Co-Founder of DanzHouse
Co-Founder of DanzHouse
Taurus Vychune Solomon
is originally from Memphis, where he gained a reputation for producing some of Memphis, TN most talented dancers that are now living their dreams. He’s shared the stage with such acts as Ice Cube, YoYo, Too Short, Lyfe Jennings, Fred Hammond, John P Kee, and Ludacris. Taurus went on to beat out over 200 dancers to become part of the NBA Memphis Grizzlies Dance Team, and remained on the team for 4 yrs. assisting with choreography and the Jr Grizzlies Dance Team. He also taught for USA/Varsity Spirit Association training NBA, NFL, High School, and Jr. High dance teams to be the best. While living in Atlanta, GA, Taurus danced for WNBA Atlanta Dream “Shooting Stars” dance team, as well as taught for Pro Cheer America training NBA and NFL hopefuls to make their mark at tryouts and make the team. He also has a knack for training kids to come out of their comfort zone and transform themselves into powerful dancers. Kids he's trained have gone on to become working professionals in the industry. Taurus discovered that he has a knack for creating his own unique Zumba routines and also has gained a following across the southern states. Now that he is a Certified Zumba instructor he plans on taking his talents worldwide.
Nicole (Nikki) Taylor Tartt
a native of Memphis, TN, began her dance training at the age of three attending several local studios in Memphis, including Ballet Memphis and various summer intensives. Nicole received her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Nicole is a professional dancer and company member with Collage Dance Collective, a contemporary ballet company here is Memphis, TN. Nicole has been with the company since 2014. Besides dancing full time, Nikki teaches at various schools and dance studios around Memphis. She has been a teacher at DanzHouse since the summer of 2016.
Jamie Dunham is a Memphis native who began her dance career at the age of ten and began teaching/coaching career at the age of sixteen. As a teen she competed with both her dance studio and the Memphis Elite All Stars, and was the coach of her high school's freshman cheerleading squad.
She received a full college scholarship to dance for the 14 time National Champion University of Memphis Pom Squad, and placed 2nd and 3rd in the nation while she was there. After college she spent six months training at the Backstage Dance Center in Las Vegas, NV. She danced for the Memphis Grizzlies Dance Team for three seasons, and was one of ten standout finalists out of hundreds of NBA and NFL Dancers across the country at the USA Pro Dance Convention in 2004. She has been a featured guest choreographer for the Grizz Girls since 2009.
Jamie has been teaching and choreographing for various dance studios and dance teams in the Mid South for over 15 years. Her choreography has won several Platinum, Crystal, and Choreography Awards on both the Regional and National levels. Her students have received numerous scholarships and protegé/assistantships, and have grown to become professional dancers and lifelong students of dance.
a native Memphian who is known to most in the dance community as "Coach LE”. Coach LE began his 15 plus years of cheerleading and dance training as a 6 time All-American cheerleader before being certified by several accredited cheer and dance institutions. Isaac also enjoys serving the community by offering line dance and partner dance classes to adults and hosts several charitable events throughout the year. Passionate about training young athletes, Lias founded the Community Varsity Foundation which provides opportunities to award activity scholarships to student athletes.