About Us

Miami Dance Hub is a multi-faceted resource that offers one stop shopping for dance in South Florida. 
 
Our purpose is to develop a cohesive dance community with common goals and shared resources. We intend to unite, educate and excite dancers and audience members by promoting the wealth of opportunities available in dance skill development, experience and performance. Miami Dance Hub serves as a source of information to make dance in Miami more inviting, accessible and easy.
Miami Dance Hub is a non-profit organization fostering a collaborative professional dance community that empowers and equips artists and businesses to pursue their full potential. Since 2018, Miami Dance Hub offers digital resources, social platforms and industry events that connect dance professionals to networking and business opportunities.
Miami Dance Hub supports equality across all industries and is committed to continued action within our areas of expertise: the dance arena and South Florida community. We believe synergy is the key to creating a future where equality reigns. Miami Dance Hub supports every one — regardless of their race, gender, preference, or religion.  Let’s make the world on stage, off stage, and backstage a safe and equitable place for us all to dance.

Meet Miami Dance Hub

 

Cameron Basden

Artistic Director

cameron@miamidancehub.com

Cameron is a director, producer, educator, répétiteur and writer. After a performing career with the Joffrey Ballet, she served as ballet master and co-associate director of that company and director of dance at Interlochen Center for the Arts. Cameron was a muse for Gerald Arpino in the creation of his ballets and danced in a variety of styles by many noted choreographers. She has worked in film projects with PBS, portrayed herself in Robert Altman’s movie, The Company and produces collaborative events throughout the U.S. Cameron serves on the board of The Arpino Foundation, the City of Miami Arts and Entertainment Council, the advisory board for DanceNow! Miami, was honored to serve on the Cultural Arts Committee for the World OutGames Miami 2017 and is the dance writer for miamiartzine and Artburst Miami. She is committed to promoting dance visibility and growth in Southern Florida.

Trisha Carter

Executive Director

trisha@miamidancehub.com

Trisha Carter is a professional dancer, entrepreneur, and change maker in South Florida. She understands the importance of finding middle ground between dance and contemporary society. After studying with a number of noted ballet instructors, Trisha completed her training at the Harid Conservatory and the Kirov Academy before joining Houston Ballet II. In Florida, Trisha has danced and toured with Ballet Florida, Cuban Classical Ballet, Miami Contemporary Dance Company, Dance Now Miami, and is presently in her fourth year with Dimensions Dance Theater of Miami where she also serves as company manager. As an entrepreneur, Trisha started Virtuos Capital Inc, to realign artists, audiences, philanthropy, and the investor community. Trisha holds a B.B.A. in International Business & Trade and a B.S. in International Economics, which she continues to use to develop the performing arts in Southern Florida. 

Meet the Team

Yanis Eric Pikieris

Digital Content Manager

submissions@miamidancehub.com

Yanis Eric Pikieris is a native of Miami, Florida. He began his training with his parents Marielena Mencia and Yanis Pikieris at the Miami Youth Ballet. He also trained at Miami City Ballet School and with Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride at the Charlotte Ballet Academy. With Charlotte Ballet he performed in several company productions, including Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux's The Nutcracker and Peter Pan, and George Balanchine's Tarantella. Yanis Eric joined Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami in 2016 as an inaugural member of the company where he has since performed works by George Balanchine, Gerald Arpino, Septime Webre and Ivonice Satie, to name a few; and has choreographed two new works on the company. 

Kevin Jenkins

Creative Media Editor

Dance Magazine has praised Kevin’s work as “riveting” and he travels throughout the country choreographing for State Street Ballet, St. Louis Ballet, San Diego Dance Theater, the School of Ballet Arizona, SUNY Purchase, CPYB, Island Moving Company, Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami, and Big Muddy Dance among others. He has served on faculty at Boston Ballet School, Joffrey Ballet School, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, the University of San Diego, and Master Ballet Academy. His choreography has been performed on the Inside/Out Series at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and he has been awarded residencies with Djerassi and the National Choreographers Initiative.

Sara Franco

Data Administrator

info@miamidancehub.com

Sara Franco is a West Palm Beach native who danced her way to Miami in 2015 after completing her traineeship for BalletMet in Columbus, Ohio. She attended the New World School of the Arts College where she combined her ballet training with contemporary and modern styles. Upon graduating from New World in 2019 she started freelancing and keeps training by taking open class with different companies around Miami. Ms. Franco’s interest in engaging with Miami’s professional dance community brought her to meet the directors of Miami Dance Hub, and has been working for the organization since fall of 2019.

Meet the Board

Diana Ford

Secretary

Teddy Talbot

Allyn Ginns Ayers

With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor, and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners.