Meet the Director Veronica Cheeseboro
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Veronica Cheeseboro is an active dancer, educator and choreographer. A native New Yorker, Veronica valued and served the arts, youth empowerment and community service throughout her early life. In  2016, she attained a Bachelor Fine Arts in Dance at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University;  where she received an academic scholarship. Alongside studying modern, ballet, improvisation, and choreography at Rutgers, she has had the opportunity to work with many professional choreographers including Doug Elkins, David Parker and the Bang Group, Summation dance, and more. She is  also trained in hip hop, jazz, tap and West African in addition to ballet and modern at Devore Dance Center for 13 years. Over the past few years she has trained and performed with  3 hip hop entertainment groups. As a  choreographer, Veronica researches the fusion of contemporary technique with hip hop, jazz and other street dance styles. At Rutgers, her junior and senior choreographies were adjudicated and showcased in the dance department’s spring concerts. In 2017, Veronica’s first professional work premiered at the Leg Up On Life Choreographer series; the Trevor project at Dixon place. In her final year of graduate school she set work for various New Jersey high schools and studios. Her second professional work premiered at Nimbus Dance Works OFFLINE Choreographer series in May 2018.  In May 2018, she graduated from the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University with an EdM degree in Dance Education with a K-12 certification. In December 2018 she choreographed for Babel Dance Company's "No Me Conoces" as a featured performance within their annual evening concert. Post graduation, she is currently a full time high school dance teacher in the Bronx. At her current high school, she also serves as founder and coach for the step team "Solez in Sync". Continuing her dance career, Veronica is also a member of NYC based Contemporary Dance Company: Modarts Dance Collective as a professional dancer for the past 2 years. In her career, she aspires to teach, perform and choreograph simultaneously within the professional realm.