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Amelia Burkhardt
Amelia was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, CA. Throughout her training, she was on competition teams, winning many first place and overall soloist awards. Amelia was selected for numerous scholarships from competitions and conventions all over California, including a one year scholarship to Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles. Some of Amelia's credits include being a featured female dancer on The Hello Kitty Friendship Festival National Tour, Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush, Promo for Disney's 'Camp Rock 2', FOX's "Mobbed", "Good Day L.A.", and the Los Angeles Clippers.

Her regional theatre credits include: Beauty and The Beast and Peter Pan. She has also worked with celebrities Selena Gomez, Rosario Dawson, Jane Fonda, Wilmer Valderrama, Perez Hilton, and Howie Mendel. She has danced for LA choreographers Tabitha and Napoleon Dumo, Mandy Moore, Matt Cady, and Beau Fournier. She was a featured dancer and one of the assistant production coordinators for the dance show, Choreographers' Carnival.

She was a company member and assistant for the popular LA based company, Mischief Makers which has performed all over the country, including Hawaii, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, San Francisco, etc. Amelia also travels the United States judging studio dance competitions for Starpower, Imagine, and Revolution Talent Competitions. Over her professional career, Amelia has been teaching at several dance studios, high schools, and universities on the East and West Coast, including UCLA, Cal State Northridge, Cal State Channel Islands, and University of Delaware. She currently is a traveling facility member for Liberate Artists, teaching and choreographing alongside Comfort Fedoke, Misha Gabriel, Lauren Froderman, Mollee Gray, etc. She resides in New York City to continue to pursue her dance and teaching career.