Tanika is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and a graduate of the University of Baltimore County’s social work program. In the spring of 2008, she received her MBA from Regis University and received a Doctorate of Management from the University of Maryland, University College in May of 2012. In addition to teaching undergraduate retention seminars and holding an administrative position, Mrs. Hall is also the founder and president of a non-profit organization. Her research interests focus on generational differences in the workplace, and leadership style preference.
Brian’s lighting for dance includes works for Any Seiwert (But Now I Must Rest, Under Covers, Dear Ms. Cline, Requiem, Slow Ride, and others since 2001), Larry Keigwin (Caffeinated), Charlotte BoyeChristensen (Walls), and many others. A close collaborative relationship with Kate Weare has included Dark Lark (2013), The Light Has Not The Arms to Carry Us (revived 2012), Garden (2012), Bright Land (2010, with music by The Crooked Jades), Leanto (2009), Bridge of Sighs (2008) and rep works. His lighting has premiered at the BAM Next Wave Festival, New York City Center’s Fall For Dance Festival, The Joyce Theater and The Joyce Soho, as well as with Washington Ballet, Jacob’s Pillow (Massachusetts) and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco). Brian has toured nationally and internationally since 2000, most recently with the Paul Taylor Dance Company. He holds his MFA from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts and is a member of United Scenic Artists. Brian also lights theater and music productions.