LaToya Roberson RAD RTS, LaToya began her ballet training in her hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana. There she trained with Theater School of Dance and danced with the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet. Before moving to NYC she was able to pass all of her Vocational examinations with the Royal Academy of Dance.
LaToya has been a student at many prestigious dance schools including Pittsburgh Youth Ballet, North Carolina School of the Arts, Dance Theater of Harlem and The Ailey School, where she received the Judith Jamison Fellowship. While attending the Ailey School she had the opportunity to perform with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in their production of Alvin Ailey’s ballet “Memoria”. Studying at these schools has given LaToya the privilege of studying under and dancing for dance greats such as Melissa Hayden, Gelsey Kirkland, Arthur Mitchell, and Ronald K. Brown.
Since finishing her training, LaToya has gone on to perform on stage as well as on television. She has been a featured dancer on Live! With Regis and Kelly and the MTV Video Music Awards. She has danced with Contemporary Ballet Theater and Genesis Dance Company. She has also had the opportunity to dance as a guest artist in roles for ballets such as Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Firebird, The Nutcracker, Giselle and more. LaToya has been on staff and has been guest teacher at numerous dance schools in the NY tri-state area. She has most recently been a staff member of D’Valda and Sirico Dance and Music Centre in Fairfield, CT under the direction of Angela D’Valda Sirico and Steve Sirico (founders of Dance Teacher Web) and is a permanent staff member of Dance Impressions in Union, NJ.
She is a member of and Registered Teaching status with the Royal Academy of Dance. LaToya is new to the Los Angeles area and is honored to be a new faculty member at LABA.
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