Las Vegas, NV Judges
May 6-8, 2022
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.
Born and raised in Wheaton, Illinois, Katie McGinnis discovered her love for dance as a teenager at Soleunique Dance Company in Aurora, Illinois where she excelled within the company, and upon graduation was offered an apprenticeship position with Nomi Dance Company in Chicago, Illinois. She enjoyed two more seasons with Nomi as a full company member. As she began her professional career, Katie continued to prioritize her dance education, training at Debbie Reynolds, Millennium Dance Complex, Visceral, and the Lou Conte Dance Studio as a work-study program student, where she was later offered a faculty teaching position. Katie was also one of less than 30 students selected worldwide to participate in the blueprint summer program at the Capezio Peridance Center in New York City. Some of Katie’s performing credits include: Ups, McDonalds, Mac Cosmetics, "Empire" on Fox, and Norwegian Cruise Lines, where she worked as a dancer, aerialist, and magician's assistant. She has choreographed for the Disneyland Hong Kong audition tour, as well as for numerous local dance teams, companies, and soloists, with choreography placing in the top 12 at YAGP. Katie is also a group fitness instructor, NASM certified personal trainer, print model and actress. She strives to bring out the best in every student, by keeping her classes high-energy, welcoming and challenging.
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.