Baby Dance, Combo, Jazz & Tap
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Daniel McKeon started dance at the age of 3 with an overwhelming love for dance. During his childhood year he took lessons at Betty Johnson's school of dance where he studied with Suzy Gurino and Jennifer Miller in the dance form of tap. From there he went on performing at various venues such as numerous appearances at the Orpheum theater and Hereberger theater. He is currently involved with Suzy Gurino and Jennifer Millers tap group called TAP 24.7. The crew travels and performs in multiple states. Some other tap dancers he has studied with are Chloe Arnold, who has had appearances on "So You Think You Can Dance" and works as Beyonce's double. Also, Gregg Russell who has worked with Michael Jackson. Currently Danny is studying music at PVCC and once graduated he will continue his studies to pursue his degree in composition. Danny's motto comes from the gifted composer Beethoven, "Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets for it & acknowledge will raise men to the divine." Danny believes that with just the right amount of passion and perseverance any goal can be achieved.
Bella Hibbs is a Casting Associate for Good Faith Casting in Arizona, New Mexico and LA. Casting for film, television , print and commercials. She attends film festivals, teaches youth workshops and coordinates castings. Bella has trained under Faith Hibbs-Clark for 3 years and has been taught her unique communication method that applies to auditioning.
Combo, Ballet & Tap
Lyndsie Clymer has been dancing since she was 3 years old at Dynamic Motion Dance Academy. She has taken Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Breaking, Modern, Ballroom, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theater, and Acrobatics. Lyndsie has been assisting her mentors Tiffany Rollins and Sherry Henderson for many years and is now pursuing her dream of teaching. Lyndsie has had the opportunity to choreograph shows for On the Towne Community Theater and shows for Musical Theater of Anthem. During her senior year of high school she was given the Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Award which only a few were awarded in the state of Arizona. She also was awarded Boulder Creek’s Fine Arts Award for her dedication and commitment to their program. At Lyndsie’s high school she was dance captain and president of National Honor Society of Dance Arts. Lyndsie truly just loves to teach dance and can’t wait to start her new endeavor with the students at Dancers Domain.
Jazz, Contemporary, Stretch, Conditioning & Improv
Jose Soto started dancing at the age of 17 at Maryville High School. He trained under Miss Elizabeth Roper in ballet. Jose has danced with Center Dance Ensemble, Epik Dance Company, WNBA Mercury Hip Hop squad, Scandalesque Production, Phoenix Contemporary Dance Company, and Scorpius Dance Theater.
Jose has taught many master classes and set choreography around the Arizona, Nebraska, Wisconsin, California & Nevada. Jose looks forward to having a full line this season at Dancers Domain and sharing his love of the art with all of our students.
Combo, Ballet, Jazz & Contemporary
Madison MacDonald has been dancing since the age of 6. She began her training at Dance Theater West under the direction of Susan Silverman. Growing up she danced at Ballet Arizona and Phoenix Dance Academy. She has taught at Phoenix Dance Academy, Dance Factory, Dance Gallerie. as well as Arizona Conservatory for Arts and Academics. She is currently a member of Center Dance Ensemble, the resident modern dance company of The Herberger Theater, and will be celebrating her 11th season with the company this year.
Contemporary, Hip Hop, & Technique Instructor
Samantha Gramer, age 19, has been dancing for 9 years. She competitively danced at Centrestage Performing Dance Studio for 8 years and is now a part of Arizona's Automatic Response and The Haus of Fame. Samantha has studied under top choreographers from all over the country, and has received top awards and scholarships at many conventions. Currently attending Arizona State University, Sam plans to spread her love of hip hop, jazz, and technique to all dancers.
Haley Bjork began her training at American Elite All Star Training center. She has over eight years of tumbling, dance, and cheer experience. While competing in high school, Haley received top awards and was nominated MVP twice. She works with all age groups and all levels of tumbling. Her goal is to help athletes grow their skills and accomplish anything they put their minds to. Haley is currently a student working on a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education, which helps her to connect with her students on a deeper level. Haley is excited to be a part of this new studio and cannot wait to see the amazing talent of the dancers.
