Guest Teachers & Master Classes


Guest Teacher
Vivake Khamsingsavath
Vivake Khamsingsavath

1/17
INTERMEDIATE JAZZ
Wednesday 1:00-2:30pm

1/19-2/2
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 4:30-6:15pm

1/19, 1/26 & 2/2
BEGINNING HIP HOP
Friday 6:15-7:45pm

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
Shea Sullivan
Shea Sullivan

1/18
INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Thursday 1:30-3:00pm

1/9-2/8
INTERMEDIATE TAP
Tuesday & Thursday 11:30am-1:00pm

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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Guest Teacher
Richard Stafford
Richard Stafford

1/20
INTERMEDIATE THEATER JAZZ
Saturday 4:00-5:30pm

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
Davis Robertson
Davis Robertson

1/25
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Thursday 4:30-6:00pm

Davis is the International Program Director for the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, and a repetiteur for the Gerald Arpino Foundation. A former Joffrey Ballet principal dancer, he was also the Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group from 2010-2016. He was also a member of the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Lar Lubovitch Dance, and performed in Twyla Tharp’s Movin’ Out on Broadway.
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Guest Teacher
James Kinney
James Kinney

1/9-1/28
INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Tuesday & Thursday 12:30-2:00pm
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Sunday 12:30-2:00pm

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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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:


LLOYD CULBREATH

Jan 15-19
“Give Me My Band and My Baby”
from MY SISTER EILEEN

Jan 22-26
“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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Guest Teacher
Edgar Clausse
Edgar Clausse

1/31
INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED CONTEMPORARY
Wednesday 12:00-1:30pm

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
Ginger Thatcher
Ginger Thatcher

1/31
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE BALLET
Wednesday 4:30-6:00pm

Ginger has created works for: Oregon Ballet Theater, Louisville Ballet, Sarasota Ballet (Triple Circle Choreographer Award), Minnesota Ballet, American Repertory Ballet, and Fugate/Bahiri Ballet NY at the Joyce Theater in NYC. She has self produced her own evening of work at Lincoln Center and was the founding director of the New Steps Choreography Project in Cleveland, OH, for which she received an Achievement in the Arts Nomination.
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Master Class with James Kinney

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.
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Guest Teacher
Barry Kerollis
Barry Kerollis

1/26-2/7
INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY
Wednesday 3:00-4:30pm
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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Master Class with Chip Abbott

2/5-2/16
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 2:30-4:30pm

Chip served as assistant choreographer and dance captain to Joshua Bergasse on the Broadway Revival of On the Town, a Tony nominee for best choreography. He recently choreographed Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Red Mountain Theatre Company and restaged On the Town at the San Francisco Symphony (Bergasse choreography).
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DEREK MITCHELL
Master Class with
DEREK MITCHELL

2/26
Monday 2:30-4:30pm

Resident choreographer of
HAMILTON
Teaching
Hamilton Rep & Audition Tips

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Master Class with Josh Bergasse

2/21-3/2
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Wednesday & Friday 2:30-4:30pm

4/2-4/6
ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE THEATER DANCE
Monday, 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
Billy Siegenfeld
Billy Siegenfeld

3/24 & 3/25
INTERMEDIATE JUMP RHYTHM JAZZ
Saturday 2:00-3:30pm
Sunday 3:30-5:00pm

Billy Siegenfeld is the founder, artistic director, principal choreographer, vocal arranger, and ensemble performing member of JUMP RHYTHM® Jazz Project, a national and international-touring company. Other recognitions include: the Dance Chicago “Choreographer Of The Year” award; an Emmy® Award for the multiple-Emmy®-Award-winning PBS documentary Jump Rhythm Jazz Project: Getting There, produced by HMS Media.The magazine Dance Teacher placed him on its Twentieth Century Timeline of Choreographers and Innovators for “develop[ing] the Jump Rhythm Jazz Technique and found[ing] Jump Rhythm Jazz Project,” and the magazine Dancer credited him with “inventing the first genuine jazz technique in forty years.”
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