Deshon Rollins - Richmond Ballet
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DeShon Rollins

Minds In Motion Teaching Artist

Hometown: Southampton County, VA // Joined: 2021

DeShon Donté Rollins is from Southampton County, Virginia and is an alumnus of Virginia State University and the famed Joffrey Ballet School located in New York City. He is a performing artist who has performed across the United States as well as internationally in Brazil, Colombia, and Cozumel just to name a few. DeShon is currently a touring Professional Dancer with The Latin Ballet of Virginia. While touring, DeShon enjoys spreading the art and love of dance through community service and many outreach assignments. He has had the opportunity to train with some of the top artists in the industry, which allowed him to land many highlight features in the following: The Washington Post, VH1’s UNICEF campaign, Netflix’s movie Burning Sands, Western Tidewater Living magazine, Dancers of RVA web series and many many more. DeShon strives to frame, construct, instruct, and inspire youths across the world that anything is possible through hard work, dedication and keeping God first in all you do. At Richmond Ballet since 2021.

Minds In Motion TEAM

The Minds In Motion Team at Richmond Ballet is made up of professional teaching artists and musicians who bring their love, passion and experience of dance to each of their students. They embody the organization’s belief that dance has the unique power to uplift our lives and bring communities together.

Sarah Ferguson headshot, Operations Director and Company Photographer.
Sarah Ferguson
Education & Community Programs Director and Company Photographer
Portrait of Jordan Glunt, Minds In Motion Director.
Jordan Glunt
MINDS IN MOTION DIRECTOR
Katherine Smothers headshot, Associate School Director, Community Engagement.
Katherine Smothers
MINDS IN MOTION ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE AND TEACHING ARTIST
Portrait Blanton Bradley, MInds In Motion Music Supervisor.
Blanton Bradley
Minds In Motion Accompanist
Keeley Hernández
Minds In Motion Administrative Assistant & Teaching Apprentice
Elle Gaubatz
TEACHING ARTIST
Jordan Garrett
Minds In Motion Accompanist
Portrait of Amy Hruska
Amy Hruska
MINDS IN MOTION ACCOMPANIST
Portrait of Joe Lubman
Joe Lubman
MINDS IN MOTION ACCOMPANIST
Joy Price\
Joy W. Price
MINDS IN MOTION ACCOMPANIST
Portrait of Rachel Shimkus
Rachel Shimkus
MINDS IN MOTION ACCOMPANIST
Shanshan Qiao
Minds In Motion Accompanist
Portrait of Alexandra Zaslav
Alexandra Zaslav
ISRAEL RESIDENCY COORDINATOR & TEACHING ARTIST