NAIKE NEGRETTI

NAI moved to New York City in 2005 from Italy. She began her strong and diversified training at her mother’s dance academy in Sicily. From the early age of 7 Nai began her career performing on stage, TV & film and continues to perform as well as choreograph throughout United States and Europe.

Since moving to NYC, Nai has been dancing and choreographing for DANCE 2XS and many other local companies and artists. She was a soloist for DECADANCETHEATRE, one of the most important American female dance companies in the Hip Hop industry and the Italian Kamutis Dance Company . Other performing credits include: TASTE, a female Hip Hop Company, premiere of the movie “Take the Lead”, NYC Carnival as well as music videos on BET and MTV for Tiffany Evans, TV on the Radio, the Clox  and F’N’ MTV.

She  was on faculty at The Pulse Performing Arts and Central Park Dance in Westchester as well as at Arias Dance NYC. She teaches master classes and choreographs for many schools worldwide. Nai’s choreography competes with high success (winner of Dance Educators of America, Starbound Talent Competition, Star Systems Talent Competition, Jump Convention and many others).Nai teaches workshops around the States and Europe, such as Broadway Dance Center closed classes, the World Dance Movement sponsored by Broadway Dance Center and Tezoro Productions and Dance Without Limits of Prague.

She currently works at Broadway Dance Center for the ISVP Department.

She is an extraordinary teacher, as her training came from a strong Classical and Jazz background, she has the tools and knowledge to breakdown and explain any style of dance. Nai is extremely caring and giving to her students. Her style is versatile and unique, mixing the smoothness of lyrical jazz with the lines of contemporary  and the energy of Hip Hop and street jazz movements .

Through her dance she is able to capture the strength of woman and men as well. In her class she promotes a positive attitude, individuality, self-expression and self-respect for all her students.