Guest Teachers & Master Classes


Guest Teacher
Alia Kache
Alia Kache

4/24
ADVANCED BEGINNING CONTEMPORARY
Monday 11:30am-1:00pm

Alia has appeared in Laurie Simon’s Music of Regret–Act III and Radio City Christmas Spectacular 75th Anniversary DVD. She was a featured dancer in Big League Theatrical’s Aida, and also performed with Disney’s The Lion King (Gazelle Tour). She also acted as rehearsal director for Ailey II, under the artistic direction of Troy Powell.
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Guest Teacher
Shea Sullivan
Shea Sullivan

4/22 & 4/24
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Saturday 1:30-3:00pm
Monday 12:00-1:30

Shea Sullivan is a film, tv and theater choreographer. Shea recently received a Carbonell Award for choreography for the 2nd consecutive year. She has choreographed for Mallory Hagan- Miss America 2013 (ABC), Pan Am (ABC), Sweet Charity (Cape Playhouse), Music Man (Maltz Jupiter, Carbonell Award) and Kiss Me Kate (Cape Playhouse).
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Master Class with Marc Kimelman

4/24
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Monday 2:30-4:30pm

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 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
Russell Stuart Lilie
Russell Stuart Lilie

4/24
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY PARTNERING
Monday 2:30-4:00pm

Russell began his dance career with Shen Wei Dance Arts and has now performed in over twelve countries on five continents.
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Guest Teacher
Tamii Sakurai
Tamii Sakurai

4/24 & 5/15
BASIC TAP
Monday 7:00-8:00pm
BEGINNING TAP
Monday 8:00-9:15pm

5/3 & 5/4
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Wednesday 10:00-11:30am
Thursday 1:00-2:30pm

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
Donna McKechnie
Donna McKechnie

4/24 & 4/26
ADM21 ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE REP
Monday & Wednesday 1:00-2:30pm

Teaching “Tick Tock” from Company

Donna’s Broadway shows include A Chorus Line, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Education of H*Y*M*A*N-K*A*P*L*A*N, Sondheim – A Musical Tribute (which she also choreographed), On the Town, Promises-Promises, Company, and State Fair, for which she received the Fred Astaire Award for Best Female Dancer, and most recently The Visit.
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Guest Teacher
Barry Kerollis
Barry Kerollis

4/26
ADVANCED BEGINNING CONTEMPORARY
Wednesday 11:30am-1:00pm

5/7-5/28
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Sunday 3:30-5:00pm
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Friday 11:30am-1:00pm

Barry Kerollis is a freelance artist based out of both New York City and Philadelphia. His career has included dancing with Pacific Northwest Ballet, Houston Ballet, and many other companies as a Principal Guest Artist. Barry worked as the Interim Artistic Director of Alaska Dance Theatre and currently works nationally as an award-winning choreographer, instructor, and guest artist.
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Guest Teacher
Denise Caston
Denise Caston

4/26
ADVANCED TAP
Wednesday 4:30-6:00pm

5/3
BEGINNING TAP
Wednesday 6:00-7:30pm
ADVANCED BEGINNING TAP
Wednesday 7:30-9:00pm

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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Guest Teacher
Grady McLeod Bowman
Grady McLeod Bowman

4/23-4/27
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Sunday 12:30-2:00pm
INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Tuesday & Thursday 12:30-2:00pm

Grady’s choreography credits include Joseph and his Technicolor Dreamcoat (Drury Lane Theatre), My Fair Lady (Olney Theatre), A Night With Janis Joplin (Capital Rep/Barter Theatre), Grease (Gateway Playhouse), Beauty and the Beast (Northern Stage), and The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (Off-Broadway). He has also choreographed two original contemporary works with students at North Carolina School of the Arts.
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Guest Teacher
Michael Fielder
Michael Fielder

4/25 & 4/27
INTERMEDIATE LATIN JAZZ
Tuesday & Thursday 2:30-4:00pm

Michael debuted on Broadway debut in the Tony award winning musical In the Heights and performing in the shows’ first national tour, joining the charismatic cast of Enchanted, and participating in live performances for Mariah Carey, Placido Domingo, the Backstreet Boys and more.
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Guest Teacher
Nick Kenkel
Nick Kenkel

4/25 & 4/27
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE JAZZ
Tuesday & Thursday 3:00-4:30pm

Nick has performed on Broadway in The Wedding Singer, Legally Blonde, Catch Me If You Can, and Evita starring Ricky Martin. He has danced for recording artists such as Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Missy Elliott, Gwen Stefani, Jamie Foxx, Mariah Carey, Anastasia, and Debbie Gibson. Nick was also the Associate Director and Co-Choreographer for PEEPSHOW in Las Vegas at the Planet Hollywood Casino and Resort.
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Guest Teacher
Lainie Munro
Lainie Munro

