Meet our incredible founder

I'm nisa . . . and i take great pride in building leaders and professionals in the dancing world

Nisa Hooper is well known throughout the country as an Educator, Dancer, Choreographer, Television Personality, Former Model and Advocate. She is a Certified Dance Educator with Dance Masters of America. She is an active member of Chapter #33. She has trained in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acrobatics, Gymnastics, Musical Theatre, Ballroom, Lyrical and Extreme Flexibility. 

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She has trained under such iconic greats as Henry Le Tang, Thommie Walsh, Adam Sklute, Jerry Rose among many others. Her professional credits include The Music Man, Cats, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Sesame Street Live, Six Flags Over Georgia, Disney World, Tokyo Disney, as well as many other local, regional, and national theatres and tours. She was a case member of the TB show "Kids Zone" on the CW as a child. In addition to dance, Nisa has an extensive modeling background as is a well known Pageant Director, Choreographer and Trainer. Many of her clients have held titles for Miss USA, Miss America and the Mrs. American Organizations.

Nisa is the Owner and Executive Director of Cleveland & Chattanooga Dance and Performing Arts Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. For the past 15 years, her dancers have traveled the country competing and performing. Her current and former students have held hundreds of local, regional, state and national championships and titles. Her former students are current Dancers in the NBA, NFL, Joffrey Ballet, The Smokey Mountain Opry, Auburn University Dance Team and Carson Newman University Dance Team. Her dancers have been featured on the television shows Dance Moms, Toddlers & Tiaras, Bring It, The American Dream as well as upcoming television project Dance Twins in 2020. 

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Studio Consulting

Nisa works with dance studios all over the country to help polish the technique of dancers as well as how to improve the studio as a whole. If you are a new dance studio, or even looking to breathe new life into your program, Nisa is the dance wizard to turn to!

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Private Lessons

Nisa offers private lessons in Cleveland, Tennessee to dancers of all skill levels. She works one-on-one with students to work on audition routines, talents, and overall technique and flexibility. 

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Host a Workshop

Bring Nisa to your studio to teach to a group of dancers! Not only will this help your studio gain new clients, but it will also improve the skill level of your dancers. Nisa teaches workshops in technique, ballet, flexibility, acrobatics, and contortion.

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