Dance - Mrs. Cinnamon

Mrs. Smith

Cinnamon Halbert Smith has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and Performance from the University of Texas at Austin, and an Associates Degree in Performing Arts from American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Her professional career has ranged from Broadway to community Theatre, T.V., commercials, and motion pictures. Cinnamon began her training under Lorrie Keller with StarDanceSwan. Cinnamon has studied numerous techniques of modern dance from many companies and has been honored to perform for acclaimed companies and choreographers. Cinnamon's choreography has been performed at the American College Dance Festival (ACDF) in 2000 and 2004. One piece was selected for the National ACDF and showcased at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Since moving to Chattanooga, TN in 2004 Cinnamon's choreography has been performed at the opening of Ross's Landing (2005) and the Hunter Museum of American Art. Her choreography has been commissioned with many organizations in Chattanooga and throughout the state of Tennessee. She served as Resident Choreographer of Project Motion from 2005-2009 at the Center for Creative Arts.

She is currently in her 15th year at Normal Park Museum Magnet School, teaching

Pre-K through 8th grade where she began a dance program. She loves working with the Theatre and Musical Theatre director Kelly Shimel, on the school musicals every year. Cinnamon serves as guest instructor at Girls Preparatory School, working with the Upper School Dance Ensemble, and has served as a mentor and adjudicator for Baylor School. She has worked on several productions at the Little Theatre. Cinnamon currently tours with Vandance and other pick up companies throughout the country. She has traveled to Asia as a guest of the Ministry of Education of Singapore to provide Masters Classes to educators on how to incorporate Modern Dance and Creative Movement into their schools. Cinnamon is the founder and Artistic Director of FlutterBy Dance Theatre, a children's performance dance Theatre.

Cinnamon Smith

Cinnamon Smith
Dance teacher

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