DR. SANDY A. MITCHELL
DR. SANDY A MITCHELL, a native of Chapel Hill, North Carolina is a graduate of Howard University, with a BA Degree in Communication and a Minor in Drama/Dance. She is also a graduate of The American University with a MA Degree in Performing Arts, a graduate of Friends International Christian University with a Doctorate of Ministry in Religious Dance, a Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies and a graduate of Faith Bible College and Seminary with a Degree in Theology.
Dr. Mitchell is a licensed, ordained minister, a gifted performer and teacher of the arts. She proclaims the marriage of passionate obedience and excellence in all she does. She is acclaimed nationally and internationally for her gifts and leadership in producing, directing, training artists technically, spiritually & choreographing dramatic productions & pieces for dance soloists.
Along with directing Spirit Wings Dance Company which began in 1986, with a mission to set a standard of excellence in the art of dance, with lives that bring glory and honor to God, Dr. Mitchell has instructed and choreographed for Trinity Assembly of God Christmas Production (Lutherville, MD), The Boden Center for the Performing Arts (Bronx, NY), High Point High School’s Concert Choir (Beltsville, MD), Evangel Cathedral’s Christmas Celebration (Upper Marlboro, MD), Ron Kenoly’s The Perfect Gift Tour, Crossover Church's Dance Ministry (Hyattsville, MD) and Hope Christian Church's Dance Ministry (Beltsville, MD). She has also worked as the artistic advisor for Georgetown University's Dance program (Washington, DC), as an adjunct professor in the Education Department at Bowie State University (Bowie, MD), and as an instructor for the Washington Performing Arts Society’s summer program (Washington, DC). In 1993, Dr. Mitchell began Spirit Wings Dance Studio, a place designed to train dancers to set a standard of excellence academically, artistically and spiritually.
Dr. Mitchell takes performance and worship quite seriously and has established and strengthened dancers and dance ministries in Kenya, South Africa, Jamaica, Bermuda, Bahamas, England, Germany, Trinidad, Puerto Rico and throughout the United States with the sole purpose of making a celebration of excellent, anointed, glorious praise unto the Lord.
Dr. Mitchell is the author of 3 books: I've Danced with God: His Heart for Excellence, The Proper Alignment of a Dancer and Mending the Heart of the Fatherless Child. She is currently working on her 1st audio teaching: The Mind: It Can Be Renewed.
Based out of Hope Christian Church under the leadership of Bishop Harry Jackson, Dr. Mitchell brings anointing through her ministry and the ministry of those whom she teaches.
She has been married for 36 years to the love of her life Minister Chevist L. Mitchell. As a couple, they live what they preach regarding the importance of making sure that their marriage is and always will be before their ministries.