Faye McQueen

Faye M.

Corona, NY
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Faye delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
1980

Faye was born in Jamaica, New York. She attended Catholic School, studied dance at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in NYC and Martha Graham Contemporary Dance School. Faye started her own dance school at the age of 12 in her neighborhood. She performed with The New York Broadway Dancing Cheerleaders in NYC, Liberation Ensemble and Inspiration Dance Company before attending college at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland in 1979. She received a BFA in Dance Education and a minor in Spanish. Faye later attended graduate school at Southern Methodist University to pursue a Master's degree in Dance in 1984. While in graduate school she performed with "Dallas Black Dance Theater". Faye is the founder and Artistic Director of "The Dancer's Warehouse, Inc. (1988), a non-profit dance school located in Atlanta, Georgia. She travels every summer to the Tuscanny region of Italy to perform with a dance company called, "ProDanza Italia/USA.

In 1988 Faye began acting. She later became a Stuntwoman through training and on the job experience. She trained with John Zimmerman's Stunt Camp in Orlando, Florida and also with Rick Seaman's Hollywood Stunt Driving School.

Faye has worked professionally as a Stuntwoman on Purge4:The Island, Orange Is The New Black and Luke Cage.

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Experience

Classroom Teacher
Sep 1986 - Jun 1988
Dallas Independent School District

Taught dance at Greiner MS Exploratory Arts Academy to children ages 11-14.

Education

MFA Dance
Sep 1984 - May 1986
Southern Methodist University
BFA Dance Education
Sep 1979 - May 1983
Goucher College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

BFA Dance Education
May 1983
Goucher College

BFA Dance Education certified to teach grades k-12

Awards

Marguerite Barland '60 Merit Award
Feb 2016
Goucher College

Affiliations

SAG-AFTRA
Nov 2011

SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond.

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2 Reviews

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Tisha @ Maultsby Talent May 20, 2018
Acting · Online

Faye McQueen is a wonderful professional actor at the top of her class with a successful career in film and television due to her impeccable work ethic. Faye's most recent opportunity in the room was for a major film director and her audition was explosive! Faye's expertise is highly recommended and beneficial for anyone seeking empowerment to take their career to the next level.

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Karen May 8, 2018
Acting · In home

Faye is very knowledgeable on acting techniques and strategies. She is an amazing coach and is very insightful as to what is required to reach your objective. I love working with her.

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