MEET THE TEAM

Broadway Performing Arts Studio is a program ran and operated by the star of Stage, Film, and Television, India Scandrick Myers. The Goal and mission of her school is to foster and enrich the lives of young girls through the arts while encouraging positive self esteem and excellence in education .

About India Scandrick Myers

India Scandrick Myers, Owner, and Creative director of Broadway Performing Arts has made a name for herself in the world of performing arts. The actress, singer, director and choreographer, is a star of stage, television and film. She’s known to be a very talented individual. Her move at age 10 to Los Angeles landed her many acting roles and experiences, her first one being with Dream Works. Three years later Scandrick celebrated her 13th birthday on Broadway, where she performed in Disney’s “The Lion King” as Young Nala. The experience was a hallmark in career that spans 17 years. Her resume is thick with experiences, including television acting roles in: Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne,” “Disney 365”, Lifetimes “The Fantasia Barrino Story”, WGN series “UNDERGROUND” and FOX hit series “Sleepy Hollow”, and “Making History”. She also has appeared in films such as “The Greening of Whitney Brown”, Netflix “Spork”, and other theater musicals like “A Christmas Carol” at the Alliance Theater and “Annie”. Most recently, the triple threat uses her God given talents and her Bachelors Degree in Theater Arts, from Clark Atlanta University, to train and direct roughly 200 students weekly. During the day Scandrick works at Eagles Landing Christian Academy as the Lower lever dance instructor, Elementary School Art teacher and the Middle School Drama Director. She had her Directorial Debut there in 2014, and since then she’s directed shows such as: Steel Magnolia, Mulan, The Lion King, The Wiz, High School Musical Jr. , 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Cinderella and many more! Every day after concluding at ELCA, she Spends time at her Performing Arts studio, BPAC, teaching dance classes, voice lessons, acting classes and coaching her undefeated competition dance team. India’s goal and calling is to create an aspiring creative environment for students to learn and grow to become positive role models and amazing performers with a high self-esteem.

MEET THE STAFF

MARIAH J. FEARON

Mariah has been teaching ballet, tap, jazz, and contemporary dance for almost ten years and theatre for five years. She also has a Bachelors in Theatre and performing arts. In 2016 she was nominated by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival to compete in their regional festival, for her
performance in a series of plays at Clayton State University. Mariah was recently employed at Clayton State University, where her choreography was featured in their adaptation of “A Christmas Carol.”

Jardyn Griffin

Jardyn Griffin is 22 years young and a recent graduate from Clark Atlanta finishing as a theatre major, she earned her Bachelors of Arts. Performing since the age of 6, acting and dancing has always been Jardyn’s first love. Choreographing became a talent Jardyn discovered when she was 16 having to create choreo from Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, to Contemporary for a dancing elective in high school. Since being enrolled and after graduation she’s performed on stages across Atlanta and has been in numerous music videos as a backup dancer.  During her matriculation at CAU, she joined one of the school’s dance organizations which helped mold and build her dancing creativity. A piece of Jardyn’s creativity will be enjoyed tonight!

“I’m so proud of the girls! Each and every one of them has grown and I know they’ll be great!”

Erica

Erica began her dance career at the tender age of 6 . During her 12 years as a pupil she has trained extensively under the instruction of many seasoned dancers including Toni Doctor,Broadway performer and principal dancer for the Atlanta Ballet; All Star tap choreographer Angie Sammons and international master tapper Jay Fagan , just to name a few…

During Erica’s decade at her home studio she has had the privilege to lead the Elite division as a soloist and during her freshman year of high school she began instructing and choreographing for the younger Elite division . Throughout high school she participated in the advanced dance program after her first audition. After leaving her home studio to further her dance career, education and experience she joined the BPA family teaching tap to hundreds of girls and working closely ,also shadowing one of the most talented and seasoned dancers , India Scandrick , which proves to be one of her greatest achievements . She also volunteers as an assistant dance coach for the DeKalb Early College Academy dance team. Erica’s message to the girls would be: “If you find what you’re passionate about and make it a career , you will always be successful because you’ll always be happy.”

Ariel Anderson

My name is Ariel Anderson and I am from Athens Georgia and have been dancing since the age of two. I have trained in multiple styles such as contemporary, jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, stiletto and musical theatre. I am currently a member of the Lamorris Namari Ballet Company, 3D Pro Company and Raiin Dance Theatre as well as the new dance web series Guycode Atl. I am also currently working on becoming a certified personal trainer.

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