Dancers 4 Life Studio is home to many up and coming choreographers, instructors, and professional dancers. We are so thankful for all of their energy, ideas, time, and most of all help. Regardless of their future endeavors, they will be a DANCER 4 LIFE.
Tiffany V. King, owner and artistic director of Dancers 4 Life Studio, Tuscaloosa, AL is a native of Montgomery, Alabama. Her very successful dance career began at the age of three at Tonya Speed’s Dance Connection. Tiffany is trained in ballet, tap, hip hop, modern, and pointe. Her formal dance education includes Booker T. Washington Magnet High School, Southern Union College, and the University of Alabama where she completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts of Science and Minor in Theater.
Ms. Tiffany’s proudest accomplishment is the opening of Dancers 4 Life Studio in 2007. The motto of Dancers 4 Life is, “Where the Rewards Far Exceed Dancing!” Tiffany is also currently the dance educator at The Alberta School of Performing Arts and has been for the past five years.
Celeste has been with Dancers 4 Life Studio since 2007 and is Co – Director of the program. Celeste is a Montgomery, Alabama native and is trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, hip hop, tap and african movement. She started her teaching career at the age of 15 volunteering at local Boys & Girls Clubs, Churches and choreographing for local performance bands.Celeste has helped to build our competitive team, who compete and train on regional and national levels. Celeste is also the dance teacher at Paul W. Bryant high school and the coach and choreographer for the marching band’s dance team.
Derreck Williams, a native of Mobile, Alabama, is passionate about the individuality and growth of all young dance artist regardless of their gender, sexuality, and race. As a second-year MFA candidate at the University of Alabama, Derreck is interested in how societal gender roles have impacted the way view of underground dance forms, like HBCU dance. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and Choreography from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2018. Williams worked for the Mobile County Public School System for two consecutive years as a dance educator. In his second year, Derreck was selected by the county to build a dance program for an inner-city school. When Williams was not teaching and training, he was presenting his choreographic works at the American College Dance Association Festival and the Alabama Dance Festival. In June 2021, Williams was selected as a guest artist for the Ten Tiny Dances concert in Birmingham, Alabama. In October of 2022, Derreck will be presenting at the National Dance Education Organization’s conference.
Princeton McCurtain, a native of Fort Smith, Arkansas, began his training as a scholarship student at Centenary College of Louisiana. After appearing in the movie “The Great Debaters” he transferred to Grambling State University and later received his Bachelor’s degree in theatre. He became a member of Louisiana Dance Theatre in 2010. After studying at The Ailey School, he appeared on Guyana’s version of So You Think You Can Dance. He joined Dallas Black Dance Theatre II in 2012, and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble a year later. He joined the Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company in Spring 2014. Princeton attained his MA in Arts Administration in Spring 2020 and became a UA Dance MFA candidate in 2021