Our instructors are fully committed to student’s development and training. They are working dance professionals who bring a wealth of industry expertise and knowledge to their classes.
TDA invites international faculties to our dance academy and they educate our students in their specialized style and also design our syllabus. The international faculties who have visited our institute are-
James. L. Huggins
James. L. Huggins was born and raised in Bronx, New York. He has been dancing for years, but began his technical training while attending Buffalo State College. With guidance from Janet Reed, Carlos R. A Jones, Joy Guarino & Leanne Rinneli he has learned Ballet, Modern, African Jazz and even a bit of Bollywood. After graduating, James has travelled to China, where he picked up varied traditional Chinese dance forms from the Director of Capital Normal University Dance Program.
Specialization: African Jazz, Modern, Contemporary & Fusion Dance.
Christopher J Tittus
Christopher J Tittus is a self taught Hip-Hop dancer of U.S.A. He began developing his skills at the age of 11 and quickly loved the craft of Hip-Hop dance. At 23, Christopher became highly skilled in Hip-Hop Choreography, Performance & Freestyle and also Dancehall & Krump. Christopher’s aim is to spread the joy of dance through his unique dance style “Raw Style Project”.
Specialization: Hip-Hop & Freestyle.
Janet Reed is a passionate trainer, performer & an award winning choreographer from New York. She is the Artistic Director of the Buffalo Inner City Ballet and an Assistant Professor of Dance at Buffalo State College.
She developed and taught ‘The History of Black Dance Movement and Black Dance Technique’ in the state University College at Buffalo, New York. In 2011, she created a certificate program in western dance technique for an NGO based in New Delhi, India.
Reed has also performed in many dance festivals throughout the world, most recently the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland for the second time as well as in Guatemala City, Paris, Amsterdam, Essen, Germany and Beijing, China.
Specialization: Ballet, Contemporary, Tap & Afro-Jazz.
Atalya Baumer is an independent choreographer and a western dance teacher from Israel. She was born in Kibbutz Haogen In Emek Hefer, Israel. She received her B.Dance (B.A in Dance) and her teaching certificate from The High Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem. After 6 years of working in the field of dance in Israel, she traveled to India in order to pursue dance in India. For the past few years Atalya has been teaching dance, choreographing and doing different dance and art projects in several cities in India including Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, and Hyderabad. Atalya has been working with renowned institutes and companies in India such as: Attakkallari, Terence Lewis Dance Company and Academy, The Danceworx, Splitsoul, Gati, India Ballet etc.
Specialization: Modern Contemporary, Ballet and Jazz.