A native of Tallahassee, Florida, Giltrecia Head presents over 20 years of dance and choreography experience in modern, ballet, jazz, contemporary hip hop, West African and African Diaspora dance movement learning and mentored by artist and researchers Joan Hamby-Burroughs, Martial Roumain, Oscar Aboubacar Camara, Kwame A. Ross, Rosangela Silvestre, and Abdel Salaam to name a few. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University’s Architecture and Dance Education programs and currently completing masters in American Dance Studies at Florida State University, Giltrecia's passion of dance has allowed her to explore and teach dance styles as a form of self-expression and healing art. Her past projects include BlackonBlack Rhyme Dance Troupe, Yemouye Dance/Arts Collective, The Like Water Project, S.W.w.A.G. Women’s Empowerment Project, and AfriCardio Dance Fitness. She is a visiting adjunct instructor at Florida A&M University teaching dances of the African Diaspora and a herbal tea consultant. Her most recent projects include Midtown Arts/SoMo Playhouse as guest Director and Choreographer for seasons 2016-2018, guest performer with Viver Brasil for Samba in the Streets (2018), and Cultural Heritage Coordinator and Arts-in-Education Director for the Frenchtown Coalition for the Arts.
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