Dexter Green, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, began his dance training at the age of three at Tari's School of Dance and later joined Revolution Dance Co. His passion for dance grew as he began dancing competitively, in solo and group divisions, winning awards and accolades along the way. In the spring of 2015, Dexter received a B.F.A. in Dance Performance from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. He was given the distinction of Marshall of his graduating class. He has performed works by Danny Burachezci, Mike Esperanza, Bill T. Jones, Adam Hougland, Joost Vrouenrates, Joshua L. Peugh, and Bruce Wood.
During his time at SMU, Dexter was a founding member of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance’s United States branch, performed with the Dallas Symphonic Orchestra in their 2014 Christmas Performance, performed in the 2015 Miss TEXAS Beauty Pageant, performed in numerous industrials with Mary Kay, Inc. and Sally Beauty Supply. A Brother of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, he chartered his chapter, Upsilon Mu, in the fall of 2012.
Currently located in Los Angeles, Dexter performs with a professional Bollywood company, Karmagraphy Entertainment and Stroll Groove Entertainment. He has taught hip hop, contemporary, lyrical, ballet, Bollywood and jazz in the greater Los Angeles area. Dexter has appeared in numerous music videos, national campaigns, commercial print, movies, live performances with artists like Aloe Blacc and Dawn Richard, national campaigns with GAP and BET, has appeared in music videos with Allu Arjun, Vidya Vox, Dawn Richard, Issac Choe, Esther Anaya, just to name a few. As a choreographer, his competition solos and group numbers have placed 1st, and has assisted in choreographing for tours and behind the scenes for music videos.
This is Dexter's first year teaching at New West Charter and could not be more thrilled with the opportunity to share his knowledge and passion for dance with the students at New West!