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A native of Florida, Ronne has danced professionally for over 29 years. Her first introduction to African dance was at the Orlando School of Cultural Dance in 1993. In addition, she was a member of Kuumba Dance Company in Tampa, Florida, and Adefua Dance Company in Seattle, Washington. Among the masters she has studied with, she traveled extensively to study West African dance over the years. Her desire to connect her community to traditional dance and culture birthed a class that has thrived over the past 23 years. Ronne has taught several workshops and was the lead instructor for the African-American Dance Conference at Indiana University. As an instructor and choreographer, she has worked with the Urban Arts Consortium, Kenyette Dance Company, Assante Children's Theater, Jewel Christian Academy, Ben Davis Dance team, Central Indiana Dance Academy, Indy Dance Academy, Circle City Dance Productions, and Kids Dance Outreach. In 2014, she was the lead choreographer for Butler University's production of "The Water Carriers" under the direction of visiting international artist Micheal Williams. She also performed in and choreographed the Phoenix Theaters production of "Dontrell Who Kissed the Sea" in 2015. During the 2017 production of "The Lion King" at Orchard Middle School, her passion for children blossomed.  Her experience teaching children over the past 21 years through the Iibada Dance Company has allowed her to develop children's preschool and high school educational workshops. In 2010, Ronne graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Fine Arts. She has been a teaching artist with Arts For Learning (formerly Young Audiences) for the past 12 years. During the 2017-2019 school year, she taught dance to students at Ignite Achievement Academy and fine art at Tindley Genesis Academy from 2019-2021. She is an adjunct professor at Butler University, teaches art at Believe High School and Rooted High School continues to partner with numerous arts organizations. 

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