Tatiana Desardouin

Tatiana Desardouin is Haitian-swiss professional dancer, dance instructor, dance consultant, choreographer, organizer, curator, Lecturer with a Master degree as adult educator and a Bachelor in Psychology (University of Geneva). Tatiana won several competitions and is invited to give workshops and judge competitions around the world.

Tatiana has been teaching, mentoring and contributing to the Swiss dance community expansion since 2005, through her own dance school Le Centre Hip-Hop and a non-profit JAIA.

She developed her own teaching method called Technique Within Your Groove.

As a guest artist and adjunct professor she taught in universities such as Harvard University, the American University, The 5 colleges, Springfield College and currently is an adjunct professor at Hunter College. Tatiana is a member of the 92NY’s faculty since 2022.

She is the director and choreographer of Passion Fruit Dance Company, a street dance theater and educational company, which she founded in 2016. She performed with her company in places such as at The Apollo Theater, Summerstage, Jacob’s Pillow, the New Victory Theater, BAAD!Theater,  Ladies of Hip-Hop festival, 92NY, The Guggenheim/Works & Process organization, the Lincoln Center, Mass Moca, BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn and abroad (Canada and Switzerland).

Tatiana was selected as one of Dance Magazine’s 2020 25 to Watch, featured in the New Yorker magazine for the Goings on About Town in 2021, Harper’s Bazaar in 2021, and was awarded by the Vilcek Foundation Prizes for Creative Promise in Dance 2022.

She is a member of Nefer Global Movement collective since 2018, LayeRhythm Experiment Company since 2019.
FB: Passion Fruit Dance Company

Class: Hip-Hop & Housedance

Footprints Choreographer

Photo by Lauriane Ogay