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Criscia Long



Criscia was born in Long Island, NY. From the young age four she was surrounded by music and pushed into the spot light, battling on the dance. She attended Long Island School of the Arts where she began preparing for her professional career as a dance major. She then went on to receive her BFA in Dance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University. After obtaining her degree she immediately began to dive into the world of live performance working with amazing companies such as Nike and Disney, as well as artiest such as Lil' Kim, Madonna, and Pharrell. She also had the pleasure of dancing at the "World's Most Famous Arena" as Captain of the Knicks City Dancers. Outside of performing Criscia also has a passion for teaching children and fitness. However her absolute favorite thing is being a mom to her ten month old baby girl Caiden. Outside of dancing Criscia is also the Director of Entertainment for the Brooklyn Nets where she overseas the Brooklynettes Dance Team, Team Hype, and the Nets Kids Dance Team.
 
Criscia thrives on living in the moment and taking advantage of every opportunity. She truly believes that - "Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory." - Dr. Seuss