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Friday, November 1
 

6:30pm

8:00pm

 
Saturday, November 2
 

7:45am

CCF: Check In
Saturday November 2, 2019 7:45am - 8:15am
Grand ABC

7:45am

Registration Desk & Exhibits Open
Saturday November 2, 2019 7:45am - 5:00pm
Ballroom Foyer

8:00am

Green: Welcome
Saturday November 2, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am
Oak Brook

8:00am

Blue: Welcome
Saturday November 2, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am
Grand DEF

8:00am

Orange: Welcome
Saturday November 2, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am
Kent

8:00am

Teachers: Welcome
Saturday November 2, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am
Riverview

8:00am

Red: Welcome
Saturday November 2, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
Spring

8:00am

Yellow: Welcome
Saturday November 2, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
Essex

8:15am

8:30am

Green: Photo
Saturday November 2, 2019 8:30am - 8:45am
Oak Brook

8:30am

CCF: Panel Discussion "Dance & College"
Speakers
avatar for Susan Epstein

Susan Epstein

Susan Epstein at an early age worked in her family’s renowned dance retail business, Taffy’s. She earned her BFA in Dance from Southern Methodist University and did graduate work at Case Western Reserve University. After a NYC dance career, Susan joined the family business full... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Grand ABC

8:45am

Teachers: Group Photo
Saturday November 2, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am
Riverview

8:45am

8:45am

Blue: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Gil Mata

Gil Mata

Gil Mata began his professional training under the prestigious hip hop studio, Xtreme Dance Force. Gil has studied all styles of dance from a variety of top industry teachers and choreographers.  Without any previous technical training, Gil made a reputation for himself at Xtreme... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am
Grand DEF

8:45am

Green: Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Becca Grden

Becca Grden

Becca Grden specializes in teaching contemporary, modern and jazz throughout the Michigan area. Her choreography has won numerous honors including, “choreographer of the year” at the Youth American Grand Prix in 2017 for her work “stagnation.”  She has developed her own... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am
Oak Brook

8:45am

Orange: Hip Hop
Speakers
avatar for Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump first discovered his love for dance at the age of 15 after being inspired by dance icons such as Michael Jackson and the Jabbawockeez. Since then, he has trained in Hip Hop & Urban Movement with some of the finest instructors and professional dance studios all over the... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am
Kent

9:00am

Red: Musical Theatre
Speakers
avatar for Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks, a Tampa native, is currently the Director at Tampa Bay Dance Academy; Co-owner and operator of RoCa Productions; and traveling the country with specialty act Tell-A-Vision. Casey has recently been choreographing for Opera Tampa and Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Tampa.Casey’s... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Spring

9:00am

Teachers: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline” in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Riverview

9:00am

Yellow: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Stacy Keller

Stacy Keller

Stacy Joy Keller joined The Joffrey Ballet in August 1999 and retired in June 2011. She began her ballet training at the Classical Ballet Center of Tampa with Haydee Gutierrez. She studied ballet in summer programs with the San Francisco Ballet, School of American Ballet, Pittsburgh... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Essex

9:30am

CCF: Audition Class - Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Maggi Dueker

Maggi Dueker

Ballet, Webster University
Maggi Dueker is a Visiting Professor and the Interim Chair of the Department of Dance at Webster University. She founded and is the Director of Webster’s Summer Dance Intensives. Her choreography has been performed by the Webster University Dance Ensemble, Convergence and for the... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am
Grand ABC

9:45am

Blue: Break
Saturday November 2, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am
TBA

9:45am

Green: Break
Saturday November 2, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am
TBA

9:45am

Orange: Photo
Saturday November 2, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am
Kent

10:00am

Blue: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Stacy Keller

Stacy Keller

Stacy Joy Keller joined The Joffrey Ballet in August 1999 and retired in June 2011. She began her ballet training at the Classical Ballet Center of Tampa with Haydee Gutierrez. She studied ballet in summer programs with the San Francisco Ballet, School of American Ballet, Pittsburgh... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Grand DEF

10:00am

Green: Character
Speakers
avatar for Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina, a native Russian, graduated from Minsk State Choreography College as a ballet dancer with high honors. After she graduated, she was invited to Bolshoi Theatre and performed for several seasons as a ballerina. During this time, Olga was on tours across Europe to perform... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Oak Brook

10:00am

Orange: Modern
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline” in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Kent

