Jeanette is a professional dancer and choreographer currently working in NYC. Her focus is in contemporary, tap and commercial work, with recent project credits in dance for film, and performances at Dixon Place and Peridance Capezio Center. She is Pilates certified and is active in spreading knowledge and cross-training methods to dancers. Jeanette is passionate about young performers finding the core of what fuels their love for dance, and discovering how to tap into that beyond the motions of choreography and technical prowess. Her contemporary style is a fusion blend with emphasis on dancer's awareness, artistry, and athleticism, and her tap style is rhythm based, exploring the subtleties of our bodies as an instrument for sound integrated with the physical dynamics of show. Before living in the Big Apple, she performed on the high seas with Disney Cruise Line as a main stage dancer and Dance Captain aboard the Wonder and Dream. She received her BFA in Dance Performance from University of California Irvine, and has performed in the Bay Area with Garrett+Moulton Productions and LEVY dance Company. She is also currently on the roster of Dance Competition Judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.
Kaydee has a rich and diverse background in dance. Following in her Mother’s and Sister’s footsteps; Kaydee founded The Dance Zone in Henderson Nevada with co-owner Jami Artiga in 2002. As a dance educator, she is trained in the R.A.D, Focused Flexibility, Tempo-Level-Energy, Paula Morgan, and Twinkle Star curriculum. Kaydee believes every student can achieve their dreams through dance and has helped many students achieve these dreams. Prior students can be found in a wide array of professional dance jobs highlights include: NFL & NBA dance teams, Rockettes, Cirque Du Soleil, Disney and multiple National Broadway Casts. They also can be seen in commercial work dancing for Nicole Scherzinger, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez. Many students have been cast in roles for film and television including the season 3-Winner of So You Think
You Can Dance. Kaydee’s students have also found success in the company world with Body Traffic, Cedar Lake, Thodos, Tanya Peres Salas Co., UDG-Vietnam, Fonts and Staats Theater Co. Kaydee is grateful for all the opportunities and relationships her dancing has brought her and is eager to give back by helping others find their success.
Lisa's career began in her hometown of Overland Park, KS and has taken her to Broadway and points in between. Most recently, Lisa ran away with the circus on the first national tour of Pippin. She has had the pleasure of performing the role of Leading Player over 100 times! Lisa had her Broadway debut with the revival of Ragtime (Emma Goldman u/s). Other Broadway credits include The Addams Family where she understudied the role of Wednesday Addams. Some of her New York credits include the reading ofAnastasia with the legendary Angela Lansbury, as well as her creation of Sam Peterson in the original American musical Empire. Lisa has had the pleasure of touring internationally with the 25th anniversary tour of Cats playing Demeter and understudying Grizabella. In addition, Lisa has worked extensively throughout regional theater, including The Paper Mill Playhouse, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Sacramento Music Circus, The MUNY, Kansas City Starlight, The Shakespeare Theater Company, and many more! Her favorite roles include Florence Vassy in Chess, Eva Peron in Evita, Velma Kelly in Chicago, and the Homeless Woman in A New Brain. She is also currently on the roster of Dance Competition Judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.
She is a world renowned ballet mistress and master teacher. She has trained numerous company artists from prestigious ballet companys such as The Royal Ballet, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and the San Francisco Ballet to name a few. She was the guest ballet mistress for Celine Dion’s A New Day in Las Vegas. She has been the resident ballet mistress for The Phantom Of The Opera, Twyla Tharp’s Dance With Me, and Cirque Du Soleil. Currently she is the ballet mistress and repetiteur for Nevada Ballet Theater.
