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Tina Misaka has been dancing with the Tanner Dance Pro- gram since the age of four. She is an alumna of the Univer- sity of Utah and has danced and performed with Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT) and other professional companies around the world. Tina has taught in many places through- out the United States, Canada, and Europe. She served as rehearsal director for New Carte Blanche (Bergen, Norway) and acting dean of Danshogskolan (Sweden). Tina was hon- ored with the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Arts award in 1998 and the Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Educa- tion in 2014. She is a Beverley Taylor Sorenson dance spe- cialist. Tina is currently teaching the CDT 7th grade and vari- ous ages in the Virginia Tanner Creative Dance Program.
Students of all ages will explore, discover and create through dance. Tina encourages students to learn about themselves and the world through the creative process, art integration, and helps to develop the whole person. Tina’s residencies may include creative movement classes, master classes, short-term projects, community workshops, teach- er’s workshop and choreography. All residencies are cus- tomized to the needs of the community.