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TU Dance Continues to Change the Face of Dance in the Twin Cities

Toni Pierce-Sands leading class at TU Dance When Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands noticed a lack of racial diversity among dancers in Minneapolis-St. Paul, they took action. In 2011, the former Ailey dancers founded TU Dance, where they’ve been providing pre-professional dance education to students in the Twin Cities, regardless of their background or financial […]

Twin City Titans

Tu Dance Center fills an unmet need in Minneapolis–St. Paul. Uri Sands coaches students in TU Dance repertory. They come bounding in, sometimes with moms or siblings in their wake, shoving dance bags and ballet slippers into cubbies along one wall of the former woodworking shop. After stripping down to black leotards and tights, the […]