Angela

Angela Sharp received her formal training from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University, Interlochen Arts Center, Dallas Black Dance Academy, Martha Graham Center for Contemporary Dance, Virginia School of the Arts, and the Conservatory of Classical Ballet. During this time she focused heavily on Graham and Horton technique, and performed in works by such notable choreographers as Martha Graham, Paul Taylor, Anne Reinking, Doris Humphrey, Donald McKayle, James Truitt, John Mead, and Luis Montero.

She has danced professionally and served as Co-Artistic Director/Resident Choreographer with phoenixdancetheatre, Curve Dance Theatre, Ground Level Dance Company, and the Sharp Collective; as well as dancing with Improria Persona, Dancers Unlimited, and New World Ballet. She has performed throughout the DFW metroplex, as well as in Austin, Las Vegas, Orlando, Michigan, Utah, New York City, and San Fransisco.

 

Her choreography has been presented at A Dallas Dance Gathering, the Dallas Morning News Dance Festival, the bridge for Dance in New York City, Uptown Performance Series in New York City, the Independent Choreographers Coalition, and The Choreographic Platform Series in New York City. She has set original modern dances on Contemporary Dance/Ft. Worth, Dancers Unlimited, and New World Ballet.

In 2006 Angela moved to Tyler to become the Ballet Director at Artistic Dance Concepts, and since then she has created five full-length Ballets, as well as numerous award-winning Pointe and modern dances.

 

 

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