EAST ATLANTA DANCE TEAM
Jessica’s dance education began age 3 with Ballet, Tap and Jazz lessons at James’ Dance Academy in Howland, Ohio . After four years and a move to Atlanta, she began studying Jazz, Tap and Gymnastics at Miss Patsy’s School of Dance in Fayetteville . Extending herself to include other styles of dance and movement, she added Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop, Pointe, and Competitive Dance during the ten years she spent at Rockdale Gymnastics, Cheerleading and Dance .
The Salem High School Dance Team was the Pom and Jazz State Champion and UDA National Semi-Finalist while she was on the team from 1999-2000, and in 2006 she traveled to The Woodlands in Texas to further study Jazz and Advanced Hip Hop techniques at In Step Dance.
Miss Tamburro’s teaching experience began in the year 2000 at Rockdale Gymnastics where she instructed regular classes for ages 3-adult including Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Cheer/Dance and Modern. During this time she also created and instructed Intermediate and Advanced Squads and choreographed routines for Rockdale Dance Elite, holding Youth All-Star Jazz State UDA Championship, 2 nd &3rd place in jazz at Tremaine, LA Dance Magic, USA Dance, ADA, and Tremaine National Participants. Her Advanced Squad holds a Senior All-Star Hip Hop State UDA Championship, 2nd place in jazz at UDA and Roswell City Dance Challenge, 2 nd & 3rd place in jazz, hip hop, and lyrical at Tremaine, LA DanceMagic, USA Dance, and ADA. They were invited to the Tremaine and LA DanceMagic Nationals and one individual routine won 2nd place Miss Junior UDA 2005.
From 2005-2006 Jessica was a member of the Atlanta Hawks “A-Town” Dance Team. Chosen from over 200 women, she performed at every home game, appeared throughout the community, and performed as a Back-up Dancer for singer Adassa at an Atlanta show.
Jessica formed East Atlanta Dance in 2005 for advanced High School and College dancers. They won their very first competition at Tremaine. She is pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Middle Level Education at Clayton State University. We are happy to have her and her Dance Team here at DSPA!
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