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Derrick Yanford - Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz

DerrickDerrick began his formal training in a local studio in his home town Southwick, Ma.  After futhering his dance education at New York University"s Tisch School of Arts, Derrick began his professional career with Ballet Hispanico of New York, Battleworks Dance Company, The joffrey Concert Dancers, Nothern Connecticut BalletKoresh Dance Company, and Ash Contemporary.  His performance credits include the first national tour of "Footloose and " A Few Good Men Dancin...", the European Tours of "Evita" and "West Side Story", Walt Disney World and Radio City Music Hall's "Christmas Spectacular" as well as the world premiere of the Opera "Le Cid" starring Placido Domingo. Derrick brings both his incredible teaching ability and creative choreography to the westchester Dance Academy