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Keisha Hughes is a professional dancer from Queens, NY who blends raw edge with a touch of Southern swag. Her style has afforded her opportunities to dance with today's leading recording artists, including Nicki Minaj, Lil' Kim, Yo Gotti and multiple performances with Cardi B.
She has been studying various styles of dance since the age of three. Keisha attended Frank Sinatra High School of the Arts in Long Island City, NY as a dance major. At FSSA, she performed and worked with guest artists’ such as the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and many more. She has also received multiple scholarships to study at the Martha Graham Contemporary School of Dance and was a former student at Abrons Art Center in the Lower East-side of NYC.
Keisha went on in the Fall of 2007 to attend the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she majored in dance as well. She performed in several department concerts and served as choreographer and President of Tantrum Hip Hop Dance Troupe. It is UNC Charlotte and the community that helped nurture her love of teaching. While pursuing her degree she taught at the local YMCA's, Carolina Dance Explosion, StudioRush and in the public schools' as a guest artist.
In 2011 , on BET's Born to Dance with Laurieann Gibson, she received her first big break as a top ten finalist. Shortly after, she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance. Keisha’s credits include Lil Kim, Cardi B, Natalie La Rose, the Monsters of Hip Hop Cast, Adidas and most recently an extra role for Rihanna’s performance on the MTV Video Music Awards. She has also trained closely with two of the industry’s top choreographers Rhapsody James and Luam Keflezgy.
In her spare time, Keisha enjoys traveling, teaching children, music , movies and takes pride in her West Indian heritage. She strives to make her mark on the industry and create a long lasting career doing what she loves.