About Dr. Danelle Dickson
Dr. Dickson started dancing at age three, and was formally trained in classical ballet, modern, and jazz. She later became involved in traditional African dance, and performed in a variety of local dance and theater productions in her native Trinidad and Tobago. She also became one of the founding members of the local dance company Metamorphosis Dance Company and also joined the nationally acclaimed Noble Douglas Dance Company (NDDCI), both based in Trinidad and Tobago.
Dr. Dickson continued to dance in the US, becoming an active member of the Morgan State Dance Ensemble at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. She later joined the Rod Rodgers Dance Company in New York City, and briefly worked with several dance companies in the DC and MD area. She has been the recipient of scholarships to attend summer intensives at Ballet Hispanico and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) both based in NYC, and has fused her passion for dance with her career as an orthopedic physical therapist.
Dr. Dickson has been blessed to work with and perform choreography of Noble Douglas (Trinidad), Ron Brown, Reggie Wilson, David Byer (Trinidad, Olso), the late Rod Rodgers, Kim Grier, Garth Fagan, Sean Curran, Taurus Broadhurst, Dwana Smallwood, Hope Boykin.