Meet The Team
All of our professional instructors are committed to providing an exceptional dance education in a positive environment. It is our intent to provide a quality program which promotes the awareness and education of Dance, and Theatrics in a fun and affordable fashion.
Founder & Artistic Director
A native of Detroit, Michigan found her love and passion for dance after turning 5 years old and has loved every minute of her career constantly evolving. As a student at Artistry in Motion Dance Studio, taking technique classes was never enough for her. She continued to further her artistic development and studied under many prominent dancers such as; Fayard & Harold Nicholas, Mia Michaels, Leslie Browne, Desmond Richardson, Savion Glover, Rita Mosley, Frank Hatchett, Wade Robson to name a few. Erin received her education from Dillard University, completing her degree with a BFA in Theater Arts, minoring in Mass Communications. Her training also extends through the Alvin Ailey Junior Training program and the Cecchetti Council of America Teacher Training School where she received various certifications.
Erin's professional performance career includes Sea World (Elmo & Abby's Treasure Hunt, Countdown to Halloween & Sesame Street Christmas) and Disney World in Orlando Florida. Erin mostly enjoyed her professional career as a dancer with Feld Entertainments Disney Live Productions (Winnie the Pooh, Playhouse Disney, Three Classic Fairy Tales, Mickey’s Rockin' Road Show) which toured internationally throughout various countries including Asia, Australia, Italy, Canada and the US. She also prides herself with extending her many talents to other performing arts organizations throughout metro Atlanta and the U.S. with her cutting edge training and choreography.
Operations & Administration Director
Ms. Debbie has been involved within the performing arts communities and management industry ever since her daughters Ms. Erin & Ms. Ashlee found their calling. She prides herself not only on the accomplishments of her own kids but also the students who are a part of the Synrgy Dance ATL family.
Ms. Debbie has been an educator for 22 + years in the Detroit School System. Currently she is a staff member at Slater Elementary School. She also enjoys tutoring and mentoring youth. Ms. Debbie enjoys watching the students growth at Synrgy Dance ATL.
Creative Arts Director & Instructor
Hasahn Aiken, is a geechee/Gullah native from the sea islands of South Carolina (Charleston/James Island). Mr. Aiken arrived in Atlanta after serving several years in the US Army and completing a B.S. in liberal studies at The University of the State of New York. Mr. Aiken is dedicated to educational excellence for all students from the cradle to college. Mr. Hashan is a member of the first grade faculty at TMSA (The Main Street Academy). Last Year he took on the responsibility of coaching the TMSA Rolling Thunder derby team which has attended several regional competitions. Mr. Hasahn has several years of experience in African, Ballet, Jazz, and Creative Movement. Mr. Hasahn directs the creative social and interactive events for students, guests, and families.
A Tampa native, discovered her love for dance at the tender age of 7 years old. Ms. Katara's love for dance began when she randomly ventured to a nearby neighborhood studio eager to participate in as many dance classes a possible. Following her training, she became a member of Kuumba Drummer & Dancers where she learned the culture and art of Traditional African Dancing and Drumming.
In 2006, Katara enrolled at Hillsborough Community College and began to take her Dance Career to a professional level. After completing two years of studies, she then moved to Orlando, FL and joined the Center of Contemporary Dance Company. She also challenged herself to character stage shows, including playing “Rosita” in Sesame Street at Anheuser-Busch Sea World. Katara has had the opportunity to train with several artists, such as; Dawn Branch, Obediah Wright, Troy Powell, Urban Bush Woman, Jennifer Archibald, Dario Moore and many more. Throughout her career development, Katara was inspired and motivated by the artists she had worked with.
Instructor- Hip Hop
Mr. Sam is thrilled to be apart of the Synrgy Dance ATL staff. Sam first discovered the joy of dance through a local studio program. Mr. Sam is a prodigy of the Synrgy program since he joined Synrgy at 17 years old. Many students look up to him as a mentor and Big Brother. He believes teaching is a gift and loves to share his knowledge and passion with each student he has the opportunity to work with.
Currently Mr. Sam can be seen performing throughout various Atlanta events as new member of the world renowned Fresh The Clownsss Company.
Follow him on Instagram: @Sup3rfresh
Instructor- Hip Hop
Ms. Legacy is a native of New Jersey and currently resides in Atlanta, GA. Legacy is no stranger to the dance world. She began her technical training in Ballet, Jazz, and Hip Hop back in her hometown dance studio and has continued her education ever since. Currently she is the assistant director for the Atlanta based FreshThe Clownsss team under the direction of Ira Smith (owner & founder). Legacy enjoys inspiring future dancers with tons of energy and SWAG!
