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Staff Biographies

Andrea Peoples

Director, Choreographer, Instructor


Andrea Peoples is a seasoned African, Afro Cuban, and Dunham Technique dancer and choreographer. She is honored to have studied with some of the world's greatest master dancers and musicians. Her African studies were under the tutelage of Djeneba Sako, Moustapha Bangoura, and multiple others. She studied Dunham Technique under Keith Williams, Theodore Jamison and Afro Cuban dance under multiple teachers in Matanzas, Cuba as well as in the United States. Peoples is also a well-respected cultural arts organizer as well as arts consultant. She has had the honors of working with: Kreative Arts Collective as CEO, Cuba Nola as event consultant and instructor, Three Keys at the Ace, as a resident performer,  Black Dance USA as co-coordinator, University of Missouri St. Louis theater department as head choreographer, Washington University as adjunct professor of dance, Tulane University as guest dance instructor, Young Audience as teaching artist, Institute of Ashe Movement as dance director, and Dillard University as dance instructor.

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