Owner, Artistic Director
DeShonte’ Cobin founded Creative Movements “Techniques-N-Dance”, LLC in September 2008 with the purpose of promoting self-esteem, self-awareness, and personal growth in students while teaching the art distinct dance genres.
At the age of three, DeShonte began her dance training in Ballet, Tap, and Jazz. She later developed a special love for “Tap” and took a master class under the direction of Mr. Lonnie McFadden. Since then, DeShonte’ has had the privilege of working with the Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey as a summer camp “Tap” and “Jazz” instructor.
Some of DeShonte’s choreography and instruction include:
- the Allen Chapel AME Liturgical Praise dance director
- dance workshops
- Releve Dance Ensemble
- the AME Church Midwest Conference young people department
- Verbal Visions Spoken Word Ministry
- Unity Productions gospel play “Say Yes”
- and private events and programs.
DeShonte’s love for dance isn’t to be outdone by her academia. She has attained the following academic credentials:
- Associate of Arts Degree from Johnson County Community College
- Certificate of Business Entrepreneurship though the Kansas Women’s Business Center
- Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Baker University.
DeShonte is dedicated and has a passion for working with youth while challenging them to strive for excellence in all that they do. She believes in instilling values not just for the moment … but values that will last a lifetime.
Jordan Pamon (Chicago, IL) was introduced to dance through Eta creative arts foundation. Jordan began her formal training at the age of 12 at Wirt Emerson Visual and Performing arts school where she was trained by Joshua Ishmon and Sheryl Barnes. She is a graduate of Chicago highschool for the performing arts and has recently graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City with a degree in Dance. Jordan has also trained with deeply rooted dance theater, complexions contemporary ballet, Milwaukee ballet, Debbie Allen dance academy and Homer Bryant. Ms.Pamon has performed works by Gary Abbott, DeAnna Hiett, Micheal Blake, Brandon Discriso, Sarah Ford Thompson, Tristian Griffin,and Nicole Clark-Springer.
Bio coming soon.