Tiffany Jefferson

Tiffany Jefferson is the director of the Hinds Community College Dance program in Raymond. Mrs. Jefferson is the 2020 Dell Keiffner, Carnegie Hall Director of the Year, the 2020 City With Soul honoree, 2021 Jackson State University Artist Prowess recipient, the 2013 Humanities Teacher of the Year recipient, and the Hinds Community College 2018 Hind’s Hero and Life Start Award recipient. Mrs. Jefferson is the artistic director and founder of the Montage Theatre of Dance. She is one of the lead instructors of Dance Works Studio in Clinton, MS. Tiffany Jefferson is pursuing a Ph.D. from Jackson State University. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Dance Education from Wichita State University. She received her undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University, where she was the 1996 Miss Black Oklahoma and an All-American collegiate cheerleader. She has also studied with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, TAP into the Network, American Collegiate Dance Festival Association , and many other governing bodies.

Mrs. Jefferson has received numerous choreography awards from various dance governing bodies. She has performed and choreographed professionally for New Stage Theatre, Music Theatre of Wichita, Oklahoma Dance Theatre, Mississippi Metropolitan Ballet, Actor’s Playhouse, and Paramount Parks. Mrs. Jefferson has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, NY, Bridgewater College in Somerset, England, The Shanghai Acrobats in Branson, MO, The Historic Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, AR, The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, the Scottish Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN, and The Lincoln Center in NYC.

Tiffany is married to her husband, Joe, and the proud mother of her three children, Jordan (a Rhodes Scholar Finalist), Jones, and Kennedy, who all dance with her.