10:00am

Red: Hip Hop
Speakers
avatar for Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump first discovered his love for dance at the age of 15 after being inspired by dance icons such as Michael Jackson and the Jabbawockeez. Since then, he has trained in Hip Hop & Urban Movement with some of the finest instructors and professional dance studios all over the... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Spring

10:00am

Teachers: Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Becca Grden

Becca Grden

Becca Grden specializes in teaching contemporary, modern and jazz throughout the Michigan area. Her choreography has won numerous honors including, “choreographer of the year” at the Youth American Grand Prix in 2017 for her work “stagnation.”  She has developed her own... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Riverview

10:00am

Yellow: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Maud Arnold

Maud Arnold

Known as one of “Tap’s Leading Ladies,” Maud Arnold is a member of Syncopated Ladies and performed in their sold-out, full-length concerts in NYC, Los Angeles, DC, Vancouver, and Dubai. Maud has performed on The Ellen Show, Good Morning America and at Essence Fest in New Orleans... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Essex

11:00am

Red: Photo
Saturday November 2, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am
Spring

11:00am

Yellow: Photo
Saturday November 2, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am
Essex

11:00am

Blue: Musical Theatre
Speakers
avatar for Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks, a Tampa native, is currently the Director at Tampa Bay Dance Academy; Co-owner and operator of RoCa Productions; and traveling the country with specialty act Tell-A-Vision. Casey has recently been choreographing for Opera Tampa and Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Tampa.Casey’s... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Grand DEF

11:00am

Green: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Gil Mata

Gil Mata

Gil Mata began his professional training under the prestigious hip hop studio, Xtreme Dance Force. Gil has studied all styles of dance from a variety of top industry teachers and choreographers.  Without any previous technical training, Gil made a reputation for himself at Xtreme... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Oak Brook

11:00am

Orange: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Stacy Keller

Stacy Keller

Stacy Joy Keller joined The Joffrey Ballet in August 1999 and retired in June 2011. She began her ballet training at the Classical Ballet Center of Tampa with Haydee Gutierrez. She studied ballet in summer programs with the San Francisco Ballet, School of American Ballet, Pittsburgh... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kent

11:00am

Teachers: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Maud Arnold

Maud Arnold

Known as one of “Tap’s Leading Ladies,” Maud Arnold is a member of Syncopated Ladies and performed in their sold-out, full-length concerts in NYC, Los Angeles, DC, Vancouver, and Dubai. Maud has performed on The Ellen Show, Good Morning America and at Essence Fest in New Orleans... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Riverview

11:00am

CCF: Audition Class - Modern
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Grand ABC

11:15am

Red: Character
Speakers
avatar for Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina, a native Russian, graduated from Minsk State Choreography College as a ballet dancer with high honors. After she graduated, she was invited to Bolshoi Theatre and performed for several seasons as a ballerina. During this time, Olga was on tours across Europe to perform... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Spring

11:15am

Yellow: Hip Hop
Speakers
avatar for Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump first discovered his love for dance at the age of 15 after being inspired by dance icons such as Michael Jackson and the Jabbawockeez. Since then, he has trained in Hip Hop & Urban Movement with some of the finest instructors and professional dance studios all over the... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Essex

12:00pm

Blue: Photo
Saturday November 2, 2019 12:00pm - 12:15pm
Grand DEF

12:00pm

Green: Lunch
Saturday November 2, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

12:00pm

Orange: Lunch
Saturday November 2, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

12:00pm

Teachers: Lunch
Saturday November 2, 2019 12:00pm - 1:15pm
TBA

12:15pm

Blue: Lunch
Saturday November 2, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm
TBA

12:15pm

Red: Lunch
Saturday November 2, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm
TBA

12:15pm

Yellow: Lunch
Saturday November 2, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm
TBA

12:15pm

Blue: Lyrical
Speakers
avatar for Becca Grden

Becca Grden

Becca Grden specializes in teaching contemporary, modern and jazz throughout the Michigan area. Her choreography has won numerous honors including, “choreographer of the year” at the Youth American Grand Prix in 2017 for her work “stagnation.”  She has developed her own... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 12:15pm - 2:15pm
Grand DEF

12:30pm

1:00pm

Green: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline” in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Oak Brook

