School Faculty

Kenna Morris Garcia

Kenna Morris Garcia has had a performing and teaching career that has taken her all over the world. After graduating from the Youth Performing Arts School (Louisville, KY), she attended the University of Oklahoma where she studied modern dance and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. Kenna continued her dance training in New York after being accepted to The Ailey School. Her diverse training in modern, street jazz, musical theater, ballet, tap, and Fosse has allowed her to have a long and diverse performing career. She has performed with recording artists such as Missy Elliott, Pharrell, Diddy, and Ludacris. Her film/television credits include Saturday Night Live, MTV Video Music Awards, America’s Got Talent, and the feature film Idlewild. Kenna has also performed in various national tours, Off-Broadway, and regional theater productions including the 1st national tour of Memphis (Dance Captain/Swing), The Wiz (City Center Encores), and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular as a Radio City Rockette. As an instructor, Kenna has taught various forms of dance in studios and communities across the world for over 15 years. She was the assistant choreographer for the national tour of Memphis, choreographed regional musical theater productions, and worked with such choreographers as Sergio Trujillo, Andy Blankenbuehler, and Hinton Battle.

Youth Classes

Children and Teen Program (Ages 4-18)

Jazz Dance

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Jazz Level 1 (ages 8-10)

September 18 - June 11
Tuesdays 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Fall Registration: Aug. 21 (Priority Registration Aug. 14)

Fall Semester: Sept.12 - Jan 19, 2019

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Jazz Level 1 (ages 10 -12)

September 18 - June 11
Saturdays 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Fall Registration: Aug. 21 (Priority Registration Aug. 14)

Fall Semester: Sept.12 - Jan 19, 2019

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Jazz Level 3/4 (ages 10 -14)

September 12 - June 5
Wednesdays 4:15PM - 5:30PM

Fall Registration: Aug. 21 (Priority Registration Aug. 14)

Fall Semester: Sept.12 - Jan 19, 2019

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Beg. Teen Jazz (ages 13-18)

September 12 - June 5
Wednesdays 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Fall Registration: Aug. 21 (Priority Registration Aug. 14)

Fall Semester: Sept.12 - Jan 19, 2019

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Int./Adv. Teen Jazz/Jazz 5 (ages 13-18)

September 17 - June 10
Mondays 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Fall Registration: Aug. 21 (Priority Registration Aug. 14)

Fall Semester: Sept.12 - Jan 19, 2019

The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.

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