Shanice Mason, a native of Virginia, is an east coast based freelance dance artist, educator, and arts administrator currently residing in Washington, DC. She holds a BFA in Dance & Choreography and Minor in General Business from Virginia Commonwealth University. Shanice is currently a company artist with Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDprojectNYC, led by Johnnie Mercer, and works frequently with Orange Grove Dance, Tariq O’Meally, MK Abadoo, and S. J. Ewing & Dancers.
As an arts administrator and educator, Shanice is dedicated to maintaining the performing arts as an integral part of the education system. Through nationally known enrichment dance company, Tippi Toes®, she has been able to provide and maintain functional dance classes for elementary level students across the DMV area.
Shanice is currently serving as Dance Metro DC’s Communications Manager and is on faculty at CityDance DREAM and Tippi Toes® Dance. She is thrilled to be joining Dance/USA’s Programming Team!