• Fifth Grade Dancers  
    Name: Dr. Nikki Spotts
     
    Room Number(s): Dance Studio
    Subject(s): Dance
    Building Phone: 314-776-5091
     
     
     
    Biography:

    Dr. Nikki Spotts, 2013-2014 "PETTUS AWARD WINNER of Excellence in Teaching." She is a product of the St. Louis Public Schools (Shaw VPA, Marquette VPA and Central VPA).

    Dr. Spotts holds BFA in Dance Education, MFA in Dance Education, Masters in Education Administration, Educational Specialist in Education Administration, and Doctorate in Education Administation

     
    Dr. Spotts has taught dance at many dance companies, schools, dance studios, afterschool programs, master classes (Philadelphia, Colorado, New York  and St. Louis) and as an Adjunct Professor at  multiple Universities (Fontbonne University, Lindenwood University, Florissant Valley Community College).
     
     In addition to teaching Dr. Nikki Spotts has choreograph on stages around the world including performances at the Fox Theatre, B.E.T. Gospel Stellar Awards, in L.A., Club Med Resorts (Florida, Colorado, Bahamas, Mexico, and Dominican Republic).  She also is pictured in Life Magazine, St. Louis Post Dispatch, St. Louis American, and The St. Louis Business Journal.
     
    Dr. Nikki Spotts has danced with a variety of dance companies (Joseph Holmes Dance Company, Kariamu & Company African Traditions, Philadelphia, PA; Nommo African American Dance, New York, NY; Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Denver, CO) and currently teaches at Shaw VPA as the Dance Director and the Arts Department Chairperson.