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K-THEATRE DANCE COMPLEX, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

WHAT IS K-THEATRE? 

K-Theatre Dance Complex is a conservatory based academic school for dance. KTDC provides technical training in ballet, modern, hip hop, tap, contemporary and repertoire. Along with dance training, students are required to study dance history, terminology , musicality, theatre, and performance etiquette. KTDC links historical dance tradition with contemporary/ current trends within the dance community.

 

The students are trained to produce choreography and teach dance classes. KTDC builds personal and emotional skills that can be applied to any career path. The students develop interpersonal skills, leadership skills, adaptability, creative thinking skills and more. K- Theatre is a 3 level dance program (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced). Student levelS are determined by a required audition. Student schedules are determined by levels to ensure quality development. KTDC students commit to a minimum of 6 Hours of training per week (time/days of week determined by level), not including additional rehearsal times.

MEET OUR CEO

Kontara Morphis is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. She is a resilient visionary who has an

undying passion for arts. Kontara is the Artistic Director of K-Theatre Dance Complex, a

dance Academy that provides high quality dance instruction in several major areas of

dance, which include Ballet, Contemporary, Modern, Hip Hop and Tap. The academy’s

curriculum also incorporates Dance Theory, Terminology and Dance Theater. KTDC

has largely impacted the physical, academic, creative and personal development of its

students.

Kontara began her training at Rogers Middle School and the Pittsburgh High School for

the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA), where she studied ballet, jazz, tap and

modern dance technique. Kontara has trained and studied under Instructors and

dancers from The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, Philadanco Dance Company, Jacob’s

Pillow and Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, to name a few. Kontara also danced

professionally as a second company member of the Dayton Contemporary Dance

Company in Dayton Ohio.

Kontara has led choreographic works for The Kelly Strayhorn Theater, The Dance Alloy,

Propel Schools, Pittsburgh Public Schools, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated,

The University of Dayton, Wright State University, and a host of churches, dance

schools, weddings, cotillions, galas and more. Currently, Kontara serves as the

Assistant Artistic Director of REED DANCE II in Pittsburgh, PA. Most recently, Kontara was

Awarded the Remake Learning Arts Grant through the Grable Foundation. She was

also Awarded the Transformative Teaching Artist Award through Heinz Endowment and

New Sun Rising.

OUR TEAM

DWAYNE TABB

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

OUR INSTRUCTORS

INSTRUCTORS FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

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