Dinita克拉克
学生

舞蹈(MFA)

迪妮塔·克拉克是土生土长的费城人。她持有The University of The Arts的美术学士学位。作为街舞专业舞者/表演者、教育家、导师、编舞家和文化大使,她致力于街舞文化18年以上。从2002年到2007年,她作为Illstyle & Peace Productions的首席舞蹈演员在全国和国际巡回演出;从2007年到2015年,她担任Rennie Harris puremove的首席/助理彩排导演。在当地,迪尼塔是艺术大学和德雷塞尔大学的高级讲师。她还曾在布林茅尔学院和坦普尔大学任教,并为每一所院校设置舞蹈编排。2010年,她共同创立了Just Sole!街舞剧团(Street Dance Theater Company), 2011年又推出了“Funky Sole Fundamentals”系列工作坊,致力于保存街舞、House和Funk风格的舞蹈。迪尼塔曾在波兰、墨西哥、英国、阿姆斯特丹、加拿大、巴黎、埃及、以色列、巴勒斯坦、吉尔吉斯共和国、哈萨克斯坦和约旦等地进行演出和教学。她曾三次代表美国担任文化大使。 She has taught at dance festivals including The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD), Ladies Of Hip Hop, Illadelph Legends Festival, Bates Dance Festival, the 13th Contemporary Dance Festival in Bytom, Barriquismo Festival in Puebla, Mexico, City Lights Festival in Newcastle, England to name a few. Dinita has also judged and won national and international street dance competitions including “Freestyle Session/ Survival of the Illest” and “Juste Debout USA”. She was the assistant to choreographer Kyle “JustSole” Clark in his work for Alvin Ailey II titled “I Am the Road.” With funding provided from the Pew Center for the Arts and Heritage in 2016 for Kyle Clark’s “The Life Of A Just Sole,” Dinita was the administrative assistant, co-choreographer, outreach coordinator and master class educator. Dinita “Queen Dinita” is the recipient of the 2020 Dance USA/ Philly Rocky Award, 2019 Pew Fellowship Award and 2017 Leeway Transformation Award for her dedication to Hip-Hop/ Street Dance and culture to Philadelphia and beyond.