Dina Tigeleiro has over ten years of experience in choreography, performance, and dance instruction. Originally from Jupiter, FL, Dina’s early training was received at ArtStage Performing Arts Center, where she studied Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Acrobatics, Musical Theater and more. She received a Minor Degree in Dance, from the University of Florida (UF), while earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Astronomy. She was a six-year company member in a UF dance organization called Floridance, and served on their Executive Board as the Publicity Officer. Dina set several pieces for the company including solos, duos, and group pieces.
Dina has performed original works set by professional dance companies like the Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater Company, the Jon Lehrer Dance Company, and Sarasota Contemporary Dance. Dina’s teaching certifications include Ballet (Florida Dance Masters & Progressing Ballet Technique), and Acro (Acrobatic Arts 1, 2, & Adjudication). Dina also has extensive training in Horton technique and Lehrer technique, and emphasizes these styles in her Modern & Contemporary instruction.
As a seasoned teacher and choreographer, Dina is very passionate about telling stories through dance as a language. She has created top-scoring competition routines ranging from solos to group pieces, and has taught at several studios in Florida who compete at the national level. Dina emphasizes the importance of technique and how to translate that into expressive movement. She is continuously striving to expand her knowledge and training, so that she may offer the best instruction to her students. Her goal is to inspire and develop powerful, expressive dancers who share the love and dedication for this beautiful art-form.