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TAMARA JONES

Tamara Jones Bio 

             Tamara Jones is a dancer and choreographer in New York. She has been a member of several different dance companies. To name a few, her longest dance career has been with Harambee Dance Company and Umoja Dance Company.  Throughout her dance career, Tamara has had the opportunity to perform on many stages and venues.  Those stages include Symphony Space, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), for Essence Magazine Events, Summer Stage, the International African Arts Street Festival, New Jersey Performing Arts Center NJPAC, and Broadway Dance Center’s Tribute to Savion Glover 2005. Tamara Jones also choreographed Jona Briddle, “The Jonah Show,Tribute to hip hop pioneer and Brickhouse Studios Founder Kelly Peters at AlvinAiley Citigroup Theatre. This class incorporated African Dance for his travel team the “Boss Kids.” Yearly, as a part of Nabisco’s (Mondelez Incorporated), Tamara teaches an Afrobeats and African class to employees as celebration for Kwanzaa and the holidays. Lastly, Ms. Jones has performed for the Late Rita Owens, Dana Owens (Queen Latifah’s) mother home going service which was an honor in March 2018.

            Tamara Jones has also explored a career in acting as she was a dancer in the Indi Film “The Magnificent Cooley T,” starring Jackie Long and Tiearra Marie released Spring 2016 produced by Steven Leeds. She was also in “A Meyers Christmas,” Movie produced by Will Packer and directed by David E. Talbert (2017) as a praise worshipper in the church scene. 
             Ms. Jones spreads her passion for dance as she currently teaches West African, Tap and Hip Hop to ages 6 and up. Presently she is a Sub African dance teacher at Broadway Dance Center, teaches Afrobeats at Ripley Grier Studio and currently teaches at Grammy Award Winning Artist Chrisette Michelle’s New Dance Studio teaching Afrobeats, African and Tap. Monthly, Tamara teaches Afrobeats at Reebok in Union Square, NY, sponsored by Reebok and spreads her passion for dance in the tri state area and also in Atlanta.

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