Diversity of Dance Company Member - Jazz
Chawntá Marie Van (Washington DC) graduate of Long Island University with a Bachelor of Science in dance. She began her training at BrenCar Dancers under the direction of Brenda Jordan, Ronda Jordan and Ranita Jordan. Trained in summer intensives of Earl Mosely Institute of the Art, Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Nathan Trice/RITUALS and Deeply Rooted Dance Theater. Professionally Ms.Van has been a member of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater second Company and apprentice of the first company. Ms Van has been a principal dancers in the Opera musical "Show Boat" performing at the Chicago Lyric Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Washington National Opera and San Francisco Opera.