Amanda T. Fair

Teaching Assistant
1941 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Ms. Fair is a full time Dance and Spoken Word Artist who has been both dancing and writing poetry for the last twenty-nine years. She is a graduate of The Baltimore School for the Arts where she majored in Dance, and of The University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she received her BFA in Ballet Performance. She received an internship from UARTS that allowed her to spend her final year of college in New York City studying at The Dance Theatre of Harlem School in their Professional Program. After spending the last thirteen years as a performer, choreographer and dance educator Amanda is currently pursuing her Masters in Fine Arts in Dance at The University of Maryland College Park as a first year student.


Amanda has performed in many independent projects as well as with a number of companies that include The Washington Reflections Dance Company, Full Circle Dance Company, and she is Founder and Director of PXDC, Poetic Xpressions Dance Company. Her choreography has been performed in theatres such as The Kennedy Center,  The Hippodrome,  The Baltimore Museum of Art and Baltimore Theatre Project.  Amanda is an author,  proud mother of 1, a private dance coach, and a 2010 recipient of the Baker Artist Award. She has taught in many dance programs and schools including The Dance Theatre of Harlem's Community Outreach Program, The University of the Arts, Morgan State University, The Community College of Baltimore County,  Baltimore Ballet,  Howard County Ballet,  The Ballet Theatre of Maryland and The Dance Institute of Washington.


Ms. Fair is most interested in people, passion, purpose and the creative process as well as the healing and therapeutic power of Dance.  She is most thankful  her Creator, her beautiful son Noah,  for former instructors Norma Pera, Levine Naidu, Stephanie Powell, and Deborah Black, and for every one of her students who continue to inspire her.