Tiffanie Carson is an educator, mentor, advisor, and performance artist. She earned her MFA in Dance from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and completed her BFA in Dance Performance at Chapman University. Currently, Tiffanie is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance at the Conservatory at Shenandoah University and is specialist in the area contemporary & commercial jazz dance. She is instrumental in teaching jazz technique classes, as well as guiding senior seminar coursework. As choreographer for the Shenandoah Conservatory Dance Ensemble, Tiffanie has presented works at the 2016 and 2018 New York Jazz Choreography Dance Project at the Salvatore Capezio Theater in New York, the 2016 Annual VelocityDC Dance Festival at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, DC, the 2017 34th Annual Choreographers’ Showcase at the Dance Theatre in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park, MD, as well as the 2017 Pushing Progress Series at the Salvatore Capezio Theater in New York.
Tiffanie also dances and acts as Assistant Director for Christopher K. Morgan & Artists (CKM&A, directed by Christopher K. Morgan), resident company of Dance Place in Washington DC, with whom she has performed at the Millennium Stage at Kennedy Center, Sidney Harman Hall, The Alden Theatre in McLean, VA as well as American Dance Institute in Rockville, MD. This is her 7th season with the company. From CKM&A’s 5th Anniversary Concert, Tiffanie was described as having “achieved a choreographic homerun” with her 2014 work Deprivation (Carmel Morgan). She has conducted CKM&A’s annual winter and summer intensives as well as numerous residencies at regional universities, with Mr. Morgan, and has traveled with the company to France to conduct an intensive at the Ècole Superieure de Danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower. Tiffanie has been a dance educator for the past 14 years traveling nationally and internationally, and has been welcomed as a guest artist and master teacher in California, Hawaii, Missouri, and Taiwan.