1:00pm

Orange: Character
Speakers
avatar for Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina, a native Russian, graduated from Minsk State Choreography College as a ballet dancer with high honors. After she graduated, she was invited to Bolshoi Theatre and performed for several seasons as a ballerina. During this time, Olga was on tours across Europe to perform... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kent

1:15pm

Red: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Maud Arnold

Maud Arnold

Known as one of “Tap’s Leading Ladies,” Maud Arnold is a member of Syncopated Ladies and performed in their sold-out, full-length concerts in NYC, Los Angeles, DC, Vancouver, and Dubai. Maud has performed on The Ellen Show, Good Morning America and at Essence Fest in New Orleans... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Spring

1:15pm

Teachers: Hip Hop
Speakers
avatar for Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump first discovered his love for dance at the age of 15 after being inspired by dance icons such as Michael Jackson and the Jabbawockeez. Since then, he has trained in Hip Hop & Urban Movement with some of the finest instructors and professional dance studios all over the... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Riverview

1:15pm

Yellow: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Gil Mata

Gil Mata

Gil Mata began his professional training under the prestigious hip hop studio, Xtreme Dance Force. Gil has studied all styles of dance from a variety of top industry teachers and choreographers.  Without any previous technical training, Gil made a reputation for himself at Xtreme... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Essex

1:30pm

CCF: Audition Class - Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Jazz, University of Alabama
Lawrence Jackson, MFA, is an Assistant Professor of Dance at University of Alabama. He devoted several years to Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble. His performances include the concert stage, PBS programs, dinner theatres and summer dance intensives. Lawrence has choreographed over... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Grand ABC

2:00pm

Green: Break
Saturday November 2, 2019 2:00pm - 2:15pm
TBA

2:00pm

Orange: Break
Saturday November 2, 2019 2:00pm - 2:15pm
TBA

2:15pm

Teachers: Break
Saturday November 2, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm
TBA

2:15pm

Yellow: Break
Saturday November 2, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm
TBA

2:15pm

Blue: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Maud Arnold

Maud Arnold

Known as one of “Tap’s Leading Ladies,” Maud Arnold is a member of Syncopated Ladies and performed in their sold-out, full-length concerts in NYC, Los Angeles, DC, Vancouver, and Dubai. Maud has performed on The Ellen Show, Good Morning America and at Essence Fest in New Orleans... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Grand DEF

2:15pm

Green: Hip Hop
Speakers
avatar for Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump first discovered his love for dance at the age of 15 after being inspired by dance icons such as Michael Jackson and the Jabbawockeez. Since then, he has trained in Hip Hop & Urban Movement with some of the finest instructors and professional dance studios all over the... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Oak Brook

2:15pm

Orange: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks, a Tampa native, is currently the Director at Tampa Bay Dance Academy; Co-owner and operator of RoCa Productions; and traveling the country with specialty act Tell-A-Vision. Casey has recently been choreographing for Opera Tampa and Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Tampa.Casey’s... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Kent

2:15pm

Red: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Becca Grden

Becca Grden

Becca Grden specializes in teaching contemporary, modern and jazz throughout the Michigan area. Her choreography has won numerous honors including, “choreographer of the year” at the Youth American Grand Prix in 2017 for her work “stagnation.”  She has developed her own... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Spring

2:30pm

CCF: Photo
Saturday November 2, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Grand ABC

2:30pm

Teachers: Character
Speakers
avatar for Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina, a native Russian, graduated from Minsk State Choreography College as a ballet dancer with high honors. After she graduated, she was invited to Bolshoi Theatre and performed for several seasons as a ballerina. During this time, Olga was on tours across Europe to perform... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Riverview

2:30pm

Yellow: Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline” in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Essex

2:45pm

CCF: Panel Discussion "Creating a Sustainable Career"
Speakers
avatar for Susan Epstein

Susan Epstein

Susan Epstein at an early age worked in her family’s renowned dance retail business, Taffy’s. She earned her BFA in Dance from Southern Methodist University and did graduate work at Case Western Reserve University. After a NYC dance career, Susan joined the family business full... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Grand ABC

3:15pm

Blue: Break
Saturday November 2, 2019 3:15pm - 3:30pm
TBA

3:15pm

Red: Break
Saturday November 2, 2019 3:15pm - 3:30pm
TBA

3:15pm

Green: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Maud Arnold

Maud Arnold

Known as one of “Tap’s Leading Ladies,” Maud Arnold is a member of Syncopated Ladies and performed in their sold-out, full-length concerts in NYC, Los Angeles, DC, Vancouver, and Dubai. Maud has performed on The Ellen Show, Good Morning America and at Essence Fest in New Orleans... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Oak Brook

