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Nekira Grant

Position:Elite Hip-Hop Choreographer/ Hip-Hop Instructor
Biography:
Nekira Grant is a graduate of University of the Arts. She is an artist; a performer and a choreographer. Growing up the basis of her training came from Harlem School of the Arts. Also attending Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts, and dancing with the company A Time To Dance under the direction of Melvin Miller. > Ms.Grant has taught at Applause NY in addition to, being head choreographer and production coordinator for their youth Dance Company. She was also apart of ILuminate's NY corporate performing company. Nekira has had the honor to collaborate on projects with choreographers such as, Keith Anthony Lewis including a piece that has made her a proud gold medalist of the NAACP Act-So dance competition in New York. For the past three years she has had the invitation to be a guest artist as a choreographer at Urban Assembly School of the Performing Arts. Furthermore, RAW: Natural Born Artist NY has given her the title of performer of the year for her original works "Preach" and "Compositions." > She is happy to currently say her business is in the works and one of the branches consist of producing dance competitions for the tri-state area. Nekira Grant hopes to utilize her gifts and creativity to alter what she can in the world. Her art is her voice and she will do nothing less, but diffuse positivity and awareness of self and the beautiful energies that surround us.