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WHO IS DE BARKER

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  • Serves in the capacity of Event Planner/Hostess/Choreographer/Promoter/Producer
  • Co-Founder and former CEO of Non-profit Dance Organization (The KC Coolers)
  • Served as Chief Choreographer/Head Instructor of The KC Coolers, Kooler Kidz and DeUnyt Dance Groups for over 7 years
  • Present CEO and Chief Choreographer of Kansas City’s Own, DeUnyt (The 1st R & B Soul Line Dance Performance group of KC as they have performed choreographed routines all over the U.S.)
  • Present CEO and Chief Choreographer/Head Instructor of I.D.W.D. (showcasing R & B Soul Line Dance & 2_Step choreographed routines all over the U.S.) www.idwdproductions.com
  • Choreographer and performer for the K.C. Tom Joyner Sky Show 2006 & 2007
  • Choreographer/Instructor for the City of Kansas City NCSD employee events
  • Performer/Instructor at the annual United We Dance Reunion 2007, 2008 , 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 …(www.unitedwedancereunion.com)
  • Travel in a LineDance/Ballroom/Steppin’ Circuit of dancers from all over U.S. – exchange dance step routines and many participants of this circuit visit hosting city for dancing events
  • Brought Line Dance and 2-Step classes to Parks & Rec KCMO Community Centers (Brush Creek, Southeast Community Center, Marlborough Community Center, YMCA, Hillcrest Community Center, The View and the New Southeast Community Center )…and paved the way for the KCK Connection Line Dance instruction.
  • Brought Line Dance and 2-Step classes to Topeka, KS Community Centers (Central Park, Hillcrest Comm. Ctrs)
  • 2-Step Contest Coordinator/Co-Producer/Producer – The Big StepOff (2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,2010, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2103, 2014, 2016)
  • 2-Step Contest Coordinator – The Big 2-Step Ball (December 26, 2008- Municipal Auditorium)
  • Judge for the Tom Joyner Sky Show Performance Tryouts – Singing Competition KCMO 2006
  • Judge for KMJK Magic 107.3 Toby Keith’s Bar N Grill Harrah’s Lucky Break
  • Judge for Miss Kansas City Premier Scholarship Pageants
  • Artist Showcase Director for the KC Music & Entertainment Conference May 2009
  • CPR Certified
  • Certified Aerobics Instructor
  • Certified Silver Sneakers Instructor – Senior Citizen Aerobics
  • Accommodations/ Award of Recognition form The Tom Joyner Morning Show and The U.S. Army., Mayor of KC (1st Lady award 2011)
  • Has orchestrated for 2Step & Line Dance to be displayed and noted at numerous  concerts, events, radio interviews and some additional television coverage as well
  • Born & raised in KCMO
  • Resident of Los Angeles, CA for 22 years
  • BS Degree, Physical Sciences, Statistical Emphasis, California State University, Flt.
  • BS Degree, Computer Informations Systems, DeVry University
  • Mother of 2 daughters
  • Grandmother of 2 (granddaughter and gandson)
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