Detroit’s Uprising Talent: Cheyenne Baker

Cheyenne Baker is a professional dancer from Detroit, MI. who started her training at the age of seven while attending MBS Training Center in Oak Park, MI. There she expanded her horizon in the art of dance through many different forms such as Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz and Gymnastics.

In 2008 she graduated from the Detroit School of Arts with a major in dance and minor in radio/television. After graduation, Baker attended Oakland University where she served as a member of the Oakland Dance Theatre and studied with the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble under Christopher Huggins and Alicia Cutaia. Since then Baker has performed in many states with various artists such as Keyshia Cole, TGT, Aretha Franklin and Christopher Williams just to name a few. Currently, Baker is an instructor at Danse D’Amour Dance Studio specializing in Jazz and Contemporary. In addition to being a choreographer and teacher with over 100 students, she is also the founder of A2D Dance Company which is a Detroit based contemporary company open to those with the passion and love for modern and contemporary dance. Chy Baker 2

Her vision is to bring awareness to a popular style of dance known as “Contemp-Hop,” she plans to continue teaching and performing all while pursuing her degree in dance education. Check out her company on Instagram @A2D_dance along with her personal page where she displays the different forms of dances she’s gifted in @DanceAdikt. For any questions, comments or concerns, feel free to email her at


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Derek Nesbitt

I am a 18y.o freshman at Michigan State University with the major of journalism. I am also a MSU Competitive Cheerleader along with a member of the MSU Urban Dream Dance team.

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