Master Teaching Artist, Definitive Arts Education
Terrence “TM” Pride is a native of Quincy, Florida, and a graduate of Florida A&M University in theater performance and dance. He has choreographed over 60 pieces of work, including musicals and dance recitals. A man of many talents; director, choreographer, dancer, costume designer, and teacher. Terrence can be seen on the stage or behind the camera; Rialto Theatre’s American Black Princess, Jordan Peele’s: LoveCraft Country are two of his most recent productions. His career as a professional teaching artist began in 2012, as the director of the arts program for 21st Century Fun2Learn Camp for four years in Gadsden County. He continued his teaching at the Joan Kroc Atlanta Theater Camp, Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, FL, and the Ailey Camp Miami at the Adrienne Arsht Center. From 2017 to 2019, Mr. Pride served as the director of the dance and theater magnet program at Apalachee Tapestry Magnet School of the Arts in Tallahassee, FL where he directed two Disney productions, Beauty and the Beast Jr. and Aladdin Jr. In 2018, Terrence curated Definitive Arts: Arts Integrated Education, lessons for the classroom teacher that infuses common core with fun and energetic elements of drama and dance! Terrence currently teaches theatre and dance in Miami, FL, and dances professionally with the Peter London Global Dance Company.