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Forces of Nature Dance Theatre

Thea Grier

Thea Grier- a Brooklyn, New York native, is an alumni of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High school for Music & Art and the Performing Arts, and Rutgers University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, and Masters in Education (Ed.M), PK-12 Teacher Certification. Thea has worked under the tutelage of well-renowned artists and educators whom she credits for the artistic growth that has manifested throughout her dance journey. She has studied at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, and performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Apollo Theatre, and the New Jersey State Prudential Arena and Performing Arts Center, amongst others. Nested in a spirit of stewardship toward agendas which service endeavors of dance performance and other related educational and social outreach, she has worked with extensions of the American Ballet Theatre©, Ballet Hispánico, and the Dance and Parkinson’s Program sponsored in partnership with the New Jersey Parkinson’s Disease Information and Referral Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. Derived from her identity as dance artist first, Thea currently serves as a Dance Educator with the New York City Department of Education.
Thea Grier
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