3:15pm

Orange: Lyrical
Speakers
avatar for Becca Grden

Becca Grden

Becca Grden specializes in teaching contemporary, modern and jazz throughout the Michigan area. Her choreography has won numerous honors including, “choreographer of the year” at the Youth American Grand Prix in 2017 for her work “stagnation.”  She has developed her own... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kent

3:30pm

Blue: Character
Speakers
avatar for Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina, a native Russian, graduated from Minsk State Choreography College as a ballet dancer with high honors. After she graduated, she was invited to Bolshoi Theatre and performed for several seasons as a ballerina. During this time, Olga was on tours across Europe to perform... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Grand DEF

3:30pm

Red: Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline” in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Spring

3:30pm

Teachers: Modern
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Riverview

3:30pm

Yellow: Musical Theatre
Speakers
avatar for Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks, a Tampa native, is currently the Director at Tampa Bay Dance Academy; Co-owner and operator of RoCa Productions; and traveling the country with specialty act Tell-A-Vision. Casey has recently been choreographing for Opera Tampa and Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Tampa.Casey’s... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Essex

3:45pm

5:45pm

Student Honors Awards Presentation
Saturday November 2, 2019 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Grand Ballroom

6:00pm

Student Competition
Saturday November 2, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Grand Ballroom
 
Sunday, November 3
 

8:15am

CCF: Welcome
Sunday November 3, 2019 8:15am - 9:00am
Grand ABC

8:30am

9:00am

Blue: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Andi Bissen

Andi Bissen

Andi Bissen graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and English. In 2003, she became a member of the team at Dance Arts Center in Mount Pleasant, WI. As a member of the team, she trained from professional teachers and choreographers... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Grand DEF

9:00am

CCF: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Posy Knight

Posy Knight

Ballet, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Posy Knight began her professional career as a modern dancer in New York City after a youth immersed in professional ballet training programs at the Washington Ballet and National Ballet of Canada. She has since developed into an award-winning choreographer, delving into production... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Grand ABC

9:00am

Green: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Becca Grden

Becca Grden

Becca Grden specializes in teaching contemporary, modern and jazz throughout the Michigan area. Her choreography has won numerous honors including, “choreographer of the year” at the Youth American Grand Prix in 2017 for her work “stagnation.”  She has developed her own... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Oak Brook

9:00am

Orange: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Stacy Keller

Stacy Keller

Stacy Joy Keller joined The Joffrey Ballet in August 1999 and retired in June 2011. She began her ballet training at the Classical Ballet Center of Tampa with Haydee Gutierrez. She studied ballet in summer programs with the San Francisco Ballet, School of American Ballet, Pittsburgh... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Kent

9:00am

Red: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Gil Mata

Gil Mata

Gil Mata began his professional training under the prestigious hip hop studio, Xtreme Dance Force. Gil has studied all styles of dance from a variety of top industry teachers and choreographers.  Without any previous technical training, Gil made a reputation for himself at Xtreme... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Spring

9:00am

Teachers: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina, a native Russian, graduated from Minsk State Choreography College as a ballet dancer with high honors. After she graduated, she was invited to Bolshoi Theatre and performed for several seasons as a ballerina. During this time, Olga was on tours across Europe to perform... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Riverview

9:00am

Yellow: Modern
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Essex

10:00am

Blue: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am
TBA

10:00am

Green: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am
TBA

10:00am

CCF: Option A: Panel "Postgraduate Dance Programs"
Speakers
avatar for Susan Epstein

Susan Epstein

Susan Epstein at an early age worked in her family’s renowned dance retail business, Taffy’s. She earned her BFA in Dance from Southern Methodist University and did graduate work at Case Western Reserve University. After a NYC dance career, Susan joined the family business full... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
York

10:00am

CCF: Option B: Basic 6 Bartenieff Fundamentals
Speakers
avatar for Nathan Andary

Nathan Andary

Ohio University
Nathan Andary, CMA, MFA, RSME, is a Laban/Bartenieff certified movement analyst, experimental artist, and a two-time recipient of the Merit Award for Choreography from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA). Nathan’s dance research: “The Threshold between Intention... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Grand ABC

