Originally from Boston, Ms. Shakur has choreographed, performed, and produced dance in venues throughout Los Angeles, New York City, and Boston. Ms. Shakur has a Master of Arts Degree in Dance Education. She is a certificated teacher and a member of the National Dance Education Organization. She enjoys teaching various styles and levels of dance to students of all ages. Ms. Shakur is also a member of SAG, AFTRA, and AEA.
This Modern Dance is the signature piece of the Dance Company of the Academy of Dance and Choreography. “Awakenings” is performed by 2 - 4 dancers. The dance is a reflective piece that explores the literal and spiritual concepts of awakening. Modern dance technique is combined with improvised movement phrases to give each dancer his/her unique character and expression on the personal journey of awakening. Dancers: Bianca and Steven Video Link to "Awakenings"