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Sarah Schneeweis is the current co-director for the Sacramento Kings 916 Crew and has choreographed for the organization for the last 15 years. She is the owner of HYPE Dance Studio in California, and creative director of award-winning Fusion Dance Company for the last 15 years as well. She choreographs for many professional dance teams, college and high school dance teams, dance studios, recording artists, industrials and stage productions. Sarah is a former dancer and choreographer for the NBA Golden State Warriors Dance Team. She is a former UDA Head Instructor, as well as a current choreographer and master teacher for UDA. She is a veteran judge for USASF Dance Worlds, NDTC, and UDA College Dance Nationals. Sarah’s vision and specialty in dance production choreography have been awarded and recognized throughout her career. HYPE Dance Studio has been a successful business in California since 2003 and acclaimed as one of the top 50 Studios in the United States by Dance Spirit Magazine. Her choreography credits include; Stage Production “Believe”, NBA Sacramento KINGS Dancers, Nationally ranked dance routines for various college and high school dance teams across the country, including Fusion Dance Company’s Nationals titles, Arizona State University Hip Hop, Southeastern Louisiana State University Hip Hop, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Marana High School Hip Hop, Butte College, Chico All-Stars, Chico Valley Scorchers Jr. Pee-Wee’s, Carlsbad High School, Chaparral High School, and Greeley West High School. NBA Golden State Warriors Dancers, UDA’s High School and College Choreographer, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Hollywood Christmas Parade and UDA’s Paris & London New Year’s Day Annual Parades. Her professional credits include; CEO and Founder of Believe Productions in CA, 2013-current. Production Company for dance and music showcases. Owner of HYPE Dance Studio in CA, 2003-current. Resident choreographer and creative director. Veteran judge for NBA Sacramento KINGS Dancers annual dance audition. Judge for Dance Worlds, Hip Hop Panel, 2015 to present. Judge for ICU, International Cheer Union World Cheerleading Championships, various years. Judge for UDA College Dance Team Nationals and the National Dance Team Championship. Featured speaker on Danceprenuer Podcast. Universal Dance Association: Head Instructor, Lead Choreographer, Territory Manager, Core Staff
Trainer, etc. 1995-current. “Shaqtacular!” (annual celebrity charity event hosted by Shaquille O’Neal) danced in opening/closing performances, nationally televised for FOX Television, 1999-2002. NBA Golden State Warriors: dancer 1996/1997 season.
Dani Eustice is the former National Curriculum Director for UDA and Former Director of Team USA Dance. Dani spent 2 years as the Head Coach and choreographer for the Hawaii Pacific University Dance Team, leading the team to two national titles at NDA. As a former member and captain of the Hawaii Pacific University Dance Team she also earned an NDA national title in 2004. While dancing at Orange Coast College she was a two-time national champion and captain of the dance team in Costa Mesa, California. After High School, Dani began working for UDA and was a 13 year Head Instructor for UDA summer camps. She is also a UDA Choreographer and adjudicator for the National Dance Team Championships in Orlando, FL. She has danced for R&B artist Usher and in the major motion picture The Hot Chick. She is a Graduate of Hawaii Pacific University with a BA in Advertising. Dani has choreographed for the Minnesota Timberwolves Dance Team and for the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade as well as numerous nationally-ranked high school and college dance teams, including UNLV (NV), University of MN (MN), ASU (AZ), University of AZ (AZ) University of St Thomas (MN), St Cloud State University (MN), NDSU (ND), Carlsbad High School (CA), St. Johns University (NY), George Washington University (DC), Highlands Ranch High School (CO), Cherry Creek HS (CO), Bismark HS (ND), Academy of the Holy Angels (NJ), Ronald Reagan HS (TX), Oviedo HS (FL) and St. Andrews Priory (HI).
George Jones Jr.