10:00am

Orange: Conditioning for Dancers
Speakers
avatar for Becca Grden

Becca Grden

Becca Grden specializes in teaching contemporary, modern and jazz throughout the Michigan area. Her choreography has won numerous honors including, “choreographer of the year” at the Youth American Grand Prix in 2017 for her work “stagnation.”  She has developed her own... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Kent

10:00am

Red: Modern
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Spring

10:00am

Teachers: Option A: Postgraduate Dance Programs: Panel Discussion
Speakers
avatar for Susan Epstein

Susan Epstein

Susan Epstein at an early age worked in her family’s renowned dance retail business, Taffy’s. She earned her BFA in Dance from Southern Methodist University and did graduate work at Case Western Reserve University. After a NYC dance career, Susan joined the family business full... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
York

10:00am

Teachers: Option B: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Jeannie Hill

Jeannie Hill

Tap, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Jeannie Hill joined the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point Theatre & Dance faculty in 2004 where she teaches Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre Dance, Composition, and Career Seminar – and choreographs for musicals and dance concerts. She holds a BA in Theatre from the University... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Riverview

10:00am

Yellow: Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline” in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Essex

10:15am

Blue: Character
Speakers
avatar for Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina, a native Russian, graduated from Minsk State Choreography College as a ballet dancer with high honors. After she graduated, she was invited to Bolshoi Theatre and performed for several seasons as a ballerina. During this time, Olga was on tours across Europe to perform... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am
Grand DEF

10:15am

Green: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Stacy Keller

Stacy Keller

Stacy Joy Keller joined The Joffrey Ballet in August 1999 and retired in June 2011. She began her ballet training at the Classical Ballet Center of Tampa with Haydee Gutierrez. She studied ballet in summer programs with the San Francisco Ballet, School of American Ballet, Pittsburgh... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am
Oak Brook

11:00am

CCF: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am
TBA

11:00am

Orange: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am
TBA

11:00am

Red: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am
TBA

11:00am

Teachers:Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am
TBA

11:00am

Yellow: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am
TBA

11:15am

Blue: Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline” in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Grand DEF

11:15am

CCF: Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Osborn-Kibbe

Elizabeth Osborn-Kibbe

Contemporary, University of Georgia
Elizabeth Osborn-Kibbe is originally from Rochester, NY and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and History from the University at Buffalo, where she studied Modern, Ballet, Jazz, and Tap dance forms as well as twentieth century American political and cultural history. Liz has toured... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Grand ABC

11:15am

Green: Hip Hop
Speakers
avatar for Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump first discovered his love for dance at the age of 15 after being inspired by dance icons such as Michael Jackson and the Jabbawockeez. Since then, he has trained in Hip Hop & Urban Movement with some of the finest instructors and professional dance studios all over the... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Oak Brook

11:15am

Orange: Musical Theatre
Speakers
avatar for Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks, a Tampa native, is currently the Director at Tampa Bay Dance Academy; Co-owner and operator of RoCa Productions; and traveling the country with specialty act Tell-A-Vision. Casey has recently been choreographing for Opera Tampa and Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Tampa.Casey’s... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Kent

11:15am

Red: Ballet
Speakers
avatar for Stacy Keller

Stacy Keller

Stacy Joy Keller joined The Joffrey Ballet in August 1999 and retired in June 2011. She began her ballet training at the Classical Ballet Center of Tampa with Haydee Gutierrez. She studied ballet in summer programs with the San Francisco Ballet, School of American Ballet, Pittsburgh... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Spring

11:15am

Teachers: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Gil Mata

Gil Mata

Gil Mata began his professional training under the prestigious hip hop studio, Xtreme Dance Force. Gil has studied all styles of dance from a variety of top industry teachers and choreographers.  Without any previous technical training, Gil made a reputation for himself at Xtreme... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Riverview

11:15am

Yellow: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Jeannie Hill

Jeannie Hill

Tap, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Jeannie Hill joined the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point Theatre & Dance faculty in 2004 where she teaches Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre Dance, Composition, and Career Seminar – and choreographs for musicals and dance concerts. She holds a BA in Theatre from the University... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Essex

12:15pm

Teachers: CNADM Member Meeting
Sunday November 3, 2019 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Oak Brook

12:15pm

Teachers: Non-Member Meeting
Sunday November 3, 2019 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Riverview

12:15pm

Blue: Lunch
Sunday November 3, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm
TBA