Also known as Miss Jazzy B, began her dancing career at the young age of 8 in Los Angeles, California where she was trained in the styles of jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, tap and musical theater by some of the industry’s most notable choreographers. After booking her first professional dance job at the age of 13, Jazzy B’s unmatchable stage performance and dance talents have since led her to be featured on Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Dance Spirit Magazine, in music videos, winning pageant titles, in numerous promotional ad campaigns and commercials for major brands such as Spotify, Fabletics and Beach Body. While receiving her bachelor’s degree in Entertainment Marketing from Cal Poly Pomona, Jazzy B realized her passion for mentorship and developing talent in youth and creating arts curriculums. As a choreographer she has worked with dance studios and school dance teams earning numerous choreography awards and national championship titles. She also takes pride in mentoring many of her students in their dance careers to be signed to top dance agencies and featured in professional industry work. As a dance educator she has created, implemented and taught arts education curriculums throughout the prison system in California, Uganda and United Kingdom, focusing on using dance as a universal language of creative expression. Today Jazzy B works as a choreographer, national adjudicator, professional dancer and an all around dance educator. Her high-energy approach and philosophy as a teacher places each dancer’s mindset as a priority so that their confidence will exude outwardly through their movement and uses her role to translate dance into lessons to make her students both better dancers and promotes their artistic individuality.Jasmine is also currently on the roster of dance competition judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.
Troy Haywood is a 32-year-old choreographer and dancer born, raised, and living in North Carolina. After graduating high-school Troy spent five years dancing and teaching professionally all across the east coast. Living primarily in Miami, Florida he worked as dancer with Royal Caribbean, choreographed and performed in music videos and company shows, taught at local conventions, met some of the greatest people in the world, and fell deeply in love with a different side of dance: creating. Upon moving back home to Charlotte In 2011, Troy dedicated his career solely to choreography and teaching. Since then his dynamic teaching style and choreography has traveled him to New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta and many more beautiful cities in the country. His work has gone on to be awarded and seen on competitive stages, the big and small screen, and some of the hottest venues all over the United States. Troy is honored and humbled to have the ability to remain hands on with the next generation of dancers while also pursuing his love of performing. His goals are to continue educating children, teenagers, and adults alike while continuing to dance professionally for many years to come. He is also currently on the roster of dance competition judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.
Julia Galloway grew up in North Carolina where she trained and competed in all styles of dance and gymnastics for 15 years. She has had the honor of being a finalist on America’s Got Talent seasons 9 and 10, backup dancing for Guaynaa, and traveling the world as Viking Ocean Cruises Principal Dancer. After living in Orlando for four years and performing for Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, and the Orlando Magic, Julia made the move to Miami to continue her journey with the NBA as a Miami Heat Dancer. Julia feels truly blessed with all of the doors that dance and performance have opened for her in her life and is grateful to have the opportunity to share in your journey as well. She is also on the roster of Dance Competition Judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.
Lauren Alto is an experienced choreographer, instructor, and studio director. She’s been involved in dance for over 25 years, training and teaching in multiple styles. Lauren is currently on the roster of dance judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators. Lauren studied at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Butler University Department of Dance, Cincinnati Ballet, Dayton Ballet, & Cincinnati Contemporary Dance Theater. She was also a member of the University of Cincinnati Dance Team. After training in college, Lauren went on to dance professionally with Exhale Dance Tribe, a Contemporary Jazz Company, voted a “25 to Watch Company” by Dance Magazine. Lauren has taught students ages 3-18 in the public school, private school, & studio settings. She’s held the position of Dance Director at the elementary and high school level, with responsibility for overseeing the Dance program and integrating Arts into the general school curriculum. Lauren currently manages a studio of 500+ students, voted “Best Dance Studio in Naples, Florida” the last 10 years running. She also continues to choreograph. Lauren’s mission is to always create an environment where all students can foster a love and appreciation for the art of Dance!
Jessica Walker is a passionate performer, teacher and choreographer. She earned her BFA at Fordham University/The Ailey School and began her career in the broadway company of Twyla Tharp’s “Movin Out.” Jessica’s strong technical foundation and versatile style enabled her multifaceted performing career. She has been seen on Broadway, in Film and Television, Commercials, National Tours and more. Highlights include Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour, Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular, Carnegie Hall’s West Side Story and The Metropolitan Opera. Select Film and Television: Dirty Dancing (Andy Blankenbueler), NBC’s SMASH, CW’s Katy Keene and The Tonys. Jessica is known for her passionate, full out performance quality and she brings that same level of energy and dedication to the students that she teaches and adjudicates. Emphasizing technique, musicality and artistry, Jessica encourages dancers of all levels to reach their maximum potential. Jessica is currently on the roster of dance competition judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.
