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EDNA-JAKKI MILLER - Artistic Director, Teacher, Choreographer, and Performer

 

Dance Teaching & Experience: Director & Founder of the DanceFit Movement Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Home of expert dance and fitness for adults, senior, teens, and kids.  Creator of The original DanceFit Workout; DanceFit Instructor, University of Virginia; Director, Experience Dance Theatre, Founder & Board Member, Dance Cincinnati; Founder & Instructor, Experience Dance Theatre; Artistic Director/ Principal Dancer. Edna Dancers; Board. Cincinnati Commission On The Arts; Dept Chairman And Instructor. Hiram College; Instructor. Collinswood YWCA; Instructor. Lincoln Park YWCA; Instructor. Bowling Green Recreation Department; Artistic Director. Bowling Green Student Dancers; Dance Instructor. Bowling Green State University

 

Studied Dance: Alvin Ailey, Katherine Dunham, Broadway Dance, Steps NYC, Contemporary Dance Theatre -Ballet, Modern, Jazz; Z-Jazz -Jazz. Tap; NCCU -Modern; Arts Consortium -Ballet, Jazz. Tap. African; Living Dance Studio -Modern; Karamu -Jazz, Modern; University Of Cincinnati Modern; Experience Dance Theatre -Ballet. Jazz. Character; DanceSpace -Ballet. Jazz; Lou Conte- Ballet. Jazz; Academy Of Movement & Music -Ballet. Jazz. Modern;

 

Master Classes 8 Workshops: HipHop; Street Funk, Video Dance, Horton -Modern; Dunham -Modern; Mary Anthony -Modern; Arthur Mitchell -Ballet, Jazz; Alvin Ailey- Horton & Dunham, African, Capoeira, Jazz, Modern, Ballet; Joseph Holmes Dance Theatre & Randy Duncan -Modern, Jazz; Peggy Lyman -Ballet. Modern; Kathy Posen -Modern; Martha Graham-Modern; Broadway City Centre (Frank Hatchett) -Jazz; Fred Benjamin -Jazz; James Truitt -Modern; Gus Giordano -Jazz; Luigi -Jazz

 

Choreography: The Wiz, Jesus Christ Superstar, Babes In Arms, For Colored Girls (UVA), Cultural Festivals. Student Recitals. Fashion Shows. Full Concert Performances. Aerobic Dance Classes. Demonstrations And Video. For Colored Girls Who Considered Suicide. Little Boy Blue. Video For Voices Of Love. Video For Jakki Miller Dancefit. Black Cultural Productions (TV), Excel Cotillion. Delta Sigma Theta Cotillion. Miss Black Cincinnati Pageant. Cable TV. Live Arts.

Company Affiliation & Performances: Experience Dance Theatre, EDTKids, Edna Dancers. Jazzin With The Duke. Black Cincinnati Pageant, National Dance Week, NCCU Dancers, Arts Consortium Dancers, Hiram College, Bowling Green State University.

 

Artist In Residence:Boggs Academy, Albany, Georgia; Charlottesville High School