Dean Reed loves to push to the maximum potential while being a warm & supportive instructor. He started his dance career after high school. Being self taught, he was introduced to Hip Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Street Jazz & Contemporary choreography. He has taught at Matthews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club, Jennings Family Investment Center, M.O.M ( Ministry On The Move), Wohl Community Center of St. Louis Rec & Park and Matiff Dance & Entertainment Company just to name a few. After booking a tour as a freelance dancer (CIY; Christ In Youth, Believe Tour) he audition and joined, a non-profit youth outreach organization, Matiff Dance and Entertainment Company of St. Louis, Missouri, for 3 years was able to expand his knowledge of the dance. During his membership with Matiff, He became a Dancer/Choreographer/Assistant Director where he was able to train and train others under choreographers and directors such as Tiffanie Standfield, Anthony “Redd” Williams, Gil Vazquez, A'Drey Vinogradov and Maxx Vega. Through training he was able to work for COCA (Center of Creative Arts), Matiff Dance and Entertainment Company and Ministries On The Move (M.O.M). Through that experience he had the opportunity to work as an assistant/dancer with the COCA Family Theater Series “In The Loop 1 & 2” The Black Rep and Grandel’s “Dancing In The Streets”. Today, continues to share his passion for dance and hopes to spread his love and passion for the dance culture.