Tisa D. Huff is a native Washingtonian. She began dancing at the age of three years of age at Incarnation Dance Group. Her professional training did not start until she was accepted at Duke Ellington School of the Arts, a pre-professional arts training program in Washington, DC. For four years she trained under the direction of Charles Augins, Sandra- Fortune Green, Katherine Smith, Peter Romero, Treanna Alexander, Nikki Sutton and Dwayne Murray. While there she studied the ballet technique of Vagonova and the modern technique of Horton. Mrs. Huffalso had the opportunity to work with choreographers such as Louis Johnson (Harlem Swan), Christopher Huggins (Mothers of War), and Kevin Malone (Still Away) while there. In 2004 Mrs. Huff graduated from Duke Ellington and moved to Miami, Florida to study at the prestigious New World School of the Arts under the direction of Daniel Lewis.
While at New World, she studied with Bambi Anderson, Gerard Ebitz, Peter London, Tina Santos-Wahl, Arnold Quintane, Rebecca Cannon, Elaine Wright-Rourke, Dale Andree, and Laura Murphy. Tisa also had the opportunity to work with world known choreographers such as Bill Evans and Garth Fagan. Mrs. Huffis now a graduate of New World School of the Arts (NWSA) with a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts. She is currently working with Dissonance Dance Theatre under the direction of Shawn Short, A lead teacher at Marthas Table Inc. and teaching dance at Joy of Motion Dance Center in Washington, DC. Mrs. Huff wants to continue performing and increase her education by returning back to school.