[ July 15, 2022 by Adrian 0 Comments ]

Dom Kellley

Dominique Kelley, originally from Bridgeport, CT, has taken the choreography world by storm as an avid tap dancer and percussionist, who fuses rhythm patterns with classical movement to create a visual and aural experience.

“Black and Blue” was his first Broadway tour at age 12, and then “Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk national tour at 15, and ever since he has had a love of performing, choreographing, and movement coaching. At the ripe old age of 16, he co-choreographed his first musical named “Wild Women Blues” in Germany starring the incomparable, Linda Hopkins. He also choreographed the world premiere musical, “Rattlesnake Kate” (DCPA), “Oklahoma!” (DCPA), “Indecent” (DCPA) , “Priscilla: Queen of the Desert”(ZACH), “Singin’ in The Rain”(ZACH), “5 Guys Named Moe” (ERT) and “Sophisticated Ladies”(ZACH) of which he was nominated for choreography awards for all.

Taking his love of musical theater and commercial dance, he has also created movement for movies such as Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog”, “The Smurfs Movie”, “Jo Bole So Nihaal”, “The 41 Year-Old Virgin..”, “Bring It On: Fight to the Finish”, “Jump The Broom”, and “Gone With the Bullets”, China’s first ever 3D blockbuster film. “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special”, “So You Think You Can Dance”, “Dancing With The Stars”, “Alter Ego”, “I Can See Your Voice”, “Flirty Dancing”, “The Masked Singer”, “American Music Awards”, “The Late Late Show with James Corden”, “ Bar Rescue”, and “Lip Sync Battle” are a few of the television shows he has lent his artistic talents to. No stranger to stage and live performance, he has collaborated with recording artists such as Beyonce’, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, P!nk, Usher, Camila Cabello, Gwen Stefani, Chris Martin, Queen Latifah, Taylor Swift, FKA Twigs, Miley Cyrus, Frank Ocean, Nelly, Cee Lo Green, B.o.B, and Flo Rida,. Not leaving out sports entertainment, he has been one of the main choreographers for such sports teams as the San Francisco 49ers, San Diego Chargers, Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, LA Clippers, and many teams around the country. Dominique’s goal and endeavor is to bring movement and dance artistry to every facet of the entertainment industry.

[ July 12, 2022 by Adrian 0 Comments ]

Magdalena Fialek

MAGDALENA FIALEK is a professional ballroom dancer from Toronto, Canada. She is a 2x USA Dance National Latin Champion and has ranked internationally in multiple championships including the largest ballroom competition in the world, the Blackpool Dance Festival placing 6th. Magdalena appeared on So You Think You Can Dance Season 15, coming in the top 8. A principal dancer and dance captain in stage shows Dancing with a Twist, Dancing to the Movies, Dancing with the Stars at Sea, she has also toured with Dancing With The Star’s Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy on their Our Way tour and performed in Las Vegas with Dancing with the Stars; Live in Las Vegas.

[ July 7, 2022 by Adrian 0 Comments ]

Tyce Diorio

Tyce Diorio‘s credits include Taylor Swifts RED and 1989 World Tours (including her music video Shake It Off), working with The Weeknd on his Can’t Feel My Face music video, and winning an Emmy for his work on So You Think You Can Dance, where he’s appeared on 13 seasons. He has danced with Janet Jackson on her Velvet Rope World Tour as well as in her If, Together Again, and You videos. Also on the American Music Awards, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Saturday Night Live, and throughout Europe with her. He has danced extensively for Paula Abdul (Under My Spell World Tour), Jennifer Lopez (On the 6, Let’s Get Loud NBC special from Puerto Rico), Ricky Martin (Livin La Vida Loca Tour), Samantha Mumba (with *NYSNC Pop Odyssey Tour), as well as many others.

He was a featured lead in the broadway show Fosse dancing the Percussion 4 and Mr. Bojangles solos. He appeared in the workshop of All Shook Up in its pre-Broadway run. Also had the privilege of working one on one with Twyla Tharp.

He has been bi-coastal for many years and works in TV and film as well. He has appeared in such films as Showgirls, Starsky and Hutch, 13 going on 30, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. He was featured in the iPod commercial with U2 for their hit song Vertigo, and appeared in a layout for Instyle magazine alongside Jennifer Lopez for her film Shall We Dance.