Amber is a dancer, teacher, choreographer and creator in the Central Florida area. After spending many years expanding on her creative knowledge, vocabulary and experience in cities such as Tampa, New York City and Nashville, she maintains an active performing career at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL where she performs on Cinderella’s Castle Stage in Magic Kingdom as well as in Beauty and the Beast Live Onstage at Hollywood Studios. She has also performed alongside artists such as Disney’s Descendants and Meghan Trainor for nationally televised Christmas specials. When not performing full time, she also teaches, choreographs, stages, and manages events for multiple production companies. Amber choreographs and teaches for the Stars youth program dance workshops at Universal Studios Orlando. When she’s not working in the professional world of entertainment she travels the nation as a judge for regional and national dance competitions, sharing her love and knowledge of dance with the future generations. Amber is currently on the roster of dance competition judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.
Rachel is a professional dancer, singer, actor, model, choreographer, and adjudicator. She grew up training in all forms of dance on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and attended countless regional and national conventions and competitions, as well as summer intensives at The Gold School and winter intensives at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Rachel went on to major in dance and graduate Magna Cum Laude from Elon University in North Carolina with a BFA in Dance Performance & Choreography and Minor in Business Administration. She has since performed around the country and the world on the National and International Tours of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, directed and choreographed by the incredible, Tony Award-Winnning choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton). She has performed at sea in the role of Cha Cha in Grease for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and served as Dance Captain for Holland America Line’s World Cruise. She performed on the National Tour of Super WHY Live!, the International Tour of The Aluminum Show in Brazil and Spain, and has done countless regional productions including: West Side Story (North Shore Music Theatre- Original Robbins Choreo), Mary Poppins (Arkansas Rep & NBFT), 42nd Street (Mill Mountain Theatre & Interlakes Theatre), Singin’ in the Rain (New Bedford Festival Theatre), All Shook Up (Palace Theatre), Madagascar (NSMT), Hello Dolly (Interlakes Theatre), Swing! (MMT), Oklahoma! (NSMT), and more. She has also danced at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and for Spirit Productions. Recently, Rachel performed in Utah at the beautiful Tuacahn Amphitheatre, where she was part of only the 3rd production in the world of Dreamwork’s Prince of Egypt stage adaptation, choreographed by SYTYCD’s Sean Cheesman and overseen by composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked). There, she also performed in the regional premiers of Matilda and R&H’s Cinderella’s most recently revived Broadway version. Rachel is currently on the roster of Dance Competition Judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.
Christina Fuschetto is a professional dancer and choreographer based in California, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree from Pace University. From a early age Christina grew up competing on the east coast and attended the Pre-Professional Program at Steps on Broadway. Recent Credits include Broadway Christmas Wonderland National Tour (Ensemble), Norwegian Cruise Lines (Dancer/Singer) Legends in Concert (Dancer), Christmas On Ice (Dance Captain) and DSP Live! US Concert Tour (Dancer) When she is not performing Christina loves teaching master dance classes and yoga. She is also currently on the roster of Dance Competition Judges with Impact Dance Adjudicators.
Elizabethheard her calling for the spotlight at a young age. Growing up in Cleveland, OH, Elizabeth's eagerness to perform was undeniable. Elizabeth got her first taste of show business when asked to perform in the New York tour of the Off-Broadway show, Red Hot Broadway featuring greats B.J. Crosby, Eugene Fleming and Freda Payne. From there she continued her training at the University of Michigan on scholarship (dual degree in Dance and Communications), where she represented the U of M at ACDFA, performed Paul Taylor's Le Sacre de Printemps (The Rehearsal), danced with Mise en Plance Dance Co., and choreographed/performed for the opening acts at Kid Cudi and Nas Concerts. Upon graduating Elizabeth moved to the big apple to pursue a childhood dream that has since become a reality. While dancing remains her first love she has branched out into singing, modeling, acting and voiceover work as well, and has appeared in numerous industrials, commercials, music videos, company performances and musicals across the map. A bicoastal artist, she hopes to continue to share her passion for the arts in whatever capacity that may be for many years to come and is eager to see where this gypsy life will take her in the future. Liz is also on the roster as a judge and host with Impact Dance Adjudicators.