12:15pm

Green: Lunch
Sunday November 3, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm
TBA

12:15pm

Orange: Lunch
Sunday November 3, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm
TBA

12:15pm

Red: Lunch
Sunday November 3, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm
TBA

12:15pm

Yellow: Lunch
Sunday November 3, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm
TBA

12:15pm

CCF: Lunch
Sunday November 3, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm
TBA

12:15pm

Teachers: Lunch
Sunday November 3, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm
TBA

1:15pm

Blue: Hip Hop
Speakers
avatar for Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump first discovered his love for dance at the age of 15 after being inspired by dance icons such as Michael Jackson and the Jabbawockeez. Since then, he has trained in Hip Hop & Urban Movement with some of the finest instructors and professional dance studios all over the... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Grand DEF

1:15pm

Green: Musical Theatre
Speakers
avatar for Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks, a Tampa native, is currently the Director at Tampa Bay Dance Academy; Co-owner and operator of RoCa Productions; and traveling the country with specialty act Tell-A-Vision. Casey has recently been choreographing for Opera Tampa and Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Tampa.Casey’s... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Oak Brook

1:15pm

Orange: Modern
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Kent

1:15pm

Red: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Andi Bissen

Andi Bissen

Andi Bissen graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and English. In 2003, she became a member of the team at Dance Arts Center in Mount Pleasant, WI. As a member of the team, she trained from professional teachers and choreographers... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Spring

1:15pm

Yellow: Character
Speakers
avatar for Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina

Olga Chudaikina, a native Russian, graduated from Minsk State Choreography College as a ballet dancer with high honors. After she graduated, she was invited to Bolshoi Theatre and performed for several seasons as a ballerina. During this time, Olga was on tours across Europe to perform... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Essex

1:30pm

CCF: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Joshua Blake Carter

Joshua Blake Carter

Giordano Dance Company
Joshua Blake Carter. Since 2010, Joshua has been a company member of Giordano Dance Chicago, the original American jazz dance company. He now serves as Operations Manager at Giordano, and also serves as the Director to GDC’s second company, Giordano II. His choreography has earned... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Grand ABC

1:30pm

Teachers: Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline” in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Riverview

2:15pm

Green: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm
TBA

2:15pm

Orange: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm
TBA

2:15pm

Red: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm
TBA

2:15pm

Yellow: Break
Sunday November 3, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm
TBA

2:15pm

Blue Modern
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Grand DEF

2:30pm

CCF: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Jeannie Hill

Jeannie Hill

Tap, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Jeannie Hill joined the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point Theatre & Dance faculty in 2004 where she teaches Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre Dance, Composition, and Career Seminar – and choreographs for musicals and dance concerts. She holds a BA in Theatre from the University... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Grand ABC

2:30pm

Green Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell

Brandon Koepsell is a Detroit native and graduate of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA. After graduation in 2005, Brandon spent time performing with “Companie Coline” in Istre, France, Rapture Dance Project and Ron DeJesus Dance in Chicago. Brandon has been a guest performer... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Oak Brook

2:30pm

Orange: Tap
Speakers
avatar for Andi Bissen

Andi Bissen

Andi Bissen graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and English. In 2003, she became a member of the team at Dance Arts Center in Mount Pleasant, WI. As a member of the team, she trained from professional teachers and choreographers... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Kent

2:30pm

Red: Hip Hop
Speakers
avatar for Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump

Monyett Crump first discovered his love for dance at the age of 15 after being inspired by dance icons such as Michael Jackson and the Jabbawockeez. Since then, he has trained in Hip Hop & Urban Movement with some of the finest instructors and professional dance studios all over the... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Spring

2:30pm

Teachers: Musical Theatre
Speakers
avatar for Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks

Casey Hicks, a Tampa native, is currently the Director at Tampa Bay Dance Academy; Co-owner and operator of RoCa Productions; and traveling the country with specialty act Tell-A-Vision. Casey has recently been choreographing for Opera Tampa and Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Tampa.Casey’s... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Riverview

2:30pm

Yellow: Jazz
Speakers
avatar for Becca Grden

Becca Grden

Becca Grden specializes in teaching contemporary, modern and jazz throughout the Michigan area. Her choreography has won numerous honors including, “choreographer of the year” at the Youth American Grand Prix in 2017 for her work “stagnation.”  She has developed her own... Read More →


Sunday November 3, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Essex