Instructors

Bobbie Trimble, MBA

CEO of BSPAM and Artistic Director of  His Word In Motion, Inc.,  Bobbie  teaches dance, drama, co-writes the stage productions, and directs all of the productions.  As a the owner of several successful businesses, Bobbie also leads the entrepreneur club and is supported by her circle of amazing business owners.  Bobbie has danced on stage with many gospel artist to include Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Fred Hammond, CeCe Winans to name a few.  Bobbie has also performed in many stage productions, have professionally danced at Christian events all over the world, and have successfully developed young entrepreneurs.  

Donna Halseltine

Donna  earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from Florida State University where she was a Merit Scholar, on the FSU Golden Girl Dance Team, and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She was a student at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center (now The Ailey School) earning her Dance Certification and performing with the Special Performance Group under the direction of Kelvin Rotardier.  Mrs. Heseltine’s extensive experience includes performances on the cruise ships of Holland America Line, in the revues of Legends In Concert, with the contemporary dance company Urban Bush Women and even on NBC’S Saturday Night Live

LaShawn D. Chandler

Although LaShawn loves to sing, teaching and directing choirs became her passion!  She first started directing while a student at Emory University.   Serving as the choir director of Community COGIC and later Vice President for the Central Georgia Jurisdiction of the COGIC's music department,  in 1999, she was then added to the International COGIC Music Department staff teaching and directing the International COGIC Youth Mass Choir during national conventions.  Her love for music has afforded her the blessed pleasure of sharing the stage with many world-renowned gospel artists, singing and recording as a background vocalist, as well as touring Europe various local gospel artists.   She currently is a member and serves as Praise & Worship leader and Choir Directress for multiple choirs at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Atlanta, under the leadership of Dr. Aaron L. Parker.

James Riles III

James Riles III is Executive Director of ATL Drum Academy.  He has been playing the drums since his parents bought him a set of drums at 5 years of age. He drummed his way through middle school & earned the position of the lead drumset player in the Coffee High School Jazz Band "Trojectory" while he was just a freshman. His God given talents landed him a scholarship at Morris Brown College where he composed a lot of their new aged Drumline material. He was also a composer and performer for the hit movies "Drumline" and also Drumline 2: A New Beat. He used his gift to teach people of all ages how to play drums and life skills. His motto "Pray and Play" is one he holds onto dearly by letting everyone know that it's through Christ that he's able to teach the way that he does.

Zion A. Ethridge

Zion A. Ethridge is a Jr. Instructor for BSPAM and a lead choreographer for His Word In Motion Dance Ministry.   She has toured with our children's and teen professional dance ministry since the age of 4, and has been in over 15 stage productions, two in which she co-wrote with the youth musical theatre students.  Zion was student at DeKalb School of the Arts for two years, until a decision was made to enroll in GA Connections public home school, to give her more opportunities to tour and audition.  Zion is an amazing hip hop, modern, liturgical and ballet instructor and choreographer for the children and teen dancers.

Zariya A. Ethridge

Zariya A. Ethridge is a Jr. Instructor for BSPAM and a lead choreographer for His Word In Motion Dance Ministry.   She has toured with our children's and teen professional dance ministry since the age of 6, and has been in over 12 stage productions, two in which she co-wrote with the youth musical theatre students.  Zariya  was student at DeKalb School of the Arts for two years, until a decision was made to enroll in GA Connections public home school, to give her more opportunities to tour and audition.  Zariya is an amazing hip hop, modern, liturgical and ballet instructor and choreographer for the children.