Tonya King has classically trained in ballet, tap, jazz and modern for over 20 years. Tonya brings wisdom and knowledge to the classroom from master teachers around the world. She is a National award winning choreographer in jazz, contemporary and modern. Choreographed musicals, “Ragtime,” “Annie,” “Big River” and “42nd Street.” She has performed with Paramount Touring Productions. She was a signed model with Elite Modeling Agency. While in Los Angeles, she directed “T-Jamz” a weekly live show for Universal Studios that she developed for teens. She taught professionals and students at The Edge, Pepperdine University and many local studios in the city.
She is currently in Las Vegas were she has worked as a Booking Agent for BESTAgency Models and Talent and RED Models. Tonya travels across the states and Central America judging and teaching throughout the year. She has worked for Nevada Ballet Theater, where the Lyrical Repertoire was developed for her along with local studios. Tonya is also a certified Pilates Instructor working at The Pilates Studio of Las Vegas and at her own personal studio. Tonya’s love of the arts inspires her to explore the body as an instrument of movement with the joys of music. Each class is an opportunity for her to challenge and mentor young and professional dancers to attain their personal goals as a dancer.