MEET OUR STAFF

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Naomi - Assistant Director / Resident Choreographer / Performer

Naomi

Naomi is an established artist from Dallas, Texas who began her dance career at Shelly Dubois' Dance.  She has more than 14 years of experience in the field of dance ranging from ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, hip hop, and more.

 

Under the mentorship of Donna Murray, Naomi has had two years of experience as a teacher's assistant and has found her love in teaching.  After studying dance at Mahogany Theatre of Dance, Park Cities Dance, and Dance Industry, she has found her home at Apex Dance and Performing Arts and continues to grow in her artistic talent.

 

Over the past 3 years, Naomi has won numerous awards and scholarships for standing out in various dance competitions including Starquest National Dance Competition, Showbiz Dance Competition, Dupree Dance Competition, and many more.

 

Naomi believes that dance is more than a hobby, but an outlet and a voice. Through her dance experience and love for children, she is committed to ensuring a quality and enjoyable learning experience that will help your child reach their full potential!

Ms. Logan - Dance Instructor / Performer

Logan

Logan Greer, born and raised in Louisiana, began her training with Theatre School of Dance. While annually participating in ballet examinations with the Royal Academy of Dance, she continued her training outside of her home studio every summer by dancing in various summer intensives with the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City, San Francisco, and Dallas, TX.

 

Logan danced with Ad Deum II Dance Company in Houston, TX. After that, she completed the Independent study program and Scholarship program at The Ailey School of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre in NYC.

 

Currently Logan is dancing in Dallas, TX as a company member with Zion Dance Project.

Logan also takes care of our Facebook page . Apex Dance & Performing Arts. "Like" us today! 😊

Ms. Sanya - Resident Choreographer / Performer

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Sanya Oluwafemi is a recent graduate from the University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, & Performance Studies. During her 10 years studying dance, she has trained in Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Urban Styles, and West-African, amongst other genres.

 

Sanya has had the pleasure of performing all over the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia metropolitan area with choreographers such as Project ChArma and Alvin Mayes. Sanya is an alumnus of Phunktions Dance Company, Prima Dolls Dance Team, and theCoolKids, RhythymzWithin.

 

In moving to Dallas, Sanya had taken a hiatus from teaching and performing. She is elated to get back into moving, creating art, and cultivating a love for dance in the next generation. 

Ms. Gina - Dance Instructor / Choreographer / Performer

Gina

Ms. Gina has been teaching her love of dance for over twenty-five years, including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Drill Prep, Musical Theatre and Gymnastics.

 

Ms. Gina has also been a certified Teaching Artist with Dancing Classrooms North Texas for the past ten years. Upon completing extensive training, she is also certified with Dance Masters of America in Ballet, Tap and Jazz. She attends numerous dance workshops to advance her knowledge and experience including Music Works Unlimited, Dance Teacher Connection, The Pulse on Tour, and continues her studies with Dance Masters of America at the University of Buffalo in New York. Ms. Gina began training at age five at Marjorie Holzschuler Sellers Dance Arts Centre in Ohio and danced with the Ohio State Champion Drill Team, The Devilettes.

 

After moving to Dallas in 1988, she continued her love of dance and studied with the Dance Departments at both Richland College and Collin College. She was also a company member of Dance Express at Collin College.   

Hans - Dance Instructor / Choreographer/ Performer

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We are thrilled to have the dynamic training of Hans Ndam now at APEX. He wields mad skills in krump, hip hop, lyrical hip hop, contemporary, African styles, jazz, swing, and tango and he has a passion to impart these skills to young aspiring dancers. He creates a fun and exciting atmosphere in class while teaching dancers to take command of the stage and deliver awe-inspiring performances. 

Hans has many dancing and acting exploits under his belt. He has acted in films including The Sculptor, 8Days, The Works, and done commercials for Pepsi, Pizza Hut, Fan Duel Nation, and has been in music videos like Just Breath, One Love and Use Your Voice. He has danced at many local events such as Celebrate Fort Worth 2015, The Plano Dance Festival, and choreographed Problem of Pain 2014 and Boundless 2015.

Ms. Taylor - Dance Instructor/ Choreographer/ Performer

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TAY DIGGS, a native of Baltimore, MD, began her formal dance training at Carver Center for the Arts and Technology and Towson University’s Community Dance Program; leading her to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and Choreography and Certificate in Global Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has also completed training programs with the Ailey School, PhilaDanco!, and ArcDanz Mexico.

 

Post-graduation, she’s had the opportunity to dance with DBDT: Encore!, teach talented students in the DFW area, receive her barre certification, and perform works by notable artists such as Christopher Huggins, Rennie Harris, and Kate Skarpetowska.

 

Tay is excited to be continuing her journey in dance with B. MOORE DANCE and APEX!

Ms. Morgan - Resident Choreographer / Performer

Morgan Choice

Originally born in Sydney Australia, Morgan Choice is a professional dancer and choreographer.

 

Morgan Choice danced and worked professionally in Australia working and dancing with all leading choreographers such as Kelley Abbey, Marko Panzic, and Matt Lee. Morgan was the owner of the successful contemporary company Tannos and Choice which held sold out shows in prestiges theaters all over Australia. Morgan also danced and played the understudy of the lead Carmen in the hit musical Fame that tour nationally in Australia.

 

Morgan Choice has been living in L.A working professionally where she landed her first job dancing for Britney Spears on her “Piece Of Me” residency for two years. Morgan since then has worked with many leading choreographers and performed on many award shows in the US such as The Voice, BET Awards, Nickelodeon Awards, Billboard Awards and IHeart Awards. Morgan has also performed with many artists such as Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monae, Jessie J, Kendrick Lamar, and many more.

 

Morgan Is currently still working as a professional dancer, and choreographer and inspired to keep growing creativity. 

Dar'ren - Dance Instructor / Performer

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Dar'ren is an Entertainer/Dancer who has been dancing for over 14 years, his favorite style is hip-hop but he is open to learn and teach anything. He loves music and hearing new songs that make him want to get up and move. 

Dar'ren is a former Mahogany Theatre of Dance Dancer in the youth company, trained at Apex Dance and Performing Arts and was a principle Dancer/Actor in Jr Players FAME Production where he was scouted and signed by the Campbell Agency.  Dar'ren has Danced For Hexbugs Robotics, other Junior Player Productions and there is more to come!!! 

Hayden - Dance Instructor / Performer

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Hayden James McLelland, 25 years old, is currently in his third year as a working dancer. He is a Texas native from the small town of Burkburnett. His background as a performer stem from acting, dancing, and singing at TEXAS A&M - Corpus Christi where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2019.

 

His most notable dance experiences include an eight-performance run with “RENT the musical”, being a member of Zion Dance Project since 2019 and performing amongst the many talented artists in the annual International Bailando Dance Festival. Though he has been performing for several years, Hayden is only in his fifth year of dance. He considers the continuation of his dance training with ZDP to be a blessing and looks forward to what a future in dance holds.

Captivating Performance of Bag Lady Choreographed by Miss Sanya
Dancers include our own Miss Sanya, Miss Naomi, and Miss Taylor