Denise is Work It! Studio's Assistant Manager and available to answer any questions you may have! A native Washingtonian, Denise started dancing at the age of four years old at the Bernice Hammond's Northeast Academy of Dance where she studied ballet. She studied Theater Arts and Dance under LaVerne Reed at Howard University and served as President of Black Theater Guild and Inter-Club Council chairperson, numerous concerts for the Dance and Theater Department at Santa Monica College.