Dionna PridGeon's picture

Artistic Director, Choreographer, Teacher

New York, NY 11372
United States

Bio

i move. I educate. I create.

Creator of moveDIPR
Artistic Director of DIPR...the company
www.difned.net
www.movedipr.org

Originally from Chicago
Los Angeles for 3 years
RESIDING IN NEW YORK (2 years +)

CURRENTLY TEACHING @ THE AILEY EXTENSION & STEPS ON BROADWAY
+ Open moveDIPR class on Sunday Evenings
On Guest Faculty at Broadway Dance Center - Check Daily Schedules for Updates!
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Community growth is my passion.
Improv is my therapy.
Teaching is my purpose.
DancING is my talent.
Mentoring is my know-how.
Movement is my exploration.
ART is my VOICE.

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Industrials Col 1 Industrials Col 2 Industrials Col 3
The Three SleuthsChosen DancerLas Vegas, NV
Choreography Col 1 Choreography Col 2 Choreography Col 3
Love on the Rocks Dance FilmThe Cutting RoomLos Angeles
Choroegrapher's CarnivalAvalon/Joe's BarLos Angeles/Chicago
Joffery Summer Intensive '12The Symphony SpaceNew York
Commonality Dance CompanyGuest ChoreographerLos Angeles
Club ElevenPosersLos Angeles
Point Park UniversityPittsburgh ConnectionsPittsburgh
Joffrey Ballet Trainee ProgramTAOLFChicago
Pillow Project Dance Companyvarious showsvarious works
Peridance Winter ShowcaseSalvatorie Capezio TheatreNew York
LONE by Dionna PridGeonHubbard Street Dance CenterChicago
DUETS by Chicago Dance CrashAnthenaeum TheatreChicago
Chicago INASIDE DanceAnthenaeum TheatreChicago
Joffrey Summer Intensive 2014Symphony SpaceNew York
Teaching Col 1 Teaching Col 2 Teaching Col 3
The Ailey ExtensionContemporary/Street Jazz/Hip HopNew York
Broadway Dance CenterContemporary/Jazz/Hip HopNew York
Debbie Reynolds Dance StudioJazz Funk/Contemp/Jazz/Hip Hop/StretchLos Angeles
The Joffrey Ballet SchoolContemporary/JazzNew York
Don't Forget to Dance WkspHip Hop/Jazz FunkStravanger, Norway
Edge Performing Arts CenterCurrently SubbingLos Angeles
Hubbard Street Dance Center/Lou Conte DSTeaching ArtistChicago
LA Dance Dreamvarious stylesLos Angeles
Joffrey Ballet Chicago Academy of DanceModern/Contemporary/Jazz/Hip HopChicago
Dance Works ChicagoGuest ArtistChicago
Gus Giordano Dance SchoolGuest ArtistChicago
Visceral Dance CenterContemporary/Hip HopChicago
Origins Dance AcademyContemporary Jazz/Hip HopIndiana
Joel Hall Dance CenterJazz/Hip Hop SubChicago
Chicago Multicultural Dance CenterModernChicago
Urban Jamm ConventionTeaching AssistantChicago
National Cheer and Dance AssociationWorkshopsIllinois
Chi-Arts High SchoolGuest FacultyChicago
Movement LifestyleGuest ArtistLos Angeles
Peridance Capezio CenterContemporary/Hip Hop SubNew York
Steps on BroadwayStreet/Jazz/ContemporaryNew York
Pulse on Tour - Atlantic CityContemporary Master ClassNew Jersey
Stage Col 1 Stage Col 2 Stage Col 3
Choreographer's CarnivalVarious ArtistsLos Angeles
VitalityLiana Blackburn (Director)Los Angeles, CA
The Federal BarTony Czar (Choreographer)Los Angeles, CA
Benefit for Japan '11DancerLos Angeles, CA
Dance for Japan '10The Musician's InstituteLos Angeles, CA
Monsters of Hip Hop - The Show '09Selected ArtistLos Angeles, CA
Chicago SinfoniettaDancerChicago Orchestra Hall
Jessie Malay ShowcaseDance Jam Contest WinnerOrlando, FL
Kid SisterBack-Up DancerPalm Springs, CA
B96 Summer Bash '08Back-up dancerChicago, IL
Black NativityPrincipal DancerChicago Goodman Theatre
Water Bomb 2013PerformerLos Angeles
Training Col 1 Training Col 2 Training Col 3
Edge Performing Arts CenterLos Angelesvarious styles
Debbie Reynolds Dance StudioLos AngelesHip Hop/Jazz Funk
Point Park UniversityPittsburghB.A. in Dance
Barat CollegeLake Forest, ILDance Major
Lou Conte Dance StudioChicagojazz/hip/hop/ballet/modern
Deeply Rooted ProductionsChicagomodern,Horton,african,ballet
American Dance FestivalNorth Carolinavarious styles
Ballroom Dance ChicagoChicagoIntern
Movement LifestyleLos AngelesHip Hop/Jazz Funk
Other Col 1 Other Col 2 Other Col 3
Dance PlugFacultyLos Angeles, CA
World of Dance '11Guest JudgeChicago, IL
Kevin Maher - ChoreographerPersonal AssistantLos Angeles, CA
Debbie Allen Dance AcademyInternLos Angeles, CA
Britney Spears Circus TourHair StylistChicago, IL
Monsters of ContemporaryScholarship recipientChicago, IL
Mia Michaels WorkshopScholarship recipientNaperville, IL
Millennium Dance Complexscholarship recipientChicago, IL
Dance Spirit MagazineFuture Star AwardOrlando, FL
The Pulse on TourProtege AwardChicago, IL
Monsters of Hip Hoptour finalistvarious citites
Young Lions WorkshopDebbie Reynolds ScholarshipChicago, IL
Skills Col 1 Skills Col 2 Skills Col 3
organizingschedulingdirecting
inventivemult-itaskingcooking
braiding hairworking with kidsdance improv

Stats

Gender 
Female
Ethnic Appearance 1 
African
Hair Color 
Blonde
Hair Length 
Short
Eye Color 
Brown
Height 
5'3