has been dancing for over 20 years and received a BA in Dance and Arts Administration from Elon University. She is an ABT® Certified Teacher Primary through Level 3. Additional credits include: Parsons Dance Company intern, Broadway Dance Center, Baltimore School for the Arts, Elmhurst Ballet School, UK, Baltimore Actors Theatre Conservatory, and The American Academy of Ballet. Natasha currently directs TDC’s Company, teaches Jazz and Ballet I-Ballet IV. Natasha also teaches Middle and Upper School dance, directs Inertia, SPSG’s elite performance group, and is the choreographer for Upper School Musicals at SPSG.
studied ballet and modern at Baltimore School for the Arts. She continued training at The Juilliard School under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, receiving a BFA in Dance. Alaina danced with Bowen-McCauley Dance Company for two seasons in Washington, DC. She performed in a number of Broadway reviews and pop shows, in addition to flying as an aerial artist for Celebrity Cruises. On board these ships, Alaina's cirque style led to a performing tour with the Ringling Brother's and Barnum & Bailey Circus. She toured with the world renowned "Radio City Rockettes" in The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Alaina currently co-directs TDC’s Company, and teaches Jazz and Ballet. Alaina also teaches Middle and Upper School dance at SPSG.
Amber J. Merrick received a BFA in Dance Performance from Towson University and had the pleasure of studying abroad at Palucca Schule Dresden in Dresden, Germany. She began her training at the Baltimore School for the Arts, and continued with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Miami City Ballet and American Ballet Theater. Professional credits include Die Theater Chemnitz, Oakland Ballet Company, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna and Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour on Broadway. Ms. Merrick has previously taught at Dallas Black Dance Academy and Supernova Dance Company. Ms. Merrick is currently teaching Ballet 1 and Ballet 1A.