City College of NY, The Washington Ballet, American University, Howard University and the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. He presently resides in Atlanta, GA and serves on the faculties of The Governors School of the Arts and Humanities (SC) and the Atlanta Ballet (GA).

Mr. Whitmore also freelances throughout the country teaching Master Classes and choreographing for various performing arts schools, colleges, universities and regional dance companies. He is the owner of LEW Design, a Graphic Design Agency.

Sharon Story-

Sharon Story is currently in her 21st season with Atlanta Ballet. She joined Atlanta Ballet after a professional dance career that spanned more than 20 years, including tenures with Joffrey Ballet, the School of American Ballet, New York City Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, and ten years with Boston Ballet. In 1996, in addition to her role as ballet mistress, John McFall’s vision and mentorship brought Sharon to her current position as dean of the Centre for Dance Education, which has rapidly grown to one of the largest dance schools in the nation. The Centre for Dance Education is nationally recognized for great accomplishments in its programs and community initiatives. Under Sharon’s direction, the Centre achieved accreditation with National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD). Sharon is a member of the Board of Directors for NASD and is delighted to serve on many community and national boards. Sharon received the 2015 "Women Making a Mark" award from Atlanta Magazine. She is committed to providing a noncompetitive atmosphere and access to dance education that is shaped by the community needs, is innovative, and inspires the commitment and excellence that are the trademarks of Atlanta Ballet.

She is very proud of the dancers who have studied at the Centre for Dance Education and continue to share their experiences onstage in the Atlanta Ballet company and around the globe. She thanks her family for all their love and support during her career.

AJ Paug-

AJ Paug started his dance teaching career at the age of 16 at Great Gig Dance Co. as a hip-hop intstructor. Within five years with Great Gig Dance Co. At the age of 19 AJ attended Kenessaw State University as a dance major for three years where he learned valuable pedigogy skills and granted performance opportunities.

Since leaving the school AJ has been invited to teach contemporary and hip-hop master classes at their annual KSU Dance Festival and to the dance company. At the age of 25 AJ started branching out teaching at numerous dance studios in Georgia such as Dan&Co. Studios, North Atlanta Dance Academy, etc. Now at the age of 29 he is signed with Xcel Talent agency dancing as a professional dancer in Atlanta and working annually at studios teaching classes ranging in levels in contemporary, choreography, and hip-hop all around the state of Georgia.

AJ is also Co-Artistic Director of Gotta Dance Contemporary, which is a professional dance company that provides performance and teaching opportunities to professional dancers in the Atlanta. He has been with the company for five years and was granted the position after two years with GDC. In total AJ has been teaching dance for thirteen years and hopes to expand his career even further with new skills that will merit future teaching opportunities.

Stacey Slichter-

Stacey Slichter began training in Miami, Florida under the direction of Lynne Dresson, Gloria Gaither and Victoria Leigh. She spent her summers training at The Houston Ballet Academy. After attending and graduating from The Harid Conservatory, Stacey joined The Sarasota Ballet of Florida as a company member. She has also danced professionally with Ballet Eddy Toussaint USA, Ballet Memphis, and Atlanta Ballet, in addition to performing with The Sarasota Opera.

Toni Jenkins-

Toni Doctor Jenkins, an Atlanta native began her professional career with the Atlanta Ballet. During her tenure with the company, she performed many soloist and principal roles in ballets such as The Nutcracker, Carmen, The Sleeping Beauty, Dracula and Hamlet. She also graduated summa cum laude from Georgia State University with a degree in sociology. In 2007, she left the company to join the cast of one of Broadway's most successful touring productions: The Lion King. Upon her return to Atlanta, she was also fortunate to be a founding dancer of Lauri Stalling's visionary contemporary platform gloATL. Shortly thereafter, she also discovered a passion for teaching. She is also a wife and a proud mother of two beautiful sons. She feels very privileged to be educating the next generation of aspiring dancers.

Julie Galle Baggenstoss-

Flamenco dancer Julie Galle Baggenstoss has performed Flamenco from the Southeast to New York City, including in projects in her home state of Georgia, where she has worked for the Atlanta Opera, Georgia State University’s School of Music, and The Latin American Association. She is a member of Emory University’s Dance Program, teaching Flamenco as part of the university curriculum. Julie’s dance style reflects decades of continuing education with Spanish Flamenco artists, including Angelita Vargas, Juan del Gastor, Manuela Reyes, Pilar Ortega, Manuel Liñán, Antonio Granjero, and Juan Paredes. Off stage, Julie produces Flamenco performances and educational seminars involving Spanish Flamenco artists in residence in the United States of America via her company Berdolé and the non-profit A Través.

Julie is the co-founder of jaleolé, a grass-roots marketing organization that shaped Atlanta’s Flamenco landscape for a decade. She has an M.A. in Spanish, based on a course of scholarly investigation in mathematics, literature, and African concepts in Flamenco.

Lonnie E. Davis Jr. -

Mr. Davis received his training at the Ohio University and while on scholarship at the American Dance Festival and the Ailey School. Davis has spent the last 11years teaching jazz and modern technique at Cobb County Center for Excellence in Performing Arts (CCEPA) at Pebblebrook HS.  Currently he is on faculty at the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education and the Atlanta Dance Theatre.  Lonnie is a highly sought after guest instructor/choreographer all over the U.S. and abroad.  Some engagements include: 2017 Alabama Dance Festival, Emory University, Kennesaw State University, Melbourne Australia, Atlanta’s Dance Canvas, The Landing Dance Centre-Vancouver BC, Georgia Ballet, Gainesville Ballet, Dance ALIVE National Ballet, University Missouri KC, Brenau University, Ohio University, Project Dance NYC-ATL, Alabama State University, Ruth Mitchell Dance Theatre, Refuge Dance Company and Georgia’s Governors Honors Program.  Lonnie recently had the pleasure of creating a new work for Kansas City based-Wylliams Henry Contemporary Dance Company and The Georgia Ballet.  Lonnie also, traveled to Leeds where he was invited as a guest instructor for England’s premiere contemporary dance company-Phoenix Dance Theatre.

As a performer Lonnie has danced and trained with Dayton Contemporary Dance Co, Gus Giordano Dance Chicago, Wylliams-Henry Contemporary Dance Company and Royal Caribbean Productions to name a few.  Mr. Davis has danced works by several notable choreographers including: Gus Giordano, Margo Sappington, James Truitte, Rod Rodgers; Kevin Iega Jeff, Sean Curran, Talley Beatty, Leni Wylliams and Lester Horton.

Mr Davis recently returned to the stage in a reconstruction (from labanotation) of the Lester Horton classic modern duet “The Beloved”.  Summer 2017 he completed a two-week intensive Horton Pedagogy teachers training at the Ailey School with Horton Master Teacher Mrs. Ana-Marie Forsythe.

His choreography was introduced to Atlanta audiences during Dance Canvas’ INTRODUCING THE NEXT GENERATION choreographers showcase. There he presented world premieres to rave reviews.

Here’s what some are saying:

“Lonnie Davis blends the technical demands of ballet with the phrasing and speed of jazz dancing, the rhythmic, articulated spine of African dance, and powerhouse spatial clarity of Lester Horton technique.”

-ArtsCriticATL
(C.Bond-Perry)

 “…Davis’ sense of invention and play, seemed to explode”

-Creative Loafing Atlanta.
(A.Andrews) 

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