Our Teachers

 Photo Credit: James Jin Images

Photo Credit: James Jin Images

Audrey Crabtree

Audrey holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree in Dance Performance from the School of American Dance and Arts Management at Oklahoma City University. Georgia raised, she trained at Dancentre South in Woodstock in her youth. 

Her professional work includes the theme park stages of Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Six Flags Magic Mountain dancing at Howl-O-Scream, Christmastown, Looney Tunes Kids Club, Fright Fest, and Holiday in the Park. As a newlywed living in Los Angeles with her husband Jake, Audrey performed with L.A. Unbound, the Speak Hill Dance Project, City Ballet of Los Angeles, and Amaterasu Dance Company. 

 Audrey is currently performing with Sideways Contemporary Dance Company and the Fuerta Dance Company!

 

 Photo Credit: James Jin Images

Photo Credit: James Jin Images

 Photo Credit: Gabrielle Photography

Photo Credit: Gabrielle Photography

Alyson Quigley

Alyson trained for 7 years with S&R Dance in Illinois. She then went on to study dance and film at Northwestern University, graduating in 2012 from Northwestern's School of Communication with a B.A. in dance and a collection of dance films she created. She interned with HMS Media and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago to continue her work with dance on film. 

Since moving to Atlanta in 2013, Aly has worked with Fizz City Films, Pogo Pictures, as the Video Producer at Impact Partnership, and as an editor and news assistant at CNN. Aly has been a company member of Sideways Contemporary Dance Company, Graffiti Dancers, and Fuerta Dance Company. She is also the cofounder of Fuerta Dance Company.

 

 Photo Credit: Daemon Baizan

Photo Credit: Daemon Baizan

 Photo Credit: Will Day Photography

Photo Credit: Will Day Photography

Bonni Bigler

Bonni began dancing at the age of 19. With a little talent and the help of a couple of amazing friends/teachers she was soon teaching and choreographing as a career. Bonni’s experience with cheer and gymnastics led to her college dance experience at GC&SU with the Sassy Cats dance team and then to earning her minor in dance. Bonni was taken on as a faculty member at Studio One School of Dance in Milledgeville, GA. Her time at Studio One exposed her to every facet of the dance world: stage and audio production, costuming, instruction, choreography, competition, and studio management on the high school, middle school, community theatre, studio and university levels. 

Bonni moved to Atlanta in 2007 where she danced with the Atlanta Dance Project and began taking classes with Zoetic Dance Ensemble. She is the founder of Druid Hills Dance Center.

 

 Photo by Richard Calmes, from Atlanta Dance Project

Photo by Richard Calmes, from Atlanta Dance Project

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Diarra Webb

As a Native New Yorker, Diarra began her Pre-Professional dance training in New York City at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance. As a member of the Young Artist Program, she studied Graham Technique intensively under the direction of Oliver Tobin, Amelie Bernard, and Principle Dancer Tadej Brdnik, before moving to Atlanta for college in 2012. 

Diarra graduated from Agnes Scott College, obtaining her Bachelor of Arts in Dance. While at Agnes, Diarra continued to deepen and develop her love of Graham Technique under the direction of Bridget Roosa. She participated in collaborative projects with both Emory and Brenau University dancers, as well as participated in the American College Dance Festival annually. Diarra is currently a member of RAIIN Dance Theater, and is super excited to explore the dynamics of movement as a new addition to the Fuerta Dance family! 

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Brit Ford

Britt Ford is an Atlanta based dance artist, choreographer and poet. Having danced for most of her, life she has trained extensively in multiple forms and is currently most interested in multi-disciplinary and fusion work. At her alma mater, the University of Colorado at Boulder, Britt was lucky enough to move with and be pushed by some incredible artists including Erika Randall, Donna Mejia, Michele Ellsworth, Gesel Mason and Rennie Harris. She also had the pleasure of working with a variety of guest artists including former Batsheva Dancer Uri Shaffir, Chris Aiken and Angie Hauser, Teena Marie Custer, and Paige Cunningham Caldarella. Each of these residencies resulted in performance in which Britt displayed technical control and prowess in a variety of forms. Britt graduated CU Boulder with BFA in Dance and a BA in English. Since moving to Atlanta she has continued to grow and perform with glo, SCRAP Performance Group, and Professional Bodies, as well as showing her own work.

 
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Jen McQuiller

Jen is a hip-hop choreographer hailing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her dance career started with a co-ed dance troupe at Florida State University. Post graduation, she moved to Dallas, TX, to begin her professional choreographer career. It was there that she began teaching middle school students through the DEA Youth Dance Program. She then went on to teach at Dallas International School. Throughout her time in Texas, she was a part of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) to DFW Airport promotional tour, Choctaw Casino promotional tour, and RAW Dallas.

Since moving to Atlanta in 2016, she has been able to collaborate with local choreographers, as well as showcase her work at the Harlem Globetrotters pre-show. She continues to instruct various beginner, intermediate, and advanced training classes throughout the metro Atlanta area.