The Groove Experience Dance Convention 2023 at the Chula Vista Resort!

Learn more about the first of its kind Groove Experience Dance Convention and specific details about the Chula Vista Resort below!

We are teaming up with the top dance professionals, business owners, and industry experts to bring the dance community together to bond, relax, party and DANCE!

The Groove Experience Dance Convention is for All Star and Studio Dancers, Coaches, and families! Attendance options are limitless – come as an individual with your family or with your team – we have special pricing to fit everyone’s needs!


About This Location

  • Join us at Chula Vista in Wisconsin Dells, the most complete family resort in the Dells!
  • Chula Vista Resort is only minutes away from all the exciting attractions that have made the Dells area famous.
  • Indoor & outdoor waterparks, roller coasters, boat rides, a ski show plus shopping and a multitude of dining choices await your next visit or vacation.
  • All you want and need within steps of your hotel door!
  • Chula Vista Resort is a a year-round destination with over 200,000 square feet of waterparks, a world-class spa, one of America’s top 10 chophouses, an 18-hole golf course, and more!

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Master Class Choreographers

Amanda Kerby

Amanda Kerby

Amanda has won numerous titles including representing the United States in Australia winning the international title of ‘Dancer of The World’ in 2006. She was featured on “So You Think You Can Dance,” toured the world dancing on a cruise ship, and performed with contemporary ballet company “Atlantis Dance Theatre”. Amanda was also a member of the UDA Collegiate National Champion Dance Team while getting her BA at Long Beach State University. She is Pilates Certified (BASI), and just recently received her PBT Certification. She danced two seasons in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers and then continued to represent the NFL as an All-Star Cheerleader as an ambassador at the International Games in London. She currently teaches conventions and master classes throughout the nation with “KAR,” Kids Artistic Revue and is a nationally recognized choreographer. She has choreographed opening numbers, college concert pieces, and trained YAGP grand prix finalists. She currently judges and teaches internationally in countries such as Mexico, Japan, UK, Canada and Australia. Amanda currently is dancing professionally in Las Vegas, NV, performing in the hit show “MJ Live” at the Tropicana!

Andrew Elam

Andrew Elam

UNLV Hip Hop Choreographer for UDA 2023 National Champions. Hailing from Los Angeles, California, Andrew Elam is one of the Head Choreographers for Studios and Schools around the country for the well known Creative Agency, The Lab. Andrew has choreographed for Kpop sensations, BTS, musical artist Andrekza, Mary Poppins Returns Promos for Disney, for the ball drop at Times Square on New Years Eve, for The Lab's Pre Show performance on the JLo ``It's My Party`` World Tour, to name a few. He spent 4 years as the Assistant Head Coach for the Nationally Acclaimed West Covina High School Hip Hop Program, amassing nearly 23 million views in The Lab's 5 years running the program. He has choreographed for some of the top ranking studios and schools including UNLV, Francis Howell, & Expressenz Dance Center. Andrew has a real talent for delivering incredible stage choreography and a true love for helping students reach their goals in competitive dance.

Quinton Peron

Quinton Peron

Quinton was proud to have made history upon his acceptance to the LA Rams Cheerleaders for the 2018-19 season, as one of the first male dancers to ever dance for a Professional Dance Team, as well as in The Super Bowl! Quinton is was also a Captain for the 2021-2022 season! Quinton has choreographed for various NBA and NFL dance teams , all star teams and dance studios all across the world. He has also been featured in the 2020 Nike BETRUE campaign. Some of his performance and choreography credits include Mariah Carey, Coach , Megan the Stallion, Capital One, Ru Paul, Wonderboom, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Universal Studios Japan, Carrie Underwood, T-Pain, Pepsi, To Tell The Truth, Swae Lee, French Montana, Jay Rock, Fresh and Easy, Good Morning America and ESPN. He has received numerous Choreographic, Artistic, and 'Overall High Score' Awards at both the Regional and National level. Quinton was also a contestant on the hit show, The Amazing Race Season 34.

