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ANGELA BLOCKER

A native of Detroit, Angela Blocker began dancing at the age of 4 years old. Formally instructing dance courses for young children since she was 15, Angela always held a passion for dance. With more than 10 years of instructing experience under her belt, Angela now owns and operated Studio Detroit Dance Center in the heart of her hometown.

Angela, possesses an extensive performing portfolio. She has studied at a number of dance studios including Wendy’s School of Dance, Freedom Danz Xpressionz, and Fem Fatale Dance Studio, and her talents span the Jazz, Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop, Salsa and Tap genres. In addition to competing on both local and national levels, Angela has earned the opportunity to perform in notable productions including The Cincinnati Ballet Nutcracker, The Universoul Circus, the stage play, Carmen and Ebony magazine’s A Day with Gregory Hines. She has also performed and worked alongside distinguished industry leaders such as Donald 

Byrd of the New York “Harlem Nutcracker;”   R&B singer Ginuwine; dancer, actor and choreographer, Savion Glover; Dance Theater of Harlem creator, Auther Mitchell; singer, Mandy Moore; Diane "Lady Di" Walker and many more.

Angela has earned several accolades throughout her career including awards for student and teacher choreographer pieces for: Detroit’s All City Dance Concert, Clark Atlanta University’s Coronations, Miss Georgia & Miss Fulton County pageants in Atlanta and California’s United Methodist Church Women’s conference.

Today, Angela currently runs two dance programs in the Detroit Public school systems at Spain Elementary ad Middle School and Taft Middle School. In addition to SDDC, She also co-owns Star Factory Dance Academy.

When Angela is not in Detroit, she also teaches and performs in Atlanta.

 

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