Tina Mullone (Fort Worth, TX), began her dance training in ballet under Fernando Schaffenburg. She continued to study at Dallas Black Dance Theatre while attending the University of Oklahoma. After completing a degree in Art History, she performed and taught for JAADE Dance Theater, Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth and Beckles Dancing Company.
She also taught for the Fort Worth/Dallas metroplex area, the School of Texas Ballet Theater, and Texas Christian University. Additionally she has taught Freedom Theater and Temple University as a graduate assistant in Philadelphia, PA. She also performed with Kariamu and Company and Bianca Harris Dance Ensemble (Philadelphia, PA).
After receiving a Master of Fine Arts degree from Texas Christian University, Tina taught at several D/FW metroplex community colleges including the Dancing Classrooms program (which the movie Mad Hot Ballroom documents about). Her performances have taken her to Germany, Mexico, New York, Philadelphia and Texas.
Over the years, Tina has attended numerous dance workshops including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Philadanco Dance School (Philadelphia), and Urban Bush Women (Brooklyn).
Besides teaching dance at ULM, Tina continues to work with Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth, Beckles Dancing Company, Jo Anna Norris Dance Company (Brooklyn) and independent artists in her spare time.