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.
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.