Keata's Performing Arts Studio
Britney Anita is a recent recipient of a Master's Degree in Dance Performance and Choreography from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. During her time in New York, she had the pleasure to work with great minds like Phyllis Lamhut and Rashaun Mitchell as well as perform works by Seán Curran, Vita Osojnik, Bridget Struthers, Kyle Mullins, Angie Moon Dance Theater, and Asia Dance Due in the Jack Crystal Theater, Dixon Place, and Peridance. Before her time in NY, she grew up attending Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, North Carolina in addition to dancing competitively at Carolina Dance Academy for ten years. She then pursued her dance career at Columbia College earning a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography in 2013. During her undergraduate career she was given the opportunity to serve of the board of directors for the dance department as a public relations liaison and producer of events along with treasurer for the Columbia College chapter of National Dance Education Organization. She's was chosen to be an apprentice and
director assistant with The Power Company, a company in residence at Columbia College for two years and performed with Ebony Dance Theater of SC and 4thright Dance Company of Charlotte, NC. Britney Anita is a teacher and moving artist living and working in the Charlotte, NC area and the surrounding. B.A. has experience in teaching all ages in ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, and hip hop. She's taught at Carolina Dance Academy, the Harris YMCA of Charlotte, and numerous master
classes in NC and SC.
Tomika Robinson is a native of Charlotte with over 20 plus years of experience with dance and teaching. Tomika was a cheerleader at livingstone college, a member of the creative dance team at North Carolina state university and member of the North Carolina starletz dance team. She specializes in stepping, hip hop, lyrical, jazz, modern dance, cheerleading, fashion designing and modeling. Tomika has coached several dance team and cheer squads in the North Carolina. Tomika's choreography has won many overall awards at dance competitions.
Miss Keata opened KPS to share her desire and passion for dance with others; she started dancing at the age of 2 training in the areas of Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Pointe. Some dance accomplishments include dancing on a cruise ship, in Disney World, awarded a scholarship to perform in New York City for Success America, voted best dancer by fellow classmates at Northwest School of the Arts and training with professional dancers such as Frank Hatchett, Savion Glover, Sheila Barker, Dena Rizzo and many more. Miss Keata graduated from UNC Greensboro with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science, where she was selected captain of the UNCG "Spartan G's" dance team. After graduating from college, she performed in front of over 70,000 fans as a NFL cheerleader where she was awarded the prestigious "Rookie of the Year" awarded by her dance team. Miss Keata went on to dance for the NBA where she participated in many charity events and appearances. Miss Keata received her Master in Education at Gardner Webb University and has taught middle school science for over 5 years. In Miss Keata's spare time she enjoys spending time with her sons, Cameo and Legend.
Who We Are
Our instructors at Keata's Performing Arts Studio come from an impressive range of backgrounds and education.