Alums host fourth Dance, Cheer Camp

The fourth annual All-Star Dance and Cheer Camp will be held in Grambling State University’s Intramural Center from June 24 through 26.

The camp is looking for aspiring dancers between the ages of 5 and 18 for the three-day camp that will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Early registration deadline is set for Wednesday, June 15 for a cost of $60. The late registration price is $65. 

Included in the fees are camp shirts, bags, and food. The routines will consist of pom-pom, hip hop and cheer just to name a few.

The All-Star Dance and Cheer Camp is a program that was founded by Latasha Gray and Nicole Norman for girls who are interested in the art of dance. Gray and Norman’s program mentors young ladies through the partnership of professionally trained dancers.  

The core of the program exposes young people, espically ladies to the art of dance through hip-hop, pom-pom, and jazz. Each participate will be placed in classes based on their dance abilities and age. 

The participants get a chance to experience the different genres of dance as well as attend different empowerment seminars. 

Both Gray and Norman are also graduates of GSU. Gray received her bachelor of science in accounting. She currently is a registered traveling nurse residing in Houston, Texas. She was a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins football team.

Norman received a bachelor of science degree in marketing. She is a dance choreographer/dnce instructor residing in Morristown, N. J. Norman has been a dancer for the New Orleans Honeybees as well as cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints football team.

Kourtni Mason, who received her bachelor of arts in political science from GSU, will be the master instructor for the camp. She was a dancer for the Atlanta Hawks basketball team. Mason is an attorney who resides in New Orleans.

Gray, Mason and Norman all danced under the direction of Diane Maroney-Grigsby as Orchesis at GSU.

At the end of camp, awards will be given to the individuals who display outstanding characteristics and leadership skills. The last day will be an All-Star showcase, which will be for all parents and guardians of the participants.

For further information or questions send an e-mail to or call 973-206-1488.