La'Toya ElectrKPrincess Jackson

La'Toya ElectrKPrincess Jackson

Boston Ballet
Dancer and Songwriter

Boston, Massachusetts

Member Since:
January 2016
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About La'Toya

La’Toya "ElectrKPrincess" Jackson is a dancer, songwriter, and performing artist from Fort Worth, Texas. She received a B.A. from Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia where she studied Mass Media Arts with a concentration in Radio, TV and Film. She also trained in classical ballet, jazz, African, and modern dance at Ballethnic Academy of Dance under the direction of Waverly Lucas and Nena Gilreath with additional instruction from Savery Morgan, Laila Howard and Brandy Carwile. She joined the preprofessional dance ensemble Ballethnic Youth Ensemble and participated in the Arthur Mitchell Project receiving instruction from Mr. Arthur Mitchell in advanced master classes and workshops. She has danced in several ballet productions including Ballethnic Dance Company’s Urban Nutcracker, Jazzy Sleeping Beauty, Flyin’ West, and The Leopard Tale. Currently, La’Toya Princess Jackson is a graduate student at Harvard University, where she studies dance in the Harvard Dance Program under the direction of Jill Johnson. She is a company member in the Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company and a dancer in the Harvard Dance Project. She performed in a Karole Armitage piece, inspired by Everywhen, a special exhibition at Harvard Art Museums and actively performs and records professionally as a professional performing artist, recording artist, and visual artist. She is a degree candidate in the Master of Liberal Arts program at the Harvard Extension School in the Dramatic Arts field in which her research focus is an interdisciplinary study in music, dance, and performance. Additionally, La’Toya Princess Jackson works for Boston Ballet as a Teaching Artist for Boston Ballet’s CityDance and ECI on location as well as teaching for Boston Ballet School's Children Program. She also teaches ballet for the Boys and Girls Club organization in Boston and Atlanta and is Ballet Mistress for Stajez Cultural Arts Center.

Unique traits: Performing Artist-Recording Artist-Visual Artist

Links

Credits

  • Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia- Harvard Art Museums

    Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia- Harvard Art Museums (2016)
    Dance by Karole Armitage Dancer Karole Armitage dance performance featuring Harvard Dancers

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey (2015 - 2016)
    Dance by Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company Dancer Company dancer with Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company

  • What Moves You

    What Moves You (2016)
    Dance by Harvard Dance Project Dancer Dancer in Harvard Dance Project's "What Moves You"

  • Exposure

    Exposure (2016)
    by Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company Dancer Company dancer with Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company

  • The Leopard Tale

    The Leopard Tale (2013 - 2015)
    Dance by Ballethnic Dance Company Dancer Dancer and creator of visual content

  • Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker

    Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker (2015)
    Dance by Boston Ballet Child Theatre Supervisor Backstage child theatre supervisor

  • GYM Dances

    GYM Dances (2015)
    Dance by Harvard Dance Project-Jill Johnson Dancer Dancer with Harvard Bhangra Dance Company

  • Jambalaya (The Best of Ballethnic Youth Ensemble)

    Jambalaya (The Best of Ballethnic Youth Ensemble) (2015)
    Dance by Ballethnic Youth Ensemble Dancer Dancer and creator of visual media content.

  • Visage d'Afrique-Legacy 25

    Visage d'Afrique-Legacy 25 (2015)
    Dance by Ballethnic Dance Company Dancer Dancer with Ballethnic Youth Ensemble

  • Urban Nutcracker

    Urban Nutcracker (2012 - 2014)
    Dance by Ballethnic Dance Company Dancer Dancer and creator of visual media content

  • Flyin' West

    Flyin' West (2014)
    Dance by Ballethnic Dance Company (Musical) Dancer Dancer and creator of visual media content

  • Elevate

    Elevate (2014)
    Dance by Ballethnic Dance Company Dancer Dancer with Ballethnic Youth Ensemble

  • Vanity Lane

    Vanity Lane (2013)
    Music by ElectrKPrincess Recording Artist Songwriter and recording artist for Vanity Lane: EP

  • Jazzy Sleeping Beauty

    Jazzy Sleeping Beauty (2012)
    Dance by Ballethnic Dance Company (Musical) Dancer Dancer and creator of visual media content

Awards

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority- Sigma Omega Omega Scholarship
    (2012)

  • UNCF- Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation Performing Arts Scholarship
    (2005)

  • UNCF- Tom Joyner Scholarship
    (2004)

Education

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