Originally from Sugar Land, Texas, Mrs. Arrica’s early dance training began in a small church sanctuary. She continued dancing under the instruction of Caruthers Creative Centre Dance Studio (Kansas City, MO) and Banbury School of Dance (Houston, TX) in Ballet, Pointe and Jazz, and later earned competitive and choreographic honors with the Hightower High School Hi-Lites Dance Team where she gained numerous solo finalist awards and titles including Senior Miss Austin Dance Classic, Miss Ft. Bend Dance Classic and Miss Alamo Dance Classic.
Mrs. Arrica received her bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU) with dual focus in Dance and English. As a member of the SFASU Repertory Dance Company (RDC), she performed in formal and informal presentations including RDC’s annual spring concerts, and performances at the American College Dance Festival and Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention.
Mrs. Arrica enjoyed two seasons performing with Dance Unending Christian Performance Company (2009-2011), three seasons as an instructor at Studio Dance Centre (2010-2013), two seasons with Muscle Memory Dance Theatre (2013-2014), and four seasons as a cast member of the Prestonwood Baptist Church Gift of Christmas (2013-2016).
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Native of Louisiana, Ms. Dynasty discovered her love of dance very early on. Ms. Dynasty got her first taste of performing at 10 years old when she made her junior high school dance team. Eager to continue her journey in the performing arts and develop her skills and talent as a dancer, Ms. Dynasty enrolled at Northshore Academy of Dance in Covington, Louisiana. While under the instruction of Lydia King, for 4 years Ms. Dynasty flourished and began to show amazing potential as a dancer and choreographer.
While attending the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she minored in Dance, Ms. Dynasty was adamant about creating an inclusive and diverse dance space where she felt like she belonged. Ms. Dynasty, along with four of her peers, created an adjunct hip-hop dance team by the name of Infinity Dance Group (IDG), which is still flourishing almost two decades later.
Since college, Ms. Dynasty has gone on to dance, choreograph, and provide creative direction for local and mainstream artists, as well as a myriad of other projects. To date, Ms. Dynasty is focusing on continuing her journey as a dancer, instructor and choreographer, and is excited to bring her creative energy to the Studio 6a family!
Ms. T was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She began her dance training at Studio One Dance Theatre where she studied Ballet with Nicole Clark Springer, Jazz with Florence Walker Harris, Horton modern technique with Tracey Franklin, and Tap with Robyn Haynes. Ms. T also performed all over the Chicagoland area with After-School Matters Dance Ensemble.
Ms. T started her collegiate dance experience with a bang, earning the Heart of a Dancer Award as a Freshman! During her time at Stephens College, she studied Ballet with Elizabeth Hartwell and Humphrey-Weidman/Limon Modern technique with Deborah Carr. She also studied Jump Rhythm® Technique, Tap, Hip Hop, and several world dance forms such as West African, Mime, and Martial Arts. Ms. T performed in numerous mainstage productions at Stephens College that showcased faculty, guest artist, and student choreography. She had the honor to perform at the Citizen Jane Film Festival in Columbia, MO and at Links Hall in Chicago, IL. Additionally, Ms. T attended the American College Dance Festival in Chicago, IL, and in 2015, her choreography, Hold On, Charlie’s Angels, and One Last Dance, was presented at the New Works Concert in the Warehouse Theater.
After graduating with her BFA in Dance, Ms. T moved to Texas and landed a job as a Dance Instructor at Reflections Dance of McKinney for 5 years. Since then, Ms. T has added Fly High Dance and Performing Arts, Studio T Dance and Acro, Rainbow Dance Company, and Studio 6a Dance Academy to her teaching portfolio. Ms. T is also proudly a company member of North Star Dance Project and a dance ambassador for DFW Dance Photography.
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