With a background in ballet, songwriting, singing, and EDM, La’Toya Princess Jackson has done it all.The Harvard Crimson sat down with Jackson to discuss her artistic trajectory, her new show “Vanity Lane,” and inclusion on stage.
La’Toya Princess Jackson is a dance instructor at the Center for a New Generation at Connolly Elementary. She believes the best part of her job is exposing children in the inner city to the beauty and technique of dance, particularly ballet, but also modern and jazz. As a result, she has the opportunity to help them develop new skills and discover their talents, and provide them with self-confidence and an introduction to healthy living habits.... Read more about "The Fibers of Sound" - Boys & Girls Club - Center for a New Generation at Connally Elementary
Growing up, La’Toya Jackson had always dreamed of being a dancer. In fact, watching legendary entertainer Janet Jackson inspired her to learn as much as possible about the craft. But it was the lack of programs in her southwest Atlanta neighborhood that compelled her to teach girls the foundation of dance, even introducing many to ballet through a program she is now offering at Woolfolk Boys & Girls Club. ... Read more about Ballet boosts confidence, teaches healthy choices to budding dancers