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Tiffany Rea-Fisher
Tiffany Rea dances like a lit fuse. Energy radiates from her powerful legs and muscular arms. Sparks seem to fly from the funky curls atop her head. - Emily Macel, Dance Magazine

TIFFANY REA-FISHER received her BFA from the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College SUNY. While at Purchase she co-founded ForArts, the school's first interdisciplinary presenting organization, which provided opportunities for students from different conservatories to create collaborative works. Ms. Rea-Fisher accepted her first full-time professional position with the Compania de Dance in Burgos Spain from 2002-2003. After returning to New York and completing her degree she performed with The Kevin Wynn Collection, Dance Anonymous, Abraham.in.Motion and The Brett Howard Dance Company. During that time she also became the resident choreographer for the Fresno Ballet School and she continued in that capacity until 2009.

In 2004 Ms. Rea-Fisher created, directed, and curated Dance at the Tank at the interdisciplinary arts organization the Tank. Ms. Rea-Fisher joined Elisa Monte Dance in 2004 where she was principal dancer until 2010, performing lead roles in such classic works as Treading, Pigs and Fishes, Shattered and Volkmann Suite. She was named Dance Magazine's "On the Rise" person for their 2007 August issue based on her performance during the company's 2006 season at the Joyce Theater. Ms. Rea-Fisher began her administrative work for the company as the Director of Education for Elisa Monte Dance where she worked to expand the company's educational initiatives. In 2009 Tiffany was promoted to the role of Associate Artistic Director for Elisa Monte Dance, and has had the privilege of having her last five pieces become part of the company's repertory. In 2011 Ms. Rea-Fisher was promoted to the role of Director of Operations oversees all of the office's day to day functions.

Teaching is a big part of Ms. Rea-Fisher's position and she has since taught at the Ailey School, City Center, Dance New Amsterdam, Dancewave, Dickinson State University, George Mason University, Juilliard, NYU Tisch, Peridance, Steffi Nossen, Steps on Broadway, SUNY Purchase, and Wells College. Currently Ms. Rea-Fisher is on faculty at the Joffrey School of Ballet.