March 13, 2018
Tina is TGF’s Artistic Director and holds her BA in Dance & Women’s Studies from SUNY at Buffalo. She performed professionally and taught for 15 years in San Francisco, working with many choreographers and most extensively with the Dance Brigade and the Ramon Ramos Alayo Company. Tina toured, internationally and nationally, with both companies. As the Artistic Director of Dance Mission Theater’s Youth Program, she grew the non-profit dance school from 40 to 400 students. Tina also directed the Grrrl Brigade, an award winning youth dance company, focusing on self-empowerment through dance. She has choreographed for the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, the Light in the Grove Benefit for the National AIDS Memorial, and Trolley Dances SF. Tina has judged & taught classes for Dance Masters of America and for the Alvin Ailey Dance Camps in Oakland & New York City. She was also an Artist Mentor with the Performing Arts Workshop.