Friday Forum Guest Dance Artists Program
2021-2022 Academic Year
As part of THD’s Friday Forum Guest Dance Artists program, Miranda Spada will provide a master class in jazz on Friday, September 17, 2021. Spada received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from the University at Buffalo under the direction of Tom Ralabate. There she was a member of the prestigious Zodiaque Dance Company where she was able to work with numerous choreographers. She was honored with being named director of Dancers Workshop for two years. After graduation, Miranda stayed in the Buffalo area where teaching opportunities opened and she found her passion. She is currently the Competition Director at Tonawanda Dance Arts and also directs and runs her own Mentorship Program called LEAD. This program facilities the growth of individuals who are looking to enhance their training and work towards pursuing a possible career in dance. She enjoys giving her students opportunities in and out of New York that enhance their dance journeys.
She is involved with the More Than Just Great Dancing Organization under Misty Lowen and is also certified in Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) Miranda also does guest teaching and choreography both in Western New York and back in Pennsylvania where she grew up. Training under Larraine Susa, she continues to go back to her roots to provide dance education. As Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Young Woman for 2008 she was provided many opportunities to share her love of dance. Miranda also judges competitions as she is an Adjudicator with Impact Dance Adjudicators as well as on faculty at Platinum National Dance Competition and Guidance Dance Experience. She enjoys passing on her education to dancers all over the country.