Follow her on Instagram: @2freshlegacy
A native of Rockford, Illinois moved to Atlanta, Georgia when he was eight years old and that’s when he discovered dance. He began taking classes at AD West Dance Studio where he began his training in Ballet, Contemporary, and Modern. He later continued his training Tri-Cities High where he joined the performing arts program as an actor and later switched to dance his sophomore year where he met Ms. Dawn Axam. In his tenure at Tri-Cities he’s worked with Dawn Axam Roscoe and Diane Sales, Jenny Gould, Ajile Axam, Stephan Reynolds and also choreographed his own works. After graduating in 2014 he attended North Carolina School of the Arts for Contemporary Dance for a year. Since 2017 Qa’id has been a Company Member of the Axam Dance Theatre Experience. He has traveled the nation under the company performing works from Jimmy Locust, Juel D. Lane, and various Axam Dance Theatre Rep.
Known to our students as "Ms. Brie" is a Detroit native and Clark Atlanta University graduate. She is an accomplished dancer, actress, singer and song writer. Ms. Ashlee is no stranger to the stage or film industry. Her many credits include Tyler Perry's Madea's Farewell Tour, Kenny Leon's Holler If Ya Hear Me, Mark E. Swinton’s U Don’t Know Me: The Musical and Fantasia’s Back to Me Tour. TV/film: Step Sisters, Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls, The Lottery Ticket, B.E.T’s 106 & Park and MTV’s Teen Wolf.
Rita has been in the dance industry for over thirty years. She has extensive training in all genres of dance as well as acting and vocals. Performance credits include Aretha Franklin (dancer/choreography), Neil Diamond (dancer/choreography), Magic Johnson Fashion Show McDonald’s commercials (actor/dancer), Cover Girl (Model), Trick Trick (national recording artist/choreography). A highlight of Ms. Mosley’s career is being a part of the television show, Stars of Tomorrow.
She is not only involved in the art of dance, but several aspects of the world of entertainment and art. She is an R & B/Pop recording artist and has worked with stars such as Run DMC, TI, Gucci Mane, and Keith Washington to name a few. Many of her students have gone on to professional careers as professional contracted dancers and choreographers with Disney, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey School, Chicago Dance Works, Philadanco Dance Company, Fame TV Show, and “So You Think You Can Dance.” Ms. Mosley’s over all passion is to share the gifts that she received from her mentors, role models, and instructors
Tyrell Rolle (Mr. T)
Tyrell Rolle was born in Key West, Florida raised in Miami, Liberty City. He began his dance career by gaining a scholarship with The Ailey School in New York. Upon completion top in his class, he was fluid in all forms of dance and began touring with the Ailey 2 Company. His Dance resume credits consists of Camille A. Brown and Dancers, Deeply Rooted Chicago, Miami Contemporary Dance Company, Philadanco Dance Company, Blue13 Bollywood Dance Company, Opus Dance Theatre, Dance NOW Ensemble, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, and Brazz Dance Theater. Tyrells was a guest instructor for Cirque Du Soleil, and also performed with Beatles Love as a character and Ensemble Dancer and also performed at Mandalay Bay Hotel in Disney's The Lion King.
Victoria Rose was born in Killeen, TX and now resides in Orlando, FL, where she is historically the longest known Veteran/ Team Captain for the Orlando Magic Dancers of 10 years.. She is experienced in various dance styles including African, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical and Modern.
Victoria has danced in numerous shows including productions for the Orlando Ballet, Orlando School of Cultural Dance, Atlanta Ballet, Walt Disney World (Spectro Magic- Spectro Man, The Stitch Show, Fantasmic, MiSiCi, CDCT, Block Party Bash-Toy Girl, Harambe Nights- Swing [Lion, Bird, and Gazelle]), and the NBA.
In addition to her work locally, she has also performed in the 2012 NBA All-Star game with Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Nayer, and Chris Brown. During her time with the NBA, she received several opportunities to travel overseas and perform at NBA events inclusive of cities such as Wuhan, China; Rome, Italy; Manila, Philippines; Tapei and Taichung, Tawain; Bilbao, Spain; Montego Bay, Jamaica and more. Currently, Victoria is not only a
dancer, but a choreographer to the Orlando Magic Dancers, a teacher throughout the dance world, and part owner of A Shoe In Dance & Performing Arts Center & Owner of Catch This Live.
He is an actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer. Now residing in Chicago, IL, this Detroit native began acting professionally at 14 through the illustrious Mosaic Youtheatre program. Breon went on to study acting at Miami University and received a BA in Theatre. Since then, his drive and talents have lead him to perform in Singapore, London, Malaysia, Paris, Denmark, and national tours in Canada, Italy, Germany, and the United States. Throughout Breon's career, his focus has been theater, film, voice-over, and vocal. performance. Mr. Breon currently serves a a staff member of the Joel Hall Dance Center specializing in Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, African, Contemporary, and Modern.