DOLLHOUSE DANCE FACTORY  
                       
Dollhouse Dance Istructors

Dianna Williams
Pre-Majorette, Pre-Hip Hop, Pre-Ballet & Majorette II

**Click Studio Director's Link for Bio**

Jenai Hill
Hip Hop  
Hip Hop 

Jenai is the heart and SOUL of Hip Hop Dance!!! Her unique choreography and teaching style has sparked a huge buzz within the Dollhouse and around the Jackson area. She is a native of Stone Montain, Georgia. She graduated from Redan High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia. She is a former Commnications student at Georgia State University and is currently a  Mass Communications Student at Jackson State University. Jenai has taught  Hip-Hop Dance class at Georgia Stars Academy of Dance in Atlanta, GA. and has p
erformed with singer/song writer "Ciara" as well as danced with Jerri Benjamin, who is also well known Choreographer in Atlanta. Since age 13, Jenai has been dancing with an emphasis in Hip-Hop and Jazz. Additionally, She is well versed isndance choreography and has a passion for teaching dance. Jenai is a huge asset to the Dollhouse Dance Factory. We are excited about her unique dance style and are happy to have her.



Ciara Purvis

Majorette I & Tap

Ciara Purvis is a native of Jackson, MS.. Since starting dance classes in 1998, Ciara has taken dance classes under the direction of Ms. Bridget Archer, Mrs. Dianna Hartwell-Williams, Ms. Lisa Brown, Ms. Elizabeth Sullivan, Ms. Jessica Jackson, Ms. Marlena Duncan, and the faculty of Dance Unlimited. Under the direction of these great people, she has learned a variety of dance styles such as ballet, modern, jazz, hip hop, majorette dance, and tap. As a child Ciara performed in many recitals. However, her first big performance was The Russian Nutcracker in 2004. From 2004 to current, she has performed with the Dancing Dolls, Ladies of Perfection Flag & Dance Line, Rat Pack Dance Troupe (Reject All Tobacco), Champion Dancers, Grove Park Dancers, Joy Abounding Dance Ministry Choreographer, Powell Middle School Cheerleaders, Dance Unlimited, R&B singer Lou Writer, and many other solo performances. She also participated in Southern University’s Dancing Doll Camp in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she was named Most Outstanding Dancer. Ciara is a graduate of Murrah High School and is know continuing her education at Hinds Community College, where she studies Dance/ Mass Communication and Broadcasting. She is currently the Assistant Director of the Baby Dancing Dolls Dance Team. Ciara’s goal as a dancer is to embrace as much as she can from her teachers, choreographers, and directors so that one day she can use her talent and passion for dance to help and teach others who are gifted and love dance as much as she does.





 
Kennitra Thompson
Ballet I & Jazz/Lyrical

Kennitra Latricia Thompson, is a 22 year-old native of Jackson, MS, and the reigning

Miss Metro Jackson 2012. Alongside competiting in pageants she is a fulltime student, works for the Jackson Public School District, and is an accomplished entrepreneur. This former Miss Black Mississippi USA, Miss Mahogany Tri-State, and Miss Jr. Teen Jackson has an esteem love for pageantry but her passion for dance runs deeper. While her dancing began in the church, her technical career started at Power APAC (Academics Performing Arts Complex), in Jackson, MS. There she studied ballet, ballet en pointe, modern, and jazz for over eight years. During the ages of 9 through 16, she was selected to perform as a student entertainer for the singing, dancing, and acting R.A.T (Reject All Tobacco) Pack Performance troupe. This opportunity allowed her to develop her performance skills as a paid entertainer. At the age of 16 she relocated to Idyllwild, California to pursue her dancing career at Idyllwild Arts Academy (the number 3 arts school in the nation). There she studied all genres of dance from dance professionals that performed with creditable companies such as Alvin Aliey, American Ballet Theater, and San Francisco Ballet just to name a few. Her performances includes accompanying the Russian Moscow Ballet, New York's Lincoln Center (for the victims of September 11), The NAACP Actso National Black Olympics, and recently London, England (2012 Summer Olympics). While dancing is no longer her career choice it stays near and dear to her heart. Currently, she is a second year senior at Jackson State University majoring in mass communications. At JSU she performed as a Prancing J-sette and as a JSU Dazzler. Upon on her 2013 graduation she plans to further expand her pageant consultation business, teach speech/debate for a few years, and ultimately have a national television talk-show. She believes that it is important to be the change you wish to see and will continue to push her potential so that she can inspire others to do the same. Daily she reminds herself to stay humble because she knows "Only what you do for God shall last."





















 

 

 


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