​​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


Director of Doug's Drama Camp

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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

Imaginative, Thoughtful, Energetic, Professional

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