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Calisha Rhett  grew up in Philadelphia, Pa and started dancing and tumbling at the age of 3 at The Pointe! Dance Studio. As she grew a passion for dance, she became a flexible dancer trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop/Urban Freestyle, Modern, Praise, African, and her favorite Acrobatics. Through the years of her training, she became a dance major in high school at Franklin Learning Center and a member of The Nu Delta Dance Association. After graduating, she went on to Indiana University of Pa where she earned her B.A in Criminology, minor in Pre-Law in 2016. At IUP, in order to still pursue her passion for dance she joined many different dance teams and organizations such as IUP Dance Theater, The Militia Dance Team, and IUP Drill Team. These teams and organizations, performed different events and shows throughout the campus. She became the President of The Militia Dance Team in 2014 and served as President until she graduated. Dancing has always been apart of her life and will remain as an outlet for her to express herself. Calisha believes that dancing is an untold story disclosed through the motions in which one communicates through movement instead of words. She is very elated to have been giving the opportunity to embark on this new journey with PMDC!


Danielle Hayes  is the co- founder and artistic director of Philly Movements. Danielle's love for dance began at the tender age of 3 years old  at the Nia institute of learning . Danielle began her formal dance training at The Philadelphia School of Dance Arts where she studied Tap and Jazz under the direction of Pat Lourde , Karen Pendergrass , Richard lewis and Danielle Brown. Ms. Danielle is known for her excellent choreography skills in Hip-Hop and Afro Caribbean styles of dance. Danielle has been awarded many choreography awards over the years, and her students have been the recipients of numerous awards as well. Danielle's main emphasis of her studio is not on competition but on instilling a love of dance and giving those interested an opportunity to perform. In the Summer of 2015 Danielle was asked to be a head choreographer for a few of the cast members of the Lifetime TV show Bring It on their Summer Triple Threat Tour. The Tour traveled to 13 different cities and states. Danielle's choreography was seen throughtout the entire show. it allowed Danielle to live on the road for 3 months doing what she loves to do and thats teach and choreograph.

FRONT DESK STAFF
   Darlene Hayes                                                                                  Sharon Woodrit
Artistic Director for Total Kaoz Krew,  & Choreographer 
Pre-Dancer Combo Instructor/Choreographer (Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical)
Acrobatics/Gymnastics Instructor

Ms. Darlene and Ms Sharon have been with us since the very beginning .These are the people who make the business side of our studio run efficiently. They are the first voices on the phone and the first staffers you are likely to see when entering our studio. While it can be difficult to catch a teacher between classes, our front office staff is there to answer your questions and to serve you.

Kimberly Muhammad  started her dance training when she was seven years old at the Philadelphia School of Dance Arts. She continued her love fore dance throughout middle and high school. While attending Hampton University, she began dancing with Blue Mystique , the half-time dancers for the Hampton University basketball team at that time. Kimberly has enjoyed teaching dance in the Philadelphia area over the past 15 years. With ballet and jazz being her focus, she has been able to touch the lives of young people in various performing arts programs. Recently , she has began to incorporate choreographed ballroom dance performances for children and adults for the past three years
Director / Co-Founder & Artistic Director for Performance Company
Kamille Innerarity  has been the integral part of Philly Movements since the very beginning . Her receptiveness coneys a welcoming message on behalf of the school that has been noticed by many. Kamille's main goal is to ensure the success of PMDC and is committed to ensuring that all daily activities run smoothly and effectively. The values and positive influences that she has instilled in many of the students is monumental . Her untiring efforts coupled with her friendly warm manner makes parents and students feel at home. Kamille is devoted to maintaining PMDC with love and dedication. 
Philly Movements Dance Company
 