Tyce is on faculty with the newest dance convention on the scene called RADIX with a stellar group of master teachers and choreographers. He has worked with celebrities such as Katie Holmes, Megan Mullally, Cameron Diaz, Matthew Morrison, and Tom Cruise. His choreography can also be seen on Grey’s Anatomy on ABC Network.

[ July 7, 2022 by Adrian 0 Comments ]

Zach Saunders

Originally from Columbus, OH and currently residing in Los Angeles, CA, Zach has created a name for himself as both a dancer and performer as well as a sought after teacher and choreographer. His career as allowed him multiple performance opportunities across film, television, and stage. Select credits include Warner Bros. feature film, ‘Project X,’ ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,’ assisting the legendary Michael Rooney on the television project, ‘Hit Record,’ starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tony Danza, a Ford Super Bowl commercial starring James Franco, performing with China’s top 5 artists on Hunan TV’s New Years Countdown, and a world tour with pop artist Adam Tyler. Most Recently he worked with the band Walk The Moon as the assistant choreographer for the popular “Shut Up and Dance” music video. Zach cites tap as his truest love, and credits much of his training and artistry to both Gregg Russell, as well as Parris Mann and Rashida Kahn. Zach has had the pleasure of teaching and choreographing at studios both nationally and internationally, and can be found on tour with “Art of Movement” and “Kids Artist Revue” national dance conventions, as well as teaching for competitive studios in the greater Los Angeles area, where he hopes to inspire the next generation to love and appreciate dance as much as he does. Zach’s goal is to approach every class with a kind heart and constructive eye, pushing the dancers to not only believe in their movement but most importantly in themselves.

[ July 7, 2022 by Adrian 0 Comments ]

Caley Carr

Caley Carr is a tap choreographer that hails from Southern California. Caley made his television debut on Fox’s hit tv show “So You Think You Can Dance” where he is still recognized as the tap dancing, mustache adoring surfer. He has also has been spotted on creditcards.com and most recently can been seen in Ty Dolla $ign featuring Post Malone’s hit single “Spicy.”

One of his recent credits includes Choregraphing for NBC’s hit show World of Dance.
Caley performed with Derek Hough in his “Kairos” music video and in his “Singing in the Rain” recreation performed at “Hollywood Night Under the Stars” hosted by George Clooney. Caley has spent time as a company member in “Rhapsody in Taps,” under the direction of Linda Sohl-Ellison, and has also spent multiple years as a company member of “Tap Sounds Under Ground,” directed by legendary Gregg Russell.

Caley has toured with Grammy Award Winner, Tim Kubart as his tap dancing side kick. He has also toured with Postmodern Jukebox, also widely known by the acronym PMJ, in a rotating musical collective founded by arranger and pianist Scott Bradlee.
Caley was published in Dance Magazine as a “Top 25 Breakout Stars of 2018” and also featured a Q & A article in their “Tap Issue.”

[ July 7, 2022 by Adrian 0 Comments ]

Gabe De Guzman

Gabe De Guzman is a 19-year-old, energetic, and passionate dance educator who has worked in the industry since he was 9. At a very young age, major choreographers in the competition and commercial dance industry mentoring and working with Gabe inspired him to pursue the field of choreography. He has taught on convention as faculty for The Nexxt Move, guest faculty for Nexus, and upcoming faculty on the Vitality Dance Tour. He has taught internationally including in London, the Philippines, Colombia, Australia, and Guam. Gabe has choreographed and starred in the Go90 Boy Squad series, Club Mickey Mouse, music videos, and created opening numbers for SAG Looking Ahead Awards two years as well as UNICEF Gala.

Gabe started dancing at the age of 5, training in a variety of dance styles. He has worked with some of the music industry’s top artists including Bruno Mars, Pitbull, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Janet Jackson, Beyoncé, Paul McCartney, Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X, BTS, and many more. He had the privilege of being one of the only four kids who performed at the 49th Super Bowl Halftime Show with Missy Elliot and Katy Perry. He also won the Twitch and Allison Dance Challenge, appearing on The Ellen Show to take his bow.

Gabe constantly makes sure you are learning more than the challenging steps in his class, and aims to help you elevate your love for dance. Growing up as a kid dancer in the industry, he understands the nerves and pressure of high expectations to strive for perfection at all times, which is why he feeds the idea that taking his class doesn’t mean that you’re expected to perfect the combo at the conclusion of the class. What he teaches is something you can take home and work on to help you grow and improve further in your dance journey. Gabe is also known to throw the biggest party at the end of class, which may include freestyle and some battles, leaving everyone feeling more confident and free than at the start of class. He could slow down the tempo or blast the energy through the roof, but he will always bring a challenge to his students and encourage you to be the best version of yourself. You are ensured an experience of a lifetime.

“If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” – John Maxwell

[ April 13, 2022 by Adrian 0 Comments ]

Sophia Lucia

Sophia Lucia, Dance Prodigy, Guinness World Record Holder, YouTube Sensation, Entrepreneur, and Educator, loves to dance and strives each day to be the best she can be by pushing her and her students abilities to the limit.

Sophia started dancing at the young age of two at San Diego Dance Centre in Poway, CA, and is now teaching dance all around the world and is one of the most exciting talents in the industry. She is trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballroom, and Contemporary. Sophia moved to Scottsdale, Arizona at the age of twelve to train with Master Ballet Academy and later danced with the Phoenix Ballet and Ballet Arizona. A year later, Sophia and her dance partner, Jack Beckham, took home the Gold Medal at Varna IBC representing the USA. Being the youngest to compete at Varna IBC, she was awarded a Special Bounty Partnership Award. Sophia and her partner went on and received a Silver and Gold Medal at YAGP nationals in New York City. She then made her acting debut in Hallmark’s “A Nutcracker Christmas,” portraying a young ballerina with aspirations to become a prima ballerina. During her time filming, she continued to train and dance with the National Ballet of Canada. Since her young success in the Ballet industry, she’s had the honor to perform worldwide representing the USA as a Gold Medalist. 

Sophia’s focus and determination has lead her to excel in her career. She set the Official Guinness World Record of 55 Consecutive Pirouettes at just ten years old. She also had a clothing line with California Kisses Dance Wear and a partnership with Capezio. She has earned several National Champion Dance Titles, such as The Dance Awards’ Junior Best Dancer. From a young age, she has been featured in numerous television shows such as ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ ‘So You Think You Can Dance,’ Disney’s hit show ‘Shake it Up,’  ‘X-Factor,’ Nickelodeon’s ‘Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn’ and ‘America’s Got Talent,’ plus several talk shows like ‘The Ellen Show’ and ‘The Ricki Lake Show,’ to name a few. She made her film debut in 2010 as child star icon, Shirley Temple in the Fox Legacy Movie “The Shirley Temple Story”.

Sophia’s ability to not only captivate an audience with her artistry but inspire others with her teaching style is truly profound. She has formed a passion for teaching over the last few years and has been all over the country teaching her technique method called RAFT. Sophia strives to be the best role model and teacher she can be for her students and is a fantastic mentor. Her performances have catapulted her to internet stardom and taken her across the world to do what she loves most, dance.

[ June 22, 2021 by Adrian 0 Comments ]

Eswinn Diaz

Eswinn Diaz is a Los Angeles Born and raised individual that had a passion for the arts at a very young age. He started taking dance classes in middle and High school where he realized he wanted to pursue dance professionally. Right after high school, he landed his first big job as a dancer working for Entertainment at the Walt Disney Company in Parades. The company led him to many opportunities from parades; “Mickey’s soundsational parade” “A Christmas Fantasy” and “Mickey’s Halloween parade” and shows like “Fantasmic” and “Mickey and the Magical Map”.  He also worked at Knott’s Berry Farm in Multiple Halloween Events, and shows like; “Party in the Park” “Hang Time Beach blanket Beagle” “Home for the Holidays” just to name a few. Eswinn has also been a Dance coach at his former high school and recently started teaching at Downey Dance Center. He worked for “SHARP International Cheer and Dance company.” He was also a backup dancer for “David Bedingfield” and was also cast in a Halloween show as a backup dancer for “Elvira Mistress of the Dark.” Currently Eswinn is an NFL Pro Dancer LA Rams Cheerleader. His passion for the arts, experiences, hard work, drive, and dedication has pushed Eswinn to be successful and reach his goals. Showcasing his talent and love for dance, Eswinn continues to lift and inspire people around the world.