Montage Theatre of Dance
Hinds Community College is the only community college in the state of Mississippi with a full dance program. In addition, Hinds' dance program is multi-disciplinary. Students can study classical, urban, ethnic, musical theatre, and acrobatic dance.
- Dance Appreciation
- Dance in Culture
- Tap I & II
- Jazz / Hip Hop I & II
- Ballet I & II
- Repertory (Montage Theatre of Dance - by audition only)
MONTAGE THEATRE OF DANCE
Hinds Community College’s Montage Theatre of Dance, under the direction of Tiffany Jefferson in the Speech, Theatre and Dance Department of Hinds Community College, is a multi-disciplinary dance theatre company which infuses many genres of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern, acrobatics and African to perform original, cutting-edge choreography. Some of Montage’s most notable works are “7-A Tale of Sin and Virtue”, “The Story of my People”, “The Dance of Egypt – The Story of Moses”, “The Dance of Oz”, “Nutcracker in the Neighborhood”, “Willie Wonka and C&C Dance Chocolate Factory”, “Montage’s Greatest Hits” and “The Dance of the Lion King”.
Hinds Community College’s Montage Theatre of Dance is Mississippi's only multi-disciplinary dance theater company and has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, New York, Somerset, England at Bridgewater College, The Shanghai Acrobats in Branson, MO, Tyler Jr. College in Texas, The Historic Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, the Scottish Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Lincoln Center in NYC , the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Aloa Moana Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Artistic Director – Tiffany Jefferson
Tiffany Jefferson obtained her Masters Degree in Dance Education from Wichita State University. She is currently the director of the Hinds Community College Dance Department in Raymond, and is the former dance director of Bethel College and Newton Performing Arts Center in Newton, Kansas. Tiffany received her undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University where she was the 1996 Miss Black Oklahoma and an All-American collegiate cheerleader. Mrs. Jefferson has received numerous choreography awards from various dance governing bodies and has performed and choreographed professionally for New Stage Theatre, Music Theatre of Wichita, Oklahoma Dance Theatre, Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet, Actor's Playhouse and Paramount Parks. Mrs. Jefferson is also the 2013 Humanities Teacher of Year Recipient and the Life Star Award Recipient.