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larika clark & brittney mcbride

brittney mcbride

BRITTNEY MCBRIDE IS A PROFESSIONAL DANCER AND CHOREOGRAPHER WITH OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE.  Brittney created the New west Charter  dance program; quickly growing it from 40 students to

over 150 in a few short

years.  


BRITTNEY EARNED HER

BACHELORS DEGREE IN

DANCE AND PSYCHOLOGY

FROM U.C. RIVERSIDE;

ALSO EARNING THE GLUCK

ARTS FOUNDATION

SCHOLARSHIP FOR FOUR

CONSECUTIVE YEARS.  

She furthered her training with tap professional fred strickler for four years at u.c. riverside.  she has been teaching jazz, hip hop and tap at dancers studio since 2004.


BRITTNEY was also a member of the prestigious la/orange county tap company  RHAPSODY IN TAPS, directed by linda sohl-ellison, from 2008 - 2013.  


brittney's extensive dance training began with paul and arlene kennedy at universal dance design and continues by taking master classes with savion glover, gregg poland and many others.  


her passion for teaching children expanded her ideas to start her own summer dance intensive program.  continuous motion summer dance camp began in 2011 and has grown each year.

larika clark

LARIKA CLARK is a california certified dance and physical education teacher with over 15 years experience as a professional dancer and choreographer.  


larika's professional dance and choreography experience includes working with artists like destiny's child, usher and snoop dogg.  


larika has extensive experience working with children of all ages and is an expert in creating dance performances with the highest quality theatrical elements.  


larika previously owned and operated the hollywood edge dance studio in tempe, arizona before returning to los angeles in 2011 and has been the high school dance director at new west charter school since 2012.  


‚ÄčLARIKA OBTAINED HER MASTERS DEGREE FROM ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY AND BACHELORS DEGREE FROM CAL STATE los angeles.