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'Rae Cole' (former NJ Nets and Atlanta Hawks dancer) is the current Dance Director at Westlake High School and the head coach/creator of the Lion's Mane Attraction dance team.  Born and raised in Atlanta, she attended North Atlanta School of the Arts and received her BA in Drama and Dance from Spelman College.  


As a professional dancer and choreographer, Mrs. Ransom has traveled the world choreographing for The Atlanta Hawks,  Janelle Monae, Purple Ribbon All-Stars, the Atlanta Dream Shooting Stars, Brooklyn Nets, and many more.  Her performances include shows with Kanye West, Nelly, Brian McKnight, MC Hammer, the BET Awards just to name a few.  Trained in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, African, Hip-Hop and Modern; she has been teaching dance for over 15 years to dancers of all ages.  


Currently Rae serves as the Stage Manager for the Award Winning African Dance company Giwayen Mata and the Head coach of the Morehouse College Dance Team Mahogany-N-Motion.


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