ADAM PARSONS ////////////

 

Adam  Parson knows how to get the most out of a dancer. With insight, diligence and a laser focus he makes sure each dancer he encounters gets the right kind of training .Groomed by some of the best dance masters in the business and then studying on his own, he has evolved into a teacher with a distinct voice. He was one of Dance Spirit Magazines "One to watch" and Dance Magazine said "Parson's brand of training churns out unstoppable dancers" as evidenced through his students working in Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT tour, Glee, So You Think You Can Dance, Kylie Minogue, The Muppets, Wicked on Broadway, Madonna, Bring it on, Memphis, The Academy Awards, and his own Commonality Dance Company. One of Adam’s students is in this years top 10 of So You Think You Can Dance U.S. 

 

JESSICA TAYLOR ////////////

 

Jessica Taylor began her dance training at the Center of Creative Arts (COCA) in St. Louis, Missouri and thereafter received her degree in dance from Point Park University Dance Conservatory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has studied most notably with such artists as Robert Battle, Doug Varone, and Jason McDole, among others. Her choreography was first nationally recognized at the American College Dance Association for her piece entitled "TRONIC" in 2008.  . In 2010 she founded DAMAGEDANCE and never looked back.  Her work has been showcased in New York City at the Rover Soho, Amalgamate Artist Series, Fertile Ground at Green Space in Long Island City, Tea Dances hosted by Jody Sperling and Emily Faulkner, APAP NYC at Dance New Amsterdam, Triskelion Arts, Merce Cunningham Studios, the HATCH Series, Summer Dance in Bryant Park and the Ailey Citigroup Theater.  She had her first international premiere at The Booking Dance Festival within the Edinburgh Fringe in Scotland.  She has also receives commissions to set an original works on dance companies, most recently working with The Big Muddy Dance Company in St. Louis.  

 

BOSCO ////////////

 

BOSCO has performed with Missy Elliott, P!nk, 50 Cent, Fergie, Tyra Banks, Kelly Rowland, Timbaland, Lloyd, Green Day, Nelly Furtado, Ashley Tisdale, Too Short, Daddy Yankee and Corbin Bleu.  He has done ads for iPod, the X Games, Qualcomm, American Idol and Playstation.  He has performed on the MTV Movie Awards, the Miss Universe Pageant, So You Think You Can Dance, America’s Next Top Model and the American Music Awards.  You have seen him on the big screen performing in the movies Dance Flick, the Seat Filler and You Got Served.  His choreography has been used by Tyra Banks, Katt Williams, Kelly Rowland, Damon Wayans, Corbin Bleu and also on the Mo’Nique Show.  He has had the privilege of teaching at 95 different schools around the world and has toured the USA, Australia, Puerto Rico, Japan, Mexico, China, Singapore and Italy.   ¬ 

 

KRYSTAL VON DER LIETH ////////////

 

Krystal von der Lieth began studying Musical Theatre at the age of 3 in Los Angeles, CA where she grew up. Very soon she discovered how much she loved the dance aspect of performing. Krystal has trained at performing arts companies such as The Adderley School for the Performing Arts, The Harvest School for Performing Arts, Ballet Studio By the Sea, Shawl-Anderson, Westside School of Ballet, UCLA, University of Wisconsin Madison and Edge Performing Arts Center among others. She taught her first dance class at the age of 14 and it has remained a passion of hers ever since.
In 2006 her husband's job brought them to Grand Junction, CO where she spent 5 years teaching at Grand Junction Academy of Dance and then moved over to Absolute Dance. She also performed and choreographed for different companies around the ground valley including Showtime Productions and The Cabaret Dinner Theatre.
When students come to Krystal's class they should be ready to have a fun time, learn a lot and get a great workout so they can walk away not just with a firm knowledge of dance technique and vocab but a strengthened body to properly execute it. So come with energy, a positive attitude, ready to work hard, have fun and dance it out!

TRUDY MC CREANOR ////////////

 

Ms. McCreanor is Founder and past Artistic Director of Colorado West Ballet and Performing Arts Center. Trained in Pittsburgh with Charlotte Mady, she studied with Barbara Weissberger of the Pennsylvania Ballet and Ballet Master, George Zoritch. She was awarded a full scholarship to the North Carolina School of the Arts at the age of 14 and went on to study dance and theatre arts at Stephens College, the University of Missouri and at Columbia College on full scholarship for artistic merit and academic achievement. She also studied with masters Luigi and Gus Giordano in Jazz technique, Finus Jhung and David Howard in Classical Ballet and Michael Kravitz in Modern Dance, among others. 

 

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