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Jenni Hall began dancing at the age of 3 at Annette and Company school of dance in Farmington Hills, MI. Jenni has extensive training in jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, modern, and lyrical. Her dancing has taken her across the country from New York to LA, where she has studied under Nichelle Bane, Joshua Bergasse, Doug Caldwell, AC Ciulla, Dante, Havic, Joe Lanteri, Mia Michaels, Rhapsody, Wade Robson, Susie Taylor, and Jayson Wright. Jenni received top awards at prestigious conventions and competitions across the country including LA Dance Magic, West Coast Dance Explosion, Tremaine, New York City Dance Alliance, and Dupree. Jenni began teaching and choreographing at the young age of 15. Many of her pieces have taken overall prizes and best in show at renowned competitions across the US. Some of her industrial work includes the Detroit Pistons Pre-Game Show, Phoenix Suns Pre-Game Show, Puma Sportswear, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Pediatric AIDS, and Juvenile Diabetes. In 2007 Jenni decided to make the move cross country to Scottsdale AZ, where she began teaching at Conservatory of Dance. In 2009 Jenni was promoted to Company Director and ran the competition program for 4 years. Under her direction at Conservatory of Dance her students won mulitple scholarships, high awards, and had tremendous growth in their dancing. Jenni Is excited to see her dream become a reality with Dancers Domain, and looks forward to sharing her love of the art.
Sasha began her training at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet under Marcia Dale-Weary. She also trained with The Kirov Academy, The Harid Conservatory, The Art of Classical Ballet with Magaly Suarez, and attended the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Graduate Program. In 2003, Sasha received the bronze medal at the USA National Youth Ballet Competition and was a finalist at Youth America Grand Prix in 2003 and 2004. Sasha has been dancing with Ballet Arizona since 2007.
Jessica began dancing at the age of 9 in her home state of New Jersey and continued her training at Royal Danceworks after moving to Arizona. Jessica competed for 10 years, winning numerous awards and scholarships from many conventions including LA Dance Magic, JUMP and Co Dance. Over the years, she has worked with well-known choreographers like Brian Friedman, Mia Michaels & Jason Parsons. At the age of 11, she was chosen to perform in Orlando with Paula Abdul. As a freshman at Mountain Ridge High School, Jessica was voted “Best Dancer” by her peers and was named captain of the dance team her sophomore year. Jessica was also named Performer of the Year Runner-Up her senior year at Royal Danceworks. She has been recognized for her creative choreography at numerous competitions over the course of her teaching career. Before coming to Dancers Domain, Jessica spent two years as the Assistant Company Director at Conservatory of Dance. Jessica enjoys teaching jazz, contemporary & hip-hop, and hopes to spread her love for dance with the students at Dancers Domain.
Laura Duchnowski is an International World Champion Aerialist and former elite gymnast trained by Olympic Gold medalist Olga Korbut turned professional Pole Vaulter trained under Olympic Gold medalist Nick Hysong. She began her career as a dancer at the age of 6 in Scottsdale, Az. Her recent accomplishments in the air include performances in Montreal, New York, The Hard Rock in Las Vegas, Reno and a title in China. She is an ACE certified personal trainer with a love for teaching and sharing all she has learned.
Jazz, Technique & Musical Theater
Ty Wesley Brown was a late bloomer coming into the dance scene but has been a success since he started training. Ty's professional career include dancer/entertainer AZ Grand Resort, dancer for Talia Favias "The difference between sinking and drowning", and was a dancer on the Disney Cruise Line The Disney Wonder. Ty continues to train both as a dancer and instructor. Ty is very excited to be part of the Dancers Domain Staff this year, and giving the knowledge to his students that has been passed down to him.
Ballet & Jazz
Samantha Kelly started training at a very young age at Scottsdale School of the Ballet. Her extensive training and hard work as a dancer has really helped Samantha grow as a teacher. For the past two years Samantha has worked at various studios in the Valley, with the highest regards for her students growth. Samantha is looking forward to impacting the students of Dancers Domain.
Ballet & Technique
David has performed as a member of Convergence Ballet Company in both its 2010 and 2011 summer seasons. He has also worked as a guest artist with Ballet Etudes, Dance Theater West, Marlow Ballet Theater, Master Ballet Academy, and Scottsdale School of Ballet. David attended the 2007 Milwaukee Ballet Summer Intensive on full tuition and room/board scholarship and was offered a position in
Milwaukee Ballet II.
David is a movement specialist/educator residing and working in the North Phoenix/Scottsdale area. His clients range from post-op rehabilitation to performance related training for pre-professional and professional dancers, and athletes ranging from children to professional level. He has worked with people as young as 3 and as advanced as 96. David trains everyone he works with from a neurobiomechanical model of education looking at not only biomechanics, but our neurobiology and motor control. He holds certifications/licenses in NeuroKinetic Therapy (Level 1), Z-Health (R and I Phases), Restorative Exercise Specialist,
GYROTONIC® (Level 1, Jumping/Stretching Board, Applications for Dancers, Applications for Golf, Applications for the Shoulder Girdle), Pilates, and TRX Suspension Training.
Keegan has been a part of Dancers Domains competitive company since the beginning, and it has been amazing seeing the growth from student to teacher. Keegan is young, lively and eager with new material for his classes for the upcoming season. Keegan is excited to work with old and new students who are ready to learn.