Tamara Irving, an Atlanta native, is a choreographer and Dance Educator. Mrs. Irving trained with Cubie Burke, Teri Axam, Gary Harrison, Roscoe Sales, Shen Wei and others. After graduating from Howard University with a Marketing degree, she was a dancer with the Atlanta Hawks Dance Team and resident choreographer for the Atlanta Hawks Jr. Dance Team. Ms. Irving went on to join the premiere casts of both the Hamburg Germany Company and the Cheetah US National Tour of Disney’s The Lion King. She has also been a featured dancer with The Atlanta Opera. Mrs. Irving currently is the Dance Director at North Atlanta High School (NAHS) and coach for the Varsity Dance Team, NA Dance Company. Dancing in the halls of her school or even the grocery store aisles is where you may find her. In addition to being a NAHS Center for the Arts alum, professional dancer and choreographer, Ms. Irving is also a proud wife and mom of 2 beautiful daughters and a son! Mrs. Irving was proud to be North Atlanta High School’s 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year. She received her Master of Arts in Dance Education from University of North Carolina at Greensboro in May 2017. Tamara believes that her gift is to inspire others through dance and that movement can come from anything!

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