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Dr. Tedd Davis
Executive/Artistic Director
Dr. Tedd Davis Executive/Artistic Director of the California Dance Center earned his Doctorate in Gerontological Psychology from USC. Moreover, Dr. Davis has trained "privately" in ballet with Yuri Smaltzoff from the Bolshoi Ballet, 8 years with Mr. Gerald McCall from the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and 15 years with Madame Dora Krannig from the Royal Ballet. Dr. Davis has led the California Dance Center Competition Squad to International Championships in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Hip-Hop from 1990 to 2008.  Furthermore, His Competition Squad has been crowned National Champions by the THUNDERSTRUCK DANCE COMPETITION 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013, 2014 & 2015.  Dr. Davis's studio has performed for Dr. Maya Angelou, Rev. Ben Vereen, Rev. Della Reese, a variety of Congressmen and Senators, and for the President of South Korea at a special dinner presented by Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley!  Dr. Davis has developed a professional dance company: Modern City Repertoire Dance Company {MCR} which has toured the western United States 6 consecutive years, performed in Vancouver, Canada as well as Cancun, Mexico.  Dr. Davis has performed with Dr. Patrice Rushen, Pointer Sisters, Michael Jackson, and choreographed for motion pictures and national commercials. 
Dr. Davis has also choreographed and taught "PRAISE DANCE" to many praise dance teams of churches throughout Los Angeles and San Diego Counties. This has led to him being asked to host a Praise Dance Workshop and Showcase in November 2015, respectively!
Finally, Dr. Davis is one of a few BALLET MASTERS in Southern California teaching classical ballet to children, particularly children of color!!
Mr. D'Sean Collins
Assistant Director/Resident Choreographer
Jazz & Hip-Hop Instructor

Mr. Collins joined the Modern City Repertoire Dance Company in 1983 and later became the Assistant Director in 1987 of California Dance Center.  Mr. Collins choreographed more than 300 routines for the CDC Competition Squad from 1990 to 2013 and received morethan500 1st Place Trophies forhis Choreographies, Overall Performances, and Top Teacher Awards in Jazz, Hip-hop, and Abstract Modern.  Mr. Collins' solo performances of"Mr.Bojangles"and"Get Here" received the highest scores in international competition earning 299 out of a possible 300 points.  Mr. Collins received National Championship Trophies for his choreographed Jazz/Street Dance routine "UNFINISHED BUSINESS"and Steppin Routine"BRING IT"!  in 2011 by theTHUNDERSTRUCK DANCE COMPETITION!!
In 2015 Mr. Collins received a 1st Place National Trophy for his Praise Dance Choreographed Solo--"IN SPIRIT & IN TRUTH"!!
Mr. Collins currently teaches jazz,
hip-hop, and Praise Dance,  designs costumes and selects music for choreography at California Dance Center.

Ms. Kiayana Wilson
Ms. Kiayana Wilson grew up in the California Dance Center Family. She studied Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Modern, and Praise Dance. In her years of International Dance Competition she has earned more than 100 1st Place Trophies for Solo and/or Group Dances. She has traveled extensively with the CDC Family and has toured the western United States and Canada. In National Dance Competitions she has earned more than 10 1st Place Trophies for her Solo and/or Group Dances. Ms. Wilson is viewed as a "star" on the National Competition circuit. Currently she teaches a variety of dance styles at various elementary schools throughout Los Angeles County and she is the Jazz and Modern Dance Instructor for beginner dancers at California Dance Center.

Ms. Anisa Nunez
Teacher Assistant
Ms. Anisa Nunez is new to the CDC;'California Dance Center Family. She has been a student in training for 3 years. Moreover, she has earned more that 5 National Titles in Jazz, Hip-Hop and Steppin. Ms. Nunez has toured Northern and Southern as a principal dancer with CDC. In January of 2015 Ms. Nunez was promoted to the position of Teacher Assistant--which allows her to teach beginner classes and teach new dancers CDC's Repertoire. Her ultimate goal is to be a choreographer for music videos and movies.

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