A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.A. in Radio Broadcasting: Mass Communications, Deandra decided to expand her 12 year recreational dance career by founding 4 The Streetz Choreography in 2002. She has since then been heavily involved in the independent music industry, choreographing for local and national artists while teaching at several dance studios in the Richmond, VA area, where she is currently a dance instructor and choreographer. Within the last five years, she has held titles of Dance Team Director and Choreographer for the Virginia Hornets, minor league football, dance team and Dance Team Director and Choreographer for the Hampton Roads Sharks, ABA basketball, dance teams, Coach for Midlothian High School dance team, and has provided guest choreography for several events, competition teams and studios throughout the East Coast.
A graduate of Virginia State University with a B.A. in Public Relations: Mass Communications, Candis has over 16 years of dance training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet and Modern along with 10 years of dance competition experience, While at VSU sheperformed for two years with the “Essence of Troy” dance line, transitioning her into an award winning competition choreographer. While living in Atlanta, Candis has performed with the African American Dance Review, judged for the Georgia High School State Dance Championship, Revolution Dance Competition, choreographed for an episode of Drop Dead Diva, served as interim Coach for the South Carolina State University dance line and has provided guest choreography for events and studios all throughout the South East. She is also a member of the National Dance Education Organization. Candis has been able to accomplish this all while simultaneously maintaining positions of Co-Assistant Director of a dance studio in Stockbridge, GA, the Lead Competition Choreographer of a dance studio in Peachtree City, GA and a Lead Instructor for a dance studio in Marietta, G
Candis and Deandra joined forces in 2009 with the original launch of MOVE! Dance Workshop and DE Management as Co-Owners. Providing quality brand management and booking essentials to a broad range of artists, sculptors, dancers and entertainers, DE has provided talent for MTV, VH1, international dance competitions, world renowned art galleries, and more. Together, Deandra and Candis provide a strong and knowledgeable team ready to work and provide dance and entertainment opportunities.