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Tina Pendley Martin

Early Childhood, Ballet, Jazz, and Middle School Instructor


  • Kingsport Guild of Ballet (under Karen Gibbons-Brown)
  • Summer Intensives through Tennessee Association of Dance and SERB
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Management, Maryville College, Maryville, TN
  • Teacher Certification Dance, University of Georgia

Performance Experience:

  • Intercity Ballet Company, Johnson City, TN
  • Kingsport Guild of Ballet, Kingsport, TN
    • Performed with Chattanooga Ballet and other regional performances in Tennessee and Virginia, active member of Tennessee Association of Dance
  • Appalachian Ballet Company, Knoxville, TN
    • Honor Company, SERBA (Southeastern Regional Ballet Association)
    • Spoleto Festival Charleston, SC
    • Performed various roles in Swan Lake, Giselle, Nutcracker, and company repertory
  • Athens Ballet Theatre, Athens, GA
    • Soloist- Les Patineurs, The Night Before Christmas, Dew Drop Fairy in Nutcracker, Winter Fairy in Cinderella, Swanhilda in Coppelia

Additional Information:

  • Member of National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)
  • Member Georgia Association of Health, PE, Recreation, and Dance (GAHPERD)
  • Chapter sponsor National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NDHSA) Junior Chapter
  • 20+ years of experience teaching dance, ages 2-Adult
  • Choreographer, GACS Middle School Drama production, Godspell Jr.
  • Choreographer, GACS Middle School Drama production, Snoopy
  • Created dance curriculum for children ages 2-5 in the YMCA Mother's Morning Out program, Norcross, GA
  • Created curriculum for boys ages 3-6, GAC Creative Movement/Tumbling for Boys class
  • Guest choreographer for numerous school and community theatrical productions in the Athens and Atlanta area
  • Performer/choreographer- Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church dancers