Tanya Alexander

Tanya A.

Los Angeles, CA

About Tanya A.

Tanya teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: January 1995
Last sign in: Today

Overview

I have taught all ages, K-12 as well as adults into their 80's.

Photos and Videos

Skill clip - Spin Pole

Experience

Artist in Residence
May 2002 - Present
SuperNova Production Group

Conduct performing arts workshops, leadership training

Group Fitness Instructor
Jan 2002 - Present
Private Studio

Teach fitness & dance

Actor
Oct 2014 - Dec 2014
San Diego Repertory Theatre

Lead actress in repertory play

Drama Teacher/Director
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
Arts Alive

Head drama instructor for kids summer camp. Also directed the play musical with over 60 students.

Group Fitness Instructor
Jan 2010 - Feb 2013
Equinox

Teach fitness & dance

Actor
Jan 2006 - Jan 2012
Centre Theatre Group

Understudy - Clybourne Park, Nothing But the Truth

Dance Artist in Residence
Aug 2003 - May 2005
Theatre of Hearts-Youth First

Teach dance, leadership

Choreographer/Dance Director
Jul 1999 - Oct 2002
Citykids Repertory

Choreograph dance routines, stage numbers

Choreographer/Dance Director
Jun 1998 - Sep 2001
Impact Repertory Theatre

Choreograph routines, instruct in dance, stage presence

Education

2 year certificate - Musical Theatre
Jul 1994 - Oct 1995
American Musical & Dramatic Academy - New York
Honors BA-FPA Theatre
Aug 1990 - May 1994
Saint Louis University

Languages Spoken

Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Adult Fitness/SilverSneakers
Jun 2013
Healthyways

2 year certificate to instruct adult students in health & fitness

CPR
May 2013
American Red Cross

2 year certification in Adult CPR

Awards

WINNER - Best Short Film
Jun 2012
Hollywood Black Film Festival
WINNER - Best Webisode Series
Jun 2012
LA Webfest
WINNER - Best Music Video
Jun 2009
Hollywood Black Film Festival
WINNER - Best Play
Jul 2005
NAACP Theatre Award

Affiliations

Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Feb 2003

An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.

Actors' Equity Association
May 1998

Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the labor union that represents more than 49,000 Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. Equity seeks to advance, promote and foster the art of live theatre as an essential component of our society.

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Ma'Laija A. Feb 8, 2017
Verified Student · Hip Hop Dance · In home
Tanya is really creative with her dance moves and makes my lessons lots of fun. She is awesome. I am always excited when it's time for my dance lesson. She is AMAZING with what she does! She is funny, creative and smart. I thoroughly enjoy myself in class and more importantly, I love the progress and growth I see in my dance skill/ability.
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Lee S. Dec 17, 2016
Verified Student · Tap Dance · In studio
Learning new steps every week
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Tom Oct 3, 2016
Verified Student · Hip Hop Dance · In home
I had a great time working with Tanya. She is engaging and creative, and her instruction was easy to follow. I am very much looking forward to my next lesson. I would highly recommend her to anyone new to and looking for instruction in dance.
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Valentina Q. Jul 2, 2016
Verified Student · Hip Hop Dance · In home
She is very good we love hear
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Eric S. Jul 29, 2015
Verified Student · · In home
Tanya has a special gift for teaching dance. She really understands all of the elements that go into a properly executed dance move, and more importantly, she really knows how to explain those elements in an approachable manner. I will definitely be purchasing additional lessons with Tanya.
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Toka M. Jun 13, 2014
Verified Student · ·
I wish I could've kept going with you but I have money circumstances.
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