DANCE 
IS 
THE HIDDEN LANGUAGE 
OF 
THE SOUL

Martha Graham..
Frederick Pratt  is a native of Camden NJ. He began his dance training at the creative and performing arts high school located in Camden. After graduating in 2009, he went on to receive his BFA in Dance with a concentration in ballet from the University of the Arts. Freddy has danced with professional dance companies including Dance Fusion, Grace Dance Theater of Philadelphia inc Dissonance Dance Theatre and Eleone Dance Theatre. 
Frederick current is a currently a vocal music instructor at his alma mater Creative Arts High. He is also the minister of music for two churches; Zoar United Methodist and Camden Bible Tabernacle. Freddy is also the founder of his own gospel music ministry Devotion. Devotion has worked with recording artist such as Bryan Popin, JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise, and Anthony Brown and Group Theropy.
Rehearsal Director for the         Performance Company &  Choreographer 

Jah’meek D. Williams, is a native of Brooklyn, NY. He began dancing at the age of eleven at his Church St. Paul’s Community Baptist Church where he joined a Youth Dance Group called V.O.P (Vision of Praise) under the direction of Serina Young and Deborah Barton. In 2006, Jah’meek attended Purelements Evolution in Dance under the direction of Lakai Worrel, Kevin Joseph and Dina Wright Joseph. In 2008, he began dancing at Creative Outlet Dance Theatre of Brooklyn under the direction of Jamel Gaines were he trained in Ballet, Modern, African, Jazz, and Hip Hop. Jah’meek has performed all over New York City with Creative Outlet. In 2010, Jah’meek graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. He is C0-Founder and Director of JAH’KEV Productions. Jah’meek attended University of North Carolina School of the Arts as a Contemporary Major. He joined Eleone Dance Theatre in 2011. Jah’meek graduated from The University of the Arts with a BFA in Modern Dance Performance. He is also a member of the Philadanco Dance Company.
Jah’Meek Williams has also worked with Luam K for the MTV VMAS 2019 with Travis Scott. He also had to pleasure of working with Keke Palmer for her two music videos “ Bossy “ and “ Snack “ on Music Choice choreographed by Rosaro McCoy. He also was a. Dancer in the commercial video for “ Jesus Christ superstar national tour “
Commercial directed by Gabriel Stephan with Work Light Productions
Jah’Meek Williams is also model for Vim clothing store at VIM.com
Jah’Meek has also performed in the 4th annual black music honors award show in Atlanta choreography by Rosero McCoy
Level 2 Dancer Combo Instructor/Choreographer
(Jazz, Contemporary, Modern)

Total Kaoz Krew Choreographer 
Faith Chasten  Artistic and lively Dancer with eight years of Dance training performance experience. Multi-talented dancer with strong choreography skill set. Faith began her dance training at Philly Movements Dance Company  at the age of 8 where she was trained in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Modern, and Hip Hop. Faith has also trained at The Pulse National Convention under the direction of Matt Steffanina, Laureann Gibson, Kevin Frey, Theresa Stone, Chris Judd and more. She was also award the Advanced Pulse Protege where she was awarded a year of traveling and training with the pulse and their staff. Faith has collaborated with Head Choreographer on regular performance routines. Taught choreography at different studios in the city and supervised practices with specialized dance groups.  She has performed a wide variety of dance routines based in Hip-Hop. Coordinated with costume department for fittings and costume designs for upcoming stage productions and is only 15 years of age. Currently Faith is one of the Assistant Choreographers/Captains to Total Kaoz Krew. 

Total Kaoz Krew Rehearsal Director/Choreographer
Alyza Martin started her dancing training at 2 years old here at Philly Movements Dance Company. She is trained in all styles including Ballet, Pointe,  Jazz, Tap, Modern, Contemporary,  and Hip Hop.  At the ages of 5 Alyza joined our Traveling company where she performed in Regional and National State Competitions.  She has performed at Disney World, Carnival Cruise Lines, Wawa Welcome America, Channel 6 ABC Thanksgiving Parade, and more.  In 2015 Alyza went on to perform with the Triple Threat Tour in Chicago where she trained and performed with a few of the cast members from the Lifetime TV Show "Bring It". Alyza began her choreography journey in the Spring of 2016 and has been recognized for her award winning pieces Lockdown, Wakanda, and Homecoming. Currently Alyza travels back and forth to LA to purse her dreams as becoming a Commercial Dancer.