Ronnique Antoinette

2021 Grant Recipient + Feature

Ronnique Murray is a native of Washington , D.C . She attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where she received her Bachelors Fine Arts in Dance & Choreography. She also became a member of the Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Ronnique has had the opportunity to perform in works by Daniel Gwirtzman , Judith Steel, Scott Putman , Roger Lee Dance Company, LLC, Maverick Lemon Dance Project, Kyoko Ruch & Snoop Dogg. In 2010, Ronnique was featured in a reconstruction of the seminal work ‘Shelter’ by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Founder of The Urban Bush Woman Dance Company which aired in a documentary on PBS station. She has choreographed as well as co-choreographed for various dance competitions, dance films, showcases, pageants, & volunteers at local middle/high schools teaching workshops.  She began her Professional Teaching career as dance educator at Fairmont High School (Fairmont, NC) & Columbia Heights Education Center (Washington, D.C) Ronnique launched her dance consultant business Ramdance Effect, LLC & Founder of Ramdance Movement dance collective . She is currently dancing professionally with StepAfrika, choreographing, performing & teaching in the DC/MD area.