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Dr. La Toya Davis-Craig

Published February 22, 2018

Instructional Specialist, Community Relations and Special Programs
School of Dance



La Toya Davis-Craig is an art administrator, dance educator, consultant, and advocate of the arts. With a core belief that the arts help create and sustain community, La Toya has devoted much of her arts administrative career developing programming for both private and state institutions of higher education, community organizations and other not-for-profit and profit entities that incorporate art as an anchor for community engagement and community building. She has developed many arts based community programs throughout Leon County and was the co-owner of Prophecy School of the Arts.


BS In Business Administration from Florida A&M University
M.A. in Arts Administration from Florida State University
Ph.D. in Art Education (concentration Arts Administration) from Florida State University

Scholarly & Creative Works

-The Ancient Philosophy Egbe Festival. House of Culture, 2017
-You, Me, We: Understanding Internalized Racial Oppression and How it Manifests in Our Artistic Community. Urban Bush Women, 2017

Areas of Responsibility

Community Engagement
Public Relations
Workshop for Young Dancers
Summer Dance Intensive

Teaching Areas

Arts Administration
Grant Writing
African Diasporic Dance

Research Areas

West African Dancing and Drumming as a catalyst for creating/sustaining community
Dancing and Drumming and its relation to African based spirituality
Community Engagement