Our Spotlight Series is In-Studio with limited spaces as well as on-line.
Your chance to dance with special guest artists!
Artistic Directors, Choreographers, & Teachers from the concert stage, Broadway, television & film

All class times are EST.

Minimum age for Spotlight classes is 15.


Wednesday, November 30 • 8:15-10:15pm CHRIS JAROSZ • Adv/Int Contemporary Jazz

Christopher Jarosz headshot, teaches evening Dance Class
  • Original cast member role in Cirque Du Soleil’s Viva ELVIS! in Las Vegas
  • Featured dancer on television shows/commercials such as “Glee”, “Fuller House”, ABC’s “The Secret Life of an American teenager”, and was a dancer in the films LA LA Land and Behind the Candelabra
  • Worked closely with Stacey Tookey, Spencer Liff, Vincent Paterson, Bonnie Story, Mia Michaels, Rich and Tone, Al Blackstone, among others
  • → more about Christopher Jarosz

In-Studio: Let’s Dance!
Virtual: Let’s Dance!


Thursday, December 1 • 8:15-10:15pmJOSH ASSOR Int/Adv Theater Jazz

Josh Assor Headshot -  Dance teacher

World Aids Day Spotlight Class

Dancers Responding to AIDS logo

  • Worked across every area of the entertainment industry including Broadway, National Tours, fashion, film, and television
  • Choreographic credits include Saturday Night Fever National Tour, New York Fashion Week, the New York City Knicks, Audi, Soho House
  • Regional productions include of Mary Poppins, Cinderella, Newsies and the world premiere of Medicine the Musical
  • → more about Josh Assor
  • → more about Dancers Responding to AIDS

A portion of proceeds from the evening’s class will be donated to Dancers Responding to Aids.

In-Studio: Let’s Dance!
Virtual: Let’s Dance!


Monday, December 5 • 8:15-10:15pm KATIE DRABLOS • Int/Adv Contemporary

Katie Drablos headshot, teaches spotlight evening Dance Class
  • Al Blackstone’s Associate Choreographer on productions of Oklahoma, Hairspray, Pippin, and others
  • Performed in Al Blackstone’s original works; Happy We’ll Be and Freddie Falls in Love
  • In 2022 she directed, choreographed, and performed in her first full-length show “35: a celebration of being alive”
  • → more about Katie Drablos

In-Studio: Let’s Dance!
Virtual: Let’s Dance!


Tuesday, December 6 • 8:15-10:15pm JERMAINE BROWNE • Int/Adv Street Jazz

Jermaine Browne Headshot -  evening spotlight Dance teacher
  • Choreographed music videos for Christina Aguilera’s “Genie in a Bottle” and Jennifer Lopez’s “Love Don’t Cost a Thing.”
  • Choreographed performances for Jermaine Paul on The Voice, Ella Henderson on Sunday Night at The London Palladium and R&B singer Kem
  • Art director, movement coach, and choreographer for America’s Next Top Model, The Voice, and others
  • → more about Jermaine Browne

In-Studio: Let’s Dance!
Virtual: Let’s Dance!


Wednesday, December 7 • 8:15-10:15pmDANIEL GOLD • Int/Adv Jazz

Daniel Gold Wednesday afternoon spotlight Dance Class
  • Choreographed the Off Broadway musical comedy, Good Morning New York
  • Regional productions include The Bodyguard, Young Frankenstein, The Mystery Of Edwin Drood, and A Year with Frog and Toad
  • Seen in the first national revival tour of Miss Saigon and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
  • → more about Daniel Gold

In-Studio: Let’s Dance!
Virtual: Let’s Dance!


Monday, December 12 • 8:15-10:15pmLLOYD KNIGHT Int/Adv Modern | Graham

Lloyd-Knight Headshot -  Dance teacher
  • Principal Dancer for The Martha Graham Dance Company
  • Broadway credits include DANCIN’, Sophisticated Ladies, The Tap Dance Kid, Big Deal
  • National Tours of Sweet Charity, Honky Tonk Nights, Guys and Dolls, among others
  • → more about Lloyd Knight

In-Studio: Let’s Dance!
Virtual: Let’s Dance!


Wednesday, December 14 • 8:15-10:15pm ELLENORE SCOTT • Adv/Int Contemporary Jazz

Ellenore Scott  headshot, teaches evening spotlight Dance Class
  • Broadway credits include Funny Girl, Mr. Saturday Night. Off-Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors, Titanique
  • Other choreography credits include: Single All the Way (Netflix), Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical
  • Performance credits include numerous television shows (Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Smash, Glee!) and was a finalist and All-Star on So You Think You Can Dance?
  • → more about Ellenore Scott

In-Studio: Let’s Dance!
Virtual: Let’s Dance!


Monday, December 19 • 8:15-10:15pm JESS LePROTTO • Adv/Int Theater Jazz

Jess LeProtto headshot, teaches evening spotlight Dance Class
  • Broadway credits include Carousel, Hello, Dolly!, Cats, On The Town, Newsies, Bye Bye Birdie, among others
  • Selected National Tours/Regional Theater include Hello, Dolly! (Barnaby Tucker), Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Grand Ole Opry), American Dance Machine for the 21st Century, A Bronx Tale
  • Film/Television credits include West Side Story (Steven Spielberg), So You Think You Can Dance (Season 8, Top 8), Smash, Law & Order: SVU, and others
  • → more about Jess LeProtto

In-Studio: Let’s Dance!
Virtual: Let’s Dance!


Tuesday, December 20 • 8:15-10:15pm CHELSEA THEDINGA • Int/Adv Contemporary

Chelsea Thedinga headshot -  teaches evening spotlight Dance Class
  • Credits include the MTV Video Music Awards, the feature films La La Land, VOX LUX, and In the heights; GLEE, The Academy Awards and many more
  • Completed 6 national tours with Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound and performed with Stacey Tookey’s company Still Motion
  • Recently, she joined Peter Chu’s company Chuthis
  • → more about Chelsea Thedinga

In-Studio: Let’s Dance!!
Virtual: Let’s Dance!!


Weds, Jan 11 & Feb 1 • 8:15-10:15pm NICHOLAS PALMQUIST • Adv/Int Commercial Jazz

Nicholas Palmquist Headshot -  evening spotlight Dance teacher
  • Danced commercially in America for Netflix/TV/Film, danced with the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall
  • Danced with American Dance Machine for the 21st Century at the Joyce Theatre
  • Currently working with Semperoper Ballet on a creation to premier in Dresden, Germany.
  • → more about Nicholas Palmquist

Registration coming soon.


Wednesday, January 11, 2023 • 8:15-10:15pm AL BLACKSTONE • Adv/Int Theater Jazz

Al Blackstone Dance Class
  • Theater Choreography: Freddie Falls in Love (Joyce Theater – July 2019), West Side Story (Maltz Theater), Pippin (Music Theater Wichita), Annie (Axelrod Performing Arts)
  • TV/Film: So You Think You Can Dance (Emmy Nomination), Good Morning America
  • Special Events: Broadway Bares, Gypsy of the year, Easter Bonnet, Princess Cruises
  • → more about Al Blackstone

Registration available soon.