4/28
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Friday 1:00-2:30pm

Lainie is a New York City-based director, choreographer, and performer. She choreographed Sweet Charity for New Haarlem Arts Theater, which won her the AUDELCO award for Best Choreography. Her work on Sweet Charity earned her praise from critics and was described in the New York Times as “new, exhilarating choreography.” Other choreography credits include: an episode of “Hope and Faith” starring Kelly Ripa and Oklahoma! starring Rue McClanahan for the Broadway Series of Charlotte. Lainie recently played the role of Flo Manero in Saturday Night Fever onboard the Royal Caribbean vessel The Liberty of the Seas, touring Europe and the Caribbean Islands.
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Master Class with James Kinney

4/19-4/28
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
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.
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Guest Teacher
Paul Boos
Paul Boos

4/23 & 4/30
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Sunday 2:00-3:30pm

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
Randy Skinner
Randy Skinner

5/3
BEGINNING BROADWAY STYLE TAP
Wednesday 2:30-4:00pm

5/13
INTERMEDIATE BROADWAY TAP
Saturday 4:00-5:30pm

Randy Skinner is an award-winning director, choreographer, and performer whose work has been seen on Broadway, National and International tours, and Regional theatres. He received Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and Astaire nominations for his choreography for 42nd Street. Other shows include State Fair (Outer Critics nomination), Ain’t Broadway Grand (Tony, Outer Critics nominations), After the Night and the Music (MTC/Biltmore Theatre), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), and Do Re Mi, Of Thee I Sing, Face the Music and No No Nanette for City Center Encores.
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Master Class with Donna McKechnie

5/1-5/5
ADM21 ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE REP MASTER CLASS
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 2:30-4:30pm

Teaching “Music and the Mirror” from A Chorus Line

Donna’s Broadway shows include A Chorus Line, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Education of H*Y*M*A*N-K*A*P*L*A*N, Sondheim – A Musical Tribute (which she also choreographed), On the Town, Promises-Promises, Company, and State Fair, for which she received the Fred Astaire Award for Best Female Dancer, and most recently The Visit.
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Guest Teacher
Greg Graham
Greg Graham

5/3-5/10
ADM21 ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE REP
Monday & Wednesday 1:00-2:30pm

Teaching “Steam Heat” from Pajama Game & “Ladies Choice” from Hairspray Live

Most recently Greg was the Associate Choreographer on the 2014 Broadway revival of On The Town. Greg also recently won the Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Choreography for Somewhere at Hartford Stage. Off-Broadway & NY credits include: Ragtime in Concert at Lincoln Center, Motel Rasdell in which he won the 2013 Mid-Town International Festival Award for Outstanding Choreography, Finks at The Ensemble Studio Theatre (SDC Calloway Award Nominee), Tio Pepe at The NY Public Theater, Broadway Bares & Rockers On Broadway.
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Bob Fosse Master Class Series in May

Dancin’ – All that Jazz – Sweet Charit
Verdon Fosse Legacy LLC Reconstructeurs
5/15 – 6/2 • Mon, Wed, Fri • 2:30-4:30pm

lloyd culbreath
Lloyd Culbreath

5/15 – 5/19
Mimi Quillin
Mimi Quillin

5/22 – 5/26
Dana Moore
Dana Moore

5/29 – 6/2

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Master Class with Margo Sappington

5/8-5/12
ADM21 ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE REP MASTER CLASS
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 2:30-4:30pm

Teaching “Turkey Lurkey Time” from Promises, Promises

Margo Sappington, international choreographer/director, began her professional career dancing with the Joffrey Ballet in New York at the age of 17. She appeared on Broadway in Sweet Charity and Promises, Promises assisting Michael Bennett and was featured with Donna McKechnie and Baayork Lee in “Turkey Lurkey Time”.
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Guest Teacher
Nathan Norrington
Nathan Norrington

5/9 & 5/16
BOOTCAMP
Tuesday 8:00-8:45am

Nathan teaches for all the major gyms around the city, including Equinox and Crunch. He teaches a variety of fitness classes, including yoga, cardio box, strength training, Bosu ball, and more. Combining his efforts and expertise from theater and dance with fitness and health, he thrives on sharing good vibes and hard work to produce results that go far beyond the class.
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Guest Teacher
Stephanie Yonkovich
Stephanie Yonkovich

4/25, 5/23 & 5/30
TOTAL BODY BARRE
Tuesday 8:00-8:45am

Stephanie is currently a Barre instructor at Equinox and has loved combining dance with fitness. She is also the Head Coach and Choreographer for the Columbia University Dance Team.
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Guest Teacher
Lisa Biagini
Lisa Biagini

2/5-7/2
INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Sunday 3:30-5:00pm

A student of the Luigi Jazz Technique since childhood, Lisa has been a sub/guest teacher at Luigi’s Jazz Centre in NYC since 2010. Favorite theater credits include Hello, Dolly! as Minnie Fay, The Music Man as Zaneeta Shinn and Fiddler on the Roof as Chava.
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