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 and Hip-Hop Dance

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Jazz/Hip-Hop Dance Level 1 (ages 6-8)

September 19 - June 12
Mondays 4:30PM - 5:15PM
Spring registration opens: Jan. 9, 2017
Spring Semester: Jan. 23 - June 12, 2017
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Jazz/Hip-Hop Dance Level 1 (ages 8-10)

September 16 - June 9
Fridays 4:00PM - 4:45PM
Spring registration opens: Jan. 9, 2017
Spring Semester: Jan. 23 - June 12, 2017
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Jazz/Hip-Hop Dance Level 2 (ages 7-9)

September 19 - June 12
Mondays 5:15PM - 6:00PM
Spring registration opens: Jan. 9, 2017
Spring Semester: Jan. 23 - June 12, 2017
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Jazz/Hip-Hop Dance Level 2 (ages 9-12)

September 16 - June 9
Fridays 4:45PM - 5:30PM
Spring registration opens: Jan. 9, 2017
Spring Semester: Jan. 23 - June 12, 2017
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Beginning Teen Jazz/Hip-Hop Dance (ages 13-18)

September 16 - June 9
Fridays 5:30PM - 6:30PM
Spring registration opens: Jan. 9, 2017
Spring Semester: Jan. 23 - June 12, 2017
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Advanced Teen Jazz Dance (ages 13-18)

September 19 - June 12
Mondays 6:15PM - 7:30PM
Spring registration opens: Jan. 9, 2017
Spring Semester: Jan. 23 - June 12, 2017
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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