Pittsburgh Judges

February 24-26, 2023

Amber Nadelkov

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.

Troy Haywood

Troy 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.

Abigail Gatlin

Abigail Gatlin is a New York City based performer and educator. Favorite credits include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Rockette), national and international  tours of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Silly Girl, Babette Cover), Cats (Bombalurina, Demeter), The Producers (Usherette), White Christmas (Rita), La Cage Aux Folles (Cagelle) and Shrek (Mama Bear). Originally from Cleveland, TN she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Birmingham Southern College with a major in musical Theatre and a minor in dance. Other training includes Broadway Dance Center's professional semester and summer intensives at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and North Carolina School of the Arts. She regularly teaches masterclasses in precision jazz and musical theatre at studios around the country and at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Abigail is currently on the roster of dance competition judges with impact dance adjudicators.