Quinton is an inspiring, motivational speaker, having spoken at both The Rose Bowl’s annual youth conference, #ThisGen and the Human Rights Campaign’s annual youth conference, Time To Thrive. Quinton considers himself a student for life and looks forward to continuing the career he's found his passion in, not only as a Performer and Choreographer, but as a versatile artist and visionary!

John Peters

John Peters

Recognized as one of the Nation’s most innovative and award winning choreographers. Recent choreography projects include live performances with Warren G., Montell Jordan, French Montana, Bebe Rexha, James Corden, Craig David, Tone Loc, and Snoop Dogg. In 2019 he choreographed the NBC Sunday Night Football opener with Carrie Underwood. John is the choreographer for the World Champion Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders. Other pro sports clients include the Denver Broncos, Indianapolis Colts, San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Chargers, Boston Celtics, and the L.A. Laker Girls. Worldwide televised features include the 2017 Hong Kong Chinese New Year parade, NFL America Bowls in London, Tokyo, Barcelona, Pro Bowl Hawaii, Super Bowl XIX, LIII, and LVI. He has choreographed countless winning routines for College, High School, Studio, and All Star cheerleading and dance champions. John is a former United Spirit Association Spirit and Dance staff member, Program Director, and Creative Director.

Tentative Convention Schedule

Take a look at our tentative convention schedule here.

Classes and Workshops

The Groove Experience Dance Convention will include classes/workshops listed below and much more! Class descriptions coming soon.

Technique & Skills Training
Master Classes – Multiple Styles including: Lyrical/Contemporary, Hip Hop, Pom & Jazz
Mental Performance Training
Yoga & Proper Stretching Cool Down
Varsity All Star Dance Scoring
Talk to Dance Worlds Judges
Studio/Gym Owner Round Tables
College & Dance Industry Audition Workshops

Master Instructors & Speakers

Learn from the best in the industry! Check out the tentative list of instructors and speakers unique to our conference.

Quinton Peron
Andrew Elam
Amanda Kerby
John Peters
Hayley Reyes
Carly Byman
More Coming soon! 

Registration & Pricing Information

Registration is open now!

How does pricing work? Price is per person based on the total number of people in the room regardless of if they are a Participant/Advisor (owner, coach, or dancer) or Parent/Chaperone. For example, three participants and one parent would be the 4 per room rate per person. The participants would each pay the participant rate and the spectator would pay the spectator price. All prices listed below are per person.


Participant/Advisor Parent/Chaperone


The Cost of your trip includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
  • Master Classes with top dance professionals.
  • Full access to Resort and Waterpark access.
  • All Meals during the Convention are included.
    • Thursday: Dinner is included.
    • Friday: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is included.
    • Saturday: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is included.
    • Sunday: Breakfast is included.
  • The Parent/Chaperone price includes everything except instruction (meals are included).

Exclusive Coaches Registration Credit:
For every 16 dancers registered, your program will receive a $500 account credit towards a coach’s registration fees!

Resort Information

Wisconsin Dells Waterpark & Resort

Join us at Chula Vista in Wisconsin Dells, the most complete family resort in the Dells! The best of both worlds is located here; waterparks for their wild side and relaxing river views for your mild side. And of course, all within steps of your hotel door. With over 200,000 square feet of waterparks, a world-class spa, one of America’s top 10 chophouses, an 18-hole golf course, impressive meeting facilities and more, we offer a year-round destination at Chula Vista Resort.

Resort Address
1000 Chula Vista Parkway
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Experience Wisconsin Dells

Experience Wisconsin Dells
Wisconsin Dells isn’t just a place to see, it’s a place to do. Explore the winter wonderland, splash around a waterpark, race down a ski hill or enjoy a wine tasting. The options are endless! Here are some helpful links to help you plan your trip to the Dells: