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Audrey Medley of CityDance



Biography

Audrey Medley is the current Director of Mighty Shock DC. A former principle dancer of Culture Shock DC and a member of an all-female hip hop dance group, Kick Rocks Dance Crew. She has been dancing since the age of three in a variety of genres including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, African, and Hip Hop. She began her dance journey in professional dance schools within the DMV area including Artistic Dance Academy (formally Cindy King), Atiya Performing Arts School, and Christian Dance Academy. She continued dancing throughout high school and college and co-founded the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Diamonds Dance Team. After graduating with a degree in Criminal Justice in 2008, Audrey got back to her true passion and worked as a background dancer for local group WEST AVE and local artists Crystal Silva, Eric Arceneaux, DeShaude, and Ressa Renee. In 2013 she auditioned for Culture Shock DC and has been involved with the company ever since. Two years ago she joined the faculty of City Dance DREAM, a program that offers free dance education to kids from low-income DC communities. As a hip hop instructor she has continued to train the next generation of dancers, one groove at a time.
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