​​Director of hip hop, Brazilian & creative dance, Drumming, Capoeira and Theatrical Performance

André is an Oakland native, moved back from New York City after performing professionally in a number of off-broadway shows. He has taught youth ages 5-18 for over a decade and continues to teach hip hop, contemporary-jazz, creative dance and fitness to kids around the Bay Area including Chabot Elementary. For more information about Andre, visit



  • Oakland School for the Arts: Dance emphasis 2007

  • B.A. Liberal Arts Dance & Psychology from the New School University: Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts - 2011

  • CPR certified


Zezé is a former preschool owner, director and head teacher. Her teaching responsibilities encompassed all aspects of the curriculum including pre-academics, art, science, dance/creative movement, assessment and readiness for kindergarten.

Zezé is creative, organized, detailed oriented with keen eyes to oversee the whole picture of running a children's program. Zezé is also a licensed independent Financial Producer appointed by many reputable Companies in The country


Director of Arts & Crafts


  • B.A. Liberal Studies

  • B.A. in Fine Arts and Photography

  • A.A. Early Childhood Education 

  • Site Supervisor Permit by the State of California

     Commission on Teacher Credentialing 

  • State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing - Children’s Center Instruction Permit

  • Active member of Northern California Translator Association

  • Trilingual (Fluent English, Portuguese, Advanced Spanish)

  • Trained in creative Dance and Movement at CSUEB 

  • Former Afro-Brazilian dancer with Ginga Brazil

  • CPR and First Aid Certified

  • International and National Event Manager, Producer, and Coordinator for Words of Peace Global.

  • Active member of Brasarte a non-profit organization that helps children worldwide through expressions of arts.

  • Over 30 years of experience working with children of all ages.

  • Licensed Life, Health/Long Term Care Insurance Agent


Teaching Assistant

After playing in the marching band and serving as drum major Jenelle McBride attended the University of California Santa Barbara. There she got her B.A. in Psychology and collaborated amongst peers in a research group studying the Speech and Hearing Sciences.

In 2012 Jenelle started working with the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation as Recreation Assistant, where she aided a child through after school and summer programs for four years. In 2015 she started her current position as Group Specialist at Redwood Heights Elementary School. Be it in the classroom helping students reach their academic goals or at recess supervising both structured and unstructured games, Jenelle has worked with students across grades and group sizes. Ardently working to build up confidence and community.


Director of Doug's Drama Camp

We also offer a DRAMA CAMP at the same location.

For more information please visit


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