Tasha Hamilton

Improv Contemporary

Most recently dancing in a music video, Dance of Love, for the opera singer, Michael Supanian, Tasha Hamilton was also featured in the movie, Dance Flick singing and acting in a role as a ballerina, and starred in a national commercial for PBS, Tasha is an established free lance professional dancer, teacher and choreographer. She has taught numerous classes at Movement Lifestyle and The Edge Performing Arts Center, was Ballet Mistress for Dana Foglia Dance in LA and Contemporary and Jazz Director at Westlake School For the Performing Arts in San Francisco. Tasha is currently on her 7th year on Faculty at Millennium Dance Complex in LA.

Tasha has choreographed numerous award winning pieces throughout the US for competitions and other events. Her most recent piece “Dissolving Friction”, which performed at Mashed Up, showcasing So You Think You Can Dance dancers: Alexa Anderson, Matthew Kazmierczak and Paul Karmiryan along with seven other Los Angeles based professional dancers, received much acclaim and was invited to perform at Dancescape LA, The Edge Performing Arts Show and Los Angeles’ most prestigious event, Carnival.

For the past 22 years, Tasha has been been privately trained by her mother Irina Brecher Hamilton, a Varna International Ballet Competition medal winner, and featured in Michael Jackson’s: This Is It as the ballet coach. Tasha’s formal ballet training includes The Colorado Ballet Dance Academy, Soul Motion, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway and Alvin Ailey. As a professional dancer, Tasha has been a member of the Damsels Contemporary Co., Motion Underground’s EOM, Mudita Arts International in San Francisco and a dancer/choreographer for Soul Motion Performing Company.

Tasha began her teaching career at the early age of eleven, under Irina’s guidance and continues teaching Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Improv across the USA, South America and Europe. Her signature Improv/Contemporary class is designed to accommodate mixed levels of skills and abilities exploring the challenge of technical aspects and the freedom of improvisation and movement.