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'SOPHISTICATED LADIES'
'It don't mean a thing,  
If it ain't got that swing.'

    has been seen in Jelly’s Last Jam as Jelly’s Grandmother,
    in Beehive as Tina Turner and Aretha Franklin and has been
    featured in The Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2001-2003
    and on television in PBS Special: Leading Ladies of Broadway;
    HBO Special:  The Josephine Baker Story; Motown’s 50th
    Anniversary at the Apollo and The Cosby Show.  

    Other roles include; Nell in Ain’t Misbehavin’, Ensemble
    in The Little Ham, Polly in The Boyfriend, guest artist in Four
    For Tonight; St. Louis Opera Company Corp de Ballet
    Treemonisha; Crossroads Theatre: the Virgin Mary in
    Black Nativity.

    Ms Campbell-Jackson has been awarded Scholarship and
    Graduate Certificate from Alvin Ailey American Dance
    Theatre; Certificate of Merit from the Mayor of Baltimore, MD;
    Certificate of Excellence from the Director of
    Recreation and Parks, Miss Black America of Baltimore, MD.
Andi Hopkins
    has performed in the national tours of Singin' in the Rain,
    Joseph...Dreamcoat starring Sam Harris and Dreamgirls
    (Effie understudy).  Internationally, Andi has toured the
    Mediterranean with the USO, South America in Ain't
    Misbehavin' (Nell) and Europe in West Side Story.  

    Regional credits include Radio City's Christmas Spectacular
    and Easter Extravaganzas; On The Town (Hildy), Jesus
    Christ Superstar, Blackbirds of Broadway, Sophisticated
    Ladies (Chanteuse), I Got Merman, Smokey Joe's Cafe (BJ),
    Kiss Me Kate (Hattie), Ragtime, Honky Tonk Angels Holiday
    Spectacular (Charilee), Eubie, Ain't Misbehavin' (Nell) and
    just recently premiered the regional production of Dream....
    the music of Johnny Mercer.  

    Miss Hopkins holds a B.A. in Dance from the University of
    Maryland and a M.F.A from Southern Methodist University
    Ms. Cummings has choreographed and appeared in
    many music videos and award shows including  
    Kyrsten, Mahogany, Obsidian Cotillion and Club
    LTV. She has studied with The Alvin Ailey Dance
    Theater as well as the Broadway Dance Center and
    was a dance major at Florida State University. In
    her spare time she teaches dance to children at the
    Moderne Academie of Fine Arts.



    In addition to being an accomplished dancer and
    gymnast, Mr. West credits include the National
    tours of Copacabana, Blues in the Night and The
    Lion King of Mali.  His Off-Broadway credits include
    Shades of Harlem, Aida and The Monkey of Oz.

    Correy has also appeared in countless regional
    productions including Miss Saigon, Oklahoma and
    Hooray for Hollywood. Correy has danced his way
    across many commercials and television specials
    including Amena cell phones and the Macy’s
    Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Derrick Baker
    A native of Rahway, New Jersey, and a graduate of
    Westminster Choir College, Derrick most recently appeared
    in the national tour of Five Guys Named Moe as NoMoe.  He
    has also been seen across the country in productions of Ain’t
    Misbehavin', The Cotton Club as Bill Bojangles Robinson,
    Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph … Dreamcoat, Ain't
    Misvehavn’, A Chorus Line as Richie and The Wiz as the
    Scarecrow.

    His talents have taken him all over Europe touring in A
    Musical Review.   A gifted dancer, Derrick is also co-founder
    of New Jersey's Mystic Vision Players, which brings dance to
    local schools.
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