Atiya El Amin
Atiya is a dancer, choreographer, singer, model and instructor. She graduated from the Mercer County Performing Arts High School and Rider University where she earned a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts, Dance. She holds a Professional Certificate from the American Musical Dramatic Academy (AMDA-LA), in Musical Theater. Atiya is an also a National Certified Aerobic Instructor (AAAI/ISMA) and has been teaching aerobics for the last 8 years. Atiya has studied dance at the Princeton Ballet School with teachers from the American Repertory Ballet Company on a merit dance scholarship, and she completed independent study courses at Temple University in Modern and African dance under the direction of Dr. Kariamu. As an instructor, Atiya taught African and Ballet at the Princeton Ballet School while also assisting to build a non-profit community outreach program called Vessels, Inc. Vessels Inc. is a place where youths from the inner city of Trenton, New Jersey can learn dance and the dramatic arts. Atiya served as the Creative Arts Director of Vessels of Praise where she taught dance technique to children and adults – as well as planned special events and concerts touring Puerto Rico, Japan, and the Bahamas. Vessels Inc. won 3rd prize for the (“Praise Dance” category at the Mc Donald’s Gospel Competition). Atiya has performed as a liturgical dancer with Gospel Artists: Vicki Winans, Mary Mary, Martha Munizzi, Fred Hammond, and John P. Kee. Atiya teaches Jazz technique at Compton Dance Theater Foundation, as well as Cardio Dance at Various Gyms in LA. Atiya Recently completed her training at AMDA and received her professional certificate in musical theater. Atiya El-Amin is a talented teacher, dynamite dancer, and a creative choreographer. Currently Atiya has remained in LA and is continuing to teach as well as develop as a dancer, while pursing her career as a singer/songwriter. She is striving to use her many talents to empower others worldwide.