Tyrone C. Walker began his training in Washington, D.C., at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts under the direction of Charles Augins. Tyrone has received dance training from The Washington School of Ballet, School of Nashville Ballet, and Giordano Dance Chicago under full scholarships. Tyrone is a former member of Nashville Ballet 2, Ailey II, and Dallas Black Dance Theatre. He has performed works by many notable choreographers, including Paul Vasterling, Robert Philander, Alvin Ailey, Troy Powell, George Faison, Thang Dao, Sidra Bell, Ben Stevenson, Christopher L. Huggins, Robert Battle, and Judith Jamison. He has also performed with Nashville Ballet and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey’s Memoria . Tyrone recently premiered his choreography, Prototype , in Ontario, Canada and has choreographed on the students of Houston Academy of Dance, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, The Ailey School, Dallas Black Dance Theatre II, the Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet, and Agora Dance.
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