Carson City, NV Judges 2023
Hillary is a choreographer, teacher, and performer based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Born and raised in Arizona, she continued her dance training at Oklahoma City University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Dance Performance. Since graduation she has continued to share her passion or dance by teaching in the Phoenix area. She loves to see the excitement on kids’ faces if they are just having fun or finally mastering that difficult step they have been working on. Along with teaching, Hillary has also choreographed several musicals. Some of her favorite credits include Annie, My Fair Lady, Pajama Game, and a Christmas Carol The Musical. Hillary has also performed in several shows on top of all the teaching and choreographing. Some of her favorite credits include Loraine in 42nd Street, Velma in West Side Story and a Hot Box Girl in Guys and Dolls. She also enjoys performing in the Tap Company Tap 24.7 with the time permitting. Hillary loves to share her passion and love for dance with not only the kids she teaches or the cast of the musicals, but also to the audiences when she is in front of the spotlight. Hillary is 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.
Christina 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.