About this Artist
Tiana is an accomplished drummer, musician, and choreographer and a graduate from UCLA (World Arts & Culture department). Tiana has led Nonosina in cultural practice, protocol, competition and performance. Tiana is featured on the hit show "So You Think You Can Dance" as the Tahitian choreographer and was also the choreographer/motion curator for Disney's "Moana",, and created content choreography for "Disney on Ice" & Wiiʻs "Just Dance" video game! Although those opportunities are amazing Tiana credits her participation in the Heiva I Tahiti and leading Nonosina as the exhibition group for the Merrie Monarch and conducting cultural exchange to be the most meaningful to her. Tiana has taught dance & drum workshops as well as judged dance competitions in Tahiti, Japan, Okinawa, Australia, Hawaiʻi, France, Spain, Mexico and all across the states. Tiana is our fierce but humble director that values cultural concept & protocol when approaching dance.