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About Us

Centrally located in University City, Pinx Academy of Dance is convenient to interstate highways and blocks away from the Historic Delmar Loop. With a passion and love for dance, we encourage students to follow their dreams to be dancers, choreographers, artists… The Pinx Academy of Dance curriculum challenges young artist to embrace all forms and aesthetics …

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Class Schedule

Effective: June 2018        SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 11:30 a.m.             3-5 yrs Ballet/Tap Combo 2:30p.m.              West African            5:00p.m.   African Drums w/ Caph Guei      6:15p.m. Ballet I & II         6:30p.m.   …

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Nicole “Pinky” Thomas

Nicole Thomas is highly respected in the dance industry as a performer and recognized as an instructor, choreographer and humanitarian. A native of University City, MO, Nicole is a graduate of Central Visual & Performing Arts High School in St. Louis, MO & received her B.F.A. in dance from The University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Introduced …

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CAPH GUEI

  A native of Cote d’Ivoire from the Weh Tribe, Master Drummer & Dancer, Guei Caph has become one of the world’s leading drummers adopting the nickname “Djembe Rock Star” with his unique drumming style he is sure to make you get out of your seat, on to your feet and dance! The 3rd of 5 …

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Carrie Collins Whitfield

Carrie Cyela Collins-Whitfield was born and raised in Saint Louis, MO to Carrie G. Collins and Craig Whitfield. She began dancing at the age of three under the direction of Mrs. Pelagie G. Wren.  A student of Shaw Visual and Performing Arts CEC School, at 10years of age, Carrie began performing with the St. Louis …

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RECE JONES

  Rece Fuqúa hails from Chicago by way of St. Louis. A natural dancer by birth her astounding gift of dance earned her a position in Total Control; St. Louis sought-after professional dance ensemble. Within this esteemed dance group, Rece opened for such notable artists as Monica, Tupac, McLtye, Xscape, and Mint Condition. After five …

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ANOA ALIMAYU

  Dancer, Choreographer, Instructor, Musician… Anoa is native of St.Louis, MO.  She began training as a West African Dancer in elementary school through the community of artists who studied the culture in St. Louis. Many of these teachers studied under the great Katherine Dunham and others studied under dancers and drummers who were invited to …