A Time to Dance Productions is centered on the word of God and is committed to spreading the love of God through Drama, Dance, and Intercession.
Our mission is to produce high quality plays that spread the word of god. Headed by our founder and artistic director Swazzette Whitten, we use our creativity as an evangelism tool to bring people to Christ.
Founder / Artisitic Director
Swazette was born and raised in New York. She began dancing and acting from an early age. Her parents disapproved of her pursuing a career in performing arts, so she entered into a medical career.
While doing so her passion for dance became stronger. She decided that medicine was not her calling and she started pursuing a career in Performing Arts. Swazzette went back to school and graduated from Stony Brook University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater, Cum Laude and her Master's Degree in Business Administration in Management and Marketing. She has trained in Dickerson Performing Arts, Shachah Ministries Int'l, Upper Room Dance Academy, and Dance for Joy Ministries, The Broadway Dance Center, Dance Theater of Harlem and Stony Brook University. She has studied Ballet, Modern/Jazz, African Dance, Tap Dance, Flag Twirling and Tambourine Choreography, Acting, Stage Management, Play-writing, Directing and much more.
She's danced at various functions, churches & non-profit conferences, political events, The Majestic Theater in Dallas Texas, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and more.
Swazzette has taught Flags/Banners, Tambourine Choreography, and Streamers at Dance for Joy. She has been an Assistant Dance Educator with a program through the Board of Education teaching "Swing Dance" and Nutrition to 120 fourth graders. She currently teaches at A Time Dance Productions and does teaching seminars throughout the tri-state area in churches.
She has been an intercessor for over 10 years and has trained in and sat in the office of an intercessor, in a local church.
In 2007 Swazzette started a prayer ministry called "Praying for the Performing Arts" where they pray for global issues in the world and in the church concerning the performing arts. She teaches Liturgical dance, different levels of Tambourine Choreography and different levels of Flag Twirling. She also teaches Acting, Stage Management, Directing, and Production. Swazette has written and directed skits and plays such are "All the Way", "Divorce is not Final", and "For Every Mountain.
Our founder created our prayer ministry praying for the Arts in 2007. The purpose of the ministry is to pray for global issues in the world and in the church concerning performing arts.Let's pray together
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