George Jones Jr, Celebrity Choreographer/Instructor/Dancer, has worked with some of the biggest Icons of this generation. The artist that thrusted his career in to overdrive was Britney Spears, but since then he has worked with JLO, Nicki Minaj, and Usher just to name a few. He received his Bachelors of Art from Marymount Manhattan College. Marymount is where George received his training in the techniques of Ballet, Modern, Jazz and Choreography. After graduating and having such a desire and passion to perform he switched gears and decided to focus all of his energy on training in Street styles with Rhapsody the Company. After finding great success in New York City he relocated to Los Angeles where his career hit new heights. He has had the honor of touring the world multiple times, appearing on various TV and Award Shows ( Ellen, SYTYCD, Dancing with the Stars, American Music Award, MTV Video Music Awards), and dancing in several movies (Jack and Jill, Footloose). George is a faculty Commercial hip-hop instructor at Movement Life Style, Broadway Dance Center, Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, as well as at Millennium Dance Complex. He has taught in over 20 different countries and continues to travel, teach and inspire gifted artist all across the world. Commercially, he is represented by MSA Agency and his work has been featured with brands such as Adidas, Vitamin Water, Cathay Pacific Airline. As well as music videos and movies such as “Pound the Alarm” – Nicki Minaj, “Bills” -Lunch Money Lewis, and “the Best Man Holiday”. He has also contributed choreography in several world tours: “Circus Starring Britney Spears”- Britney Spears, “Pink Friday & Pink Friday Reloaded “- Nicky Minaj , “Dance Again World Tour”- JLo. George is also a current adjudicator for UDA at the National Dance Team Championships and College Dance Team Championships.
Jenny Durbin Smith
Jenny Durbin Smith is one of Dallas’s most sought after award-winning choreographers. Her resume reads like a “who’s who” list in the dance industry! She trained in jazz and hip-hop during her college years at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill while obtaining a double degree in journalism and communication studies. During her time at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill she was a member of the national award-winning cheer and dance teams. Jenny has been a member of the NBA Dallas Mavericks Dancers where she served as captain in her second year. She has also been a principle dancer and actor for many national industrials, commercials and films. Jenny’s dynamic choreography has been featured on many national television commercials, industrials, films, reality television shows, and international stages including Hasbro, Mary Kay, ‘America’s Got Talent,’ MTV’s ‘TRL,’ and Monday Night Football. In addition to being the proud director of the NFL’s first and only co-ed hip hop crew, the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue, she is a choreographer for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, a master instructor for Professional NFL and NBA Cheerleading & Dance Conventions including All Pro and Choreography Pros, a contributing choreographer for the NFL’s Pro Bowl, and travels the country choreographing for numerous high school, collegiate and professional dance teams and dance studios. Jenny was recently featured in Dance Track Magazine, Dance Team Magazine and Inside Dance!
Tara Cluck is a Colorado native who owns and artistically directs Tara Cluck Dance Center in her hometown of Lafayette. Tara is a staple in the Colorado dance community, training dancers to succeed in studio, dance team, and recreational environments alike. She works closely with the University of Colorado Dance Team and many Colorado High School Teams, and has set choreography in the NBA. She has traveled internationally as a dance educator, teacher and judges trainer, working with dancers in Russia, Ecuador, Scotland, Mexico and Norway. She is also part of a team creating international training videos for coaches and judges. Her judging experience consists of multiple regional and national dance and dance team competitions, International Cheer Union, National Dance Team Championships, ONP Nationals in Mexico City, and most recently The Miss Colorado Pageant, and The Dance Worlds. Outside of competition, Tara works as lead choreographer for Narrative Creative and The Imprint Group, creating original work for clients such as Hormel Foods, Carpet One, National Jewish Hospital and ReMax. These works have been performed in venues such as the MGM Grand in Vegas, Punta Mita Mexico, The Virgin Islands, Washington DC, Dallas and Denver, winning Best Entertainment at The Special Event two years running. Her most recent accomplishment was choreographing a full length holiday show, Home for the Holidays at the Lone Tree Arts Center in 2017 and 2018.
Kaitlyn Conley began dancing at age 2 and has extensively trained in jazz, ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, tap and ballroom, under many teachers including Natasha Louis and Slawomir Wozniak from Master Ballet Academy in Phoenix, Arizona. Kaitlyn earned the title of JUMP’S “Senior National Female VIP Winner” at age 16, and began touring with JUMP all over the United States assisting the top choreographers in the industry. While earning her degree in Business Law at Arizona State University, Kaitlyn enjoyed dancing for the school’s nationally ranked, two-time ICU World Jazz Champion dance team, performing for numerous events including the XLXI Super Bowl pre-game and half-time show. As the team’s choreography captain, Kaitlyn choreographed for college football and basketball halftime performances and ASU’s jazz routines for UDA College Dance Team Nationals and ICU Worlds Competitions, continuing after graduation as competition coach and choreographer for ASU’s dance team. Kaitlyn travels throughout the United States, Canada and Costa Rica teaching master classes, judging and setting award-winning choreography for various dance competitions/conventions, competition dance studios, high school and University dance teams. Kaitlyn now choreographs for professional NBA dance teams and is the new coach of the NBA Phoenix Suns Dancers.
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