Ron'Dale Simpson's passion for dance has allowed him to pursue a successful career as an artist, choreographer, and producer. He has experience in a wide range of dance styles, including hip hop, afro-fusion, Step , and modern dance. As the founder and artistic director of Blakk Jakk Dance Collective, Ron'Dale has created a platform for dancers of color to showcase their skills and build their professional network.
In addition to his work with BJDC, Ron'Dale has collaborated with various organizations in the community including the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, Karamu House Theater, Cleveland public theatrer, Cleveland dance movement, The movement project and the Rainey Institute. He has also worked with Cleveland Public Libraries and CMSD schools, bringing the joy of dance to local students.
Ron'Dale's ultimate goal is to own and operate a performing arts school and company, catering to community youth and local artists. He believes in the power of the arts to inspire and enrich the lives of individuals and hopes to continue sharing his passion for dance with others.