Aug 16-Sept 8th, 2019
The Intensive is mandatory for all 2019/2020. Masterclasses will be open to the public.
Check out the great line up we have coming…
Aug 16-19th-Bruce is one of the most sought after choreographers and master teachers in the United States. He has a well rounded background in Jazz, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Contemporary and Lyrical. His creative choreography has been described as inspiring, powerful, focused, and innovative. Bruce’s work spans the spectrum ranging from off Broadway, music videos, television, commercials, choreographic showcases, and NFL halftime shows. He’s known for his vision, drive, outgoing personality, and above all his “motivation” to be the best that he can be, and to others. He currently has won Best jazz choreographer 4 years in a row from the IDA (2015-2018)
Bruce’s award winning choreography can be seen on Dance studios, Professional companies nationwide, Las Vegas, Cedar Fair parks, Disney World, National NBA, WNBA, and NFL teams across the United States, and Canada.
All of these successes have provided Bruce with a broad breath of knowledge for dance and choreography with being a successful business owner for 13 years to his own award winning dance company Motivation Dance. The noted experiences allow him to draw upon and share phenomenal, visionary, and motivating teaching style for Master classes throughout the United States and across the Globe.
Aug 20th-Hannah Fowler
Jacy is originally from northern California, where she trained in all styles of dance. After moving to Los Angeles and signing with MSA talent Agency, she danced in the MTV Video Music Awards, in the movie “Easy A,” and in Monday night football commercials. She signed under R&B singer Ciara’s label and had the opportunity to choreograph for the singer’s Universal Dance and talent agency auditions.
Barney spent three seasons cheering for the Los Angeles Clippers, where she was selected to represent the NBA and perform in Taiwan, Beijing and Urumqi. She danced for the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue, the first and only co-ed Hip Hop team in the NFL. She was chosen to represent the United States in Barcelona, winning world titles as a member of the American Dance Company. Barney was crowned national “Miss Dance USA,” and won a collegiate dance title with Orange Coast College. She most recently was the director of the Power Dancers Coach at UT Dallas.
In addition to being a national adjudicator, she teaches and choreographs for competitive studios across the country, and her students have won numerous top/overall and national titles. She is excited to be back at TMD and share her passion for dance while motivating students to be their best.
Aug 22-24th-Erica currently resides in Orange County,California where she teaches and choreographs for Just Plain Dancin & Co. and is also finishing her Bachelors degree in Psychology at Cal State Univeristy Northridge. She has traveled the nation choreographing and teaching master classes for numerous studios and judging for Hall of Fame Dance Challenge. Her choreography has won variousawards including “Best Choreography” and First Overall. Erica has been a member of two professional companies,Points of View with Terry Schulke and Marinspired with Marinda Davis and danced in the Ace Awards with Points of View dance company. Before becoming a master teacher and choreographer, Erica traveled to Australia twice to represent the United States and compete in Dancer of the Worlds where she was named National Champion. Erica continues to train in Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet and Hip Hip to provide the best training for her students and hopes to inspire and share her love for dance for many years to come!
Danielle has been dancing and performing since the age of three in the Bay Area of California where she was strongly trained in tap, musical theatre, jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, modern, and ballroom. During Danielle’s 14 years as a competitive dancer she has been crowned Miss Teen Legacy, Miss Spotlight Dance, the Senior Hall of Fame Inductee of 2010, and has been awarded numerous 1st overall solo achievements, specialty awards, scholarships to train in New York and Los Angeles, and was scouted her senior year by DDO, a Los Angeles Talent Agency. After graduating high school she was a featured contemporary dancer on Season 8 of FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance”, became a Pulse Protégé, Danced in multiple Music Videos in LA and toured in Hawaii with artist Aquile from NBC’s “the Voice” Team Xtina. Danielle moved from California to Texas to further her career and found a lot of joy working with the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders on CMT’s “Making the Team” for 6 years. The Dallas Cowboys Organization brought even more opportunity to Danielle as she was able to perform in multiple NFL Halftime Shows with artists such as Selena Gomez, Meghan Trainor and Thomas Rhett. Danielle over the years came to realize that she was ready for the world to see her talent and she developed a new found passion for creating and choreographing unique styles of movement which lead her to become a USASF certified Dance Coach from 2013-2019 where she holds 2 World Champion Titles and 2 Summit Champion Titles as a Hip Hop Coach and Choreographer. Danielle now continues to perform, choreograph, and teach sharing her knowledge and experience with students and audiences all over the United States in hopes to inspire all of her students and athletes to understand and love dance just as her teachers and mentors have done for her.
Kim has a BFA in Modern Dance & Choreographic Design from the Conservatory at the University of Missouri – Kansas City
and is represented by Bloc Agency in LA.gained. Kim gained notoriety as a competitive dancer where she won 10 national and international titles and was a top 30 finalist in Season 5 of FOX TV’s “So You Think You Can Dance”. Kim was awarded a number of scholarships to various conventions, master classes and dance programs and had the opportunity to assist choreographers such as Brian Friedman, Lane Napper and Mikeal Knight, as well as convention faculty. A “triple threat”, Kim is regularly seen in regional theatrical performances. Most recently, she received standing ovations for her portrayal of Cassie in ‘A Chorus Line’. Other career credits include Netflix’s ‘Glow’, Café Bustelo, Lifetime, Showtime, Facebook and Verizon Wireless.
In 2012, she was a summer intern at Broadway Dance Center in New York City and was the featured dancer in several numbers as well as being the first participant ever to have two works selected for their Showcase. Kim was presented the Choreography Award by the BDC faculty. She has received many regional and national awards for her choreography including 5 Industry Dance Award nominations, 3 of which have been National finalists. Besides being a highly successful competition choreographer,
her works have been seen in theatrical and concert productions, film, dance companies, teams and musical groups.
Kenzie has trained as a hip hop dancer in the Pacific Northwest for the past eight years. Her recent dance experience includes being a back up dancer for recording artist “Lovey James” at multiple performances including “The Fanatics Tour”. Kenzie has also been apart of a hip hop dance crew called, “NW Reign” and has done many performances with them including “World Of Dance” the competition. Kenzie’s recent teaching experience has included choreographing and directing a professional dance video for “The Bossy Babes” and has very recently set choreography at “Beaverton Dance Center” and has won multiple choreography awards. Kenzie has both been a training dancer and a choreographer and her goal is to spread her knowledge, and keep the hip hop culture growing.
Karlie has grown up in the studio and on stage starting when she was a toddler. She has trained in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical and Hip Hop at various California and Oregon studios including The Edge Performing Arts Center and Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles. Her early professional experience varied from “America’s Most Talented Kids”, spokes model for “Hawaiian Tropic Kids”, performer for “Radio Disney” in Portland Oregon, to being a “Broadway Babe” catalog model. Karlie has also danced for artist “Rachele Royal” on the Mountain Dew Tour. She is currently an assistant and travels around the country for the 541 Dance Experience/The Vibe City Tour with choreographers: Marty Kudelka, David Moore, Tony Bellissimo, Ivan Koumaev, and Bryan Tanaka. Karlie was also featured on season 14 of “So You Think You Can Dance” . Her recent teaching experience has included advanced level tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary and hip-hop. She recently has traveled to Texas, California, and Bend, Oregon to share her choreography and has been honored to win multiple choreography awards all over the world. Karlie has experience being both a choreographer as well as a training student and hopes to bring her passion and insight to dancers everywhere.