Summer Workshops

Austin Selden


Austin has been: dancing professionally since 2010, a certified mat Pