Guest Teachers & Master Classes


Guest Teacher
Alia Kache
Alia Kache

12/12
ADVANCED BEGINNING HORTON
Tuesday 11:30am-1:00pm

Alia was a company member of Ailey II and also performed with Nathan Trice/RITUALS, Creative Outlet, Genesis Dance Company, and CeDeCe (Alcobaça, Portugal). She also acted as rehearsal director for Ailey II, under the artistic direction of Troy Powell.
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Guest Teacher
Phil Colgan
Phil Colgan

12/12 & 12/14
INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Tuesday & Thursday 1:30-3:00pm

As a performer, Phil’s credits include productions at regional theaters across the country, such as Paper Mill Playhouse, Maine State Music Theatre, The Fulton, Ogunquit Playhouse, Gateway Playhouse, and Finger Lakes MTF. Recent choreography & directorial projects include Catch Me If You Can (Skirball Center), Carrie (NYU), Disney’s Newsies (Associate, Pittsburgh CLO) and Broadway Bares (Associate, StripU).
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Master Class with Chet Walker

12/4-12/15
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 2:30-4:30pm

1/2-1/11
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE JACK COLE
Tuesday & Thursday 2:00-4:00pm

Chet originally conceived the 1999 Tony-Award-winning musical Fosse which also won an Outer Critics’ Circle Award and the Toronto Theater Alliance Award for Choreography.Also, as director/choreographer, Chet created Sweet Charity (Bob Fosse’s original choreography) in the United States, Holland, Japan, Mexico, Norway and London’s West End. Chet most recently received the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Drama Desk Award, the Astaire Award, and a Tony nomination for his choreography of Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin, the acclaimed 2013 Broadway revival, directed by Diane Paulus.
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Guest Teacher
Tamii Sakurai
Tamii Sakurai

11/24-12/15
INTERMEDIATE TAP
Thursday 4:30-6:00pm
Friday 6:15-7:45pm

Tamii is a founding member/dance captain, and now rehearsal director of Tap City Youth Ensemble, a project of American Tap Dance Foundation. Tamii has had the privilege of working with numerous leading tap dancers including Barbara Duffy and Derick K. Grant, and companies such as Brenda Bufalino’s “New” American Tap Dance Orchestra and Michelle Dorrance’s Dorrance Dance. She is currently appearing in the Off-Broadway hit Stomp.
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Guest Teacher
John Scacchetti
John Scacchetti

12/16
INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Saturday 4:00-5:30pm

12/12-12/19
BEGINNING THEATER DANCE
Monday 1:00-2:30pm
BEGINNING TAP
Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm
BASIC THEATER DANCE
Tuesday 7:30-9:00pm

12/28-1/5
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Thursday 6:00-7:30pm
BEGINNING THEATER DANCE
Thursday 8:00-9:30pm
Saturday 1:00-2:30pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING THEATER DANCE
Tuesday 8:00-9:30pm
INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Friday 1:00-2:30pm

1/6
BEGINNING TAP
Saturday 2:30-4:00
INTERMEDIATE BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Saturday 4:00-5:30pm

John Scacchetti has performed on Broadway in 42nd Street choreographed by Randy Skinner and in Gypsy starring Patti LuPone. He also has been on the national tour of 42nd Street and My Fair Lady directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Matthew Bourne.
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Guest Teacher
Paul Boos
Paul Boos

12/16
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Saturday 4:30-6:00pm

12/20-1/4
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Tuesday-Thursday 4:30-6:00pm

Paul Boos performed with New York City Ballet from 1977-1990. He has also taught and staged Balanchine ballets on behalf of the George Balanchine Trust in the US, Europe, Russia, Korea and Japan including the Maryinsky, Bolshoi, La Scala and Paris Opera Companies.
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Guest Teacher
Vivake Khamsingsavath
Vivake Khamsingsavath

12/17
BEGINNING HIP HOP
Sunday 2:00-3:30pm

12/14-12/29
OPEN HIP HOP
Thursday 7:45-9:15pm
Friday 8:00-9:30pm

12/18, 12/19, 1/3 & 1/5
ADVANCED BEGINNING HIP HOP
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1:00-2:30pm
BEGINNING HIP HOP
Tuesday 7:45-9:15pm

Vive has danced for companies such as Kalamandir Dance (Indian Contemporary), ALMA NYC (Jazz), and Touch Performance Art (Immersive). Other performances include Lincoln Center, Broadway at Bryant Park, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, appearances on the “Today Show”, “The View” and “Good Morning America” for Flo Rida, campaigns for Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, LG, Coca-Cola and Sears.
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Guest Teacher
Richard Stafford
Richard Stafford

12/22
INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Friday 1:00-2:30pm

1/3
BEGINNING THEATER DANCE
Wednesday 1:00-2:30pm
BEGINNING BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Wednesday 2:30-4:00pm

1/9 & 1/11
INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Tuesday & Thursday 1:30-3:00pm

12/18, 12/20 & 1/3-1/10
INTERMEDIATE BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Monday & Wednesday 11:30am-1:00pm

On Broadway, Richard was the choreographer for In My Life and Dance Supervisor for CATS. He has also choreographed Off-Broadway and directed and choreographed over a hundred musicals internationally and regionally at The Paper Mill Playhouse, Theatre Under The Stars, Walnut Street Theatre, Pittsburgh CLO, Sacramento Music Circus, North Shore Music Theatre, North Carolina Theatre, Seattle’s Fifth Avenue Theatre and Westchester Broadway Theatre among others.
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Guest Teacher
Tom Richardson
Tom Richardson

12/22
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Friday 3:00-4:30pm

Tom is currently on faculty with Intrigue Dance Intensive, Shine Dance (Canada) and has judged for multiple dance competitions in the US, Canada and Australia. His choreography credits include pieces for Dance: In It For Life (Off-Broadway), NDA/NCA Varsity Collegiate national championship, Midnight on Broadway for CCL, La Companyia XII International (Spain) The Winged Ones (Creative Team- Australia), Traum Novela an adaption of Stanley Kubrick’s novel Eyes Wide Shut (Associate Choreographer, Spain). Tom was assistant choreographer to Shelly Masenior for So You Think You Can Dance – Ukraine, additionally helping her set pieces in NYC.
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Guest Teacher
Denise Caston
Denise Caston

12/27
INTERMEDIATE BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Wednesday 11:30am-1:00pm

12/19-1/2
INTERMEDIATE TAP
Tuesday 2:30-4:00pm

Denise Caston was a Radio City Rockette for 10 years and toured nationally with the Tony Award winning musical, Crazy For You. Denise has also had the honor of performing the choreography of Savion Glover at a showcase in New York City.
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Master Class with Joshua Bergasse

12/22-12/29
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Wednesday & Friday 2:30-4:30pm

On Broadway, Josh choreographed the revival of On The Town which opened to rave reviews. He received an Astaire Award and was nominated for TONY, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Awards. Also on Broadway, Josh choreographed the revival of Gigi. This Spring Josh choreographed the Broadway debut of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
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Guest Teacher
Fernando Carrillo
Fernando Carrillo

12/21-12/30
ADVANCED BEGINNING HORTON
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 11:30am-1:00pm
INTERMEDIATE HORTON
Friday 1:00-2:30pm

Fernando has performed with Ailey II, Ballet Hispanico of New York and Broadway’s 1st national tour of the Lion King.
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Guest Teacher
James Kinney
James Kinney

12/23 & 12/30
INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Saturday 4:00-5:30pm

Broadway credits include: Fosse, Dance of Death, Barry Manilow’s Harmony and the most recent revival of Sweet Charity, starring Christina Applegate, where he also served as the production’s Assistant Dance Captain. James began to focus in on the art of choreography, and found himself conceiving and creating an original new dance work for DANCE TRACKS NYC, set to Stephen Sondheim’s song “Another Hundred People”, and premiering at Lincoln Center. Today, James’s work can be seen on stages and television screens around the country. He has become known as a vital asset in creating new and innovative movement for musical theatre, the concert dance world, film/television and live events.
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Guest Teacher
Edgar Clausse
Edgar Clausse

12/20-1/3
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Wednesday 3:00-4:30pm
Friday 11:30am-1:00pm

After moving to New York from Cuba, Edgar signed a contract and spent 6 years with the world renowned Complexions Contemporary Ballet. After that he moved to Philadelphia to work with BalletX for the next two years.
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Guest Teacher
Skye Mattox
Skye Mattox

1/3
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE JAZZ
Wednesday 6:15-7:45pm

Skye was seen on Broadway in West Side Story, and On the Town, where she understudied the lead role of Ivy Smith. Other NYC credits include American Dance Machine and numerous shows for New York City Center’s Encores!
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Guest Teacher
Marc Kimelman
Marc Kimelman

12/15-1/12
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED JAZZ
Friday 12:00-1:30pm

12/6-1/17
INTERMEDIATE JAZZ
Monday & Wednesday 1:00-2:30

Marc was the assistant choreographer for Broadway’s Tony-nominated Jesus Christ Superstar and the 1st national tour of Queen’s We Will Rock You. He is currently the associate choreographer for Broadway’s A Bronx Tale. He was the associate choreographer for the Broadway workshop of Hands on a Hardbody, Paper Mill Playhouse’s Once on This Island and CBS’ Elementary.
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Guest Teacher
Adam Cates
Adam Cates

12/19, 12/21, 1/2-1/6 & 1/16
INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Tuesday & Thursday 1:30-3:00pm
Saturday 4:00-5:30pm

Adam is the choreographer and co-book writer of The World According to Snoopy which will soon launch a US national tour. On Broadway, he is the associate choreographer of current the Broadway hit Anastasia. He was the associate choreographer of the Tony-winning Best Musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder and assisted on the national tour of the Tony-winning revival of Anything Goes starring Sutton Foster and Joel Grey.
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The Bob Fosse Master Class Series
January 8-26 • May 7-27 • Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 2:30-4:30pm

Featuring the Verdon Fosse Legacy LLC Reconstructeurs:


MIMI QUILLIN

“Something Better Than This”
from SWEET CHARITY
*wear a skirt

DANA MOORE

“Give Me My Band and My Baby”
from MY SISTER EILEEN

LLOYD CULBREATH

“Bye Bye Blackbird”
from LIZA WITH A Z

Intermediate and Advanced Dancers: Learn rep from various Broadway & television shows
Come prepared to dance.
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Master Class with James Kinney

12/18-12/20, 1/3-1/5 & 1/29-2/2
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 2:30-4:30pm

Broadway credits include: Fosse, Dance of Death, Barry Manilow’s Harmony and the most recent revival of Sweet Charity, starring Christina Applegate, where he also served as the production’s Assistant Dance Captain. James began to focus in on the art of choreography, and found himself conceiving and creating an original new dance work for DANCE TRACKS NYC, set to Stephen Sondheim’s song “Another Hundred People”, and premiering at Lincoln Center. Today, James’s work can be seen on stages and television screens around the country. He has become known as a vital asset in creating new and innovative movement for musical theatre, the concert dance world, film/television and live events.
>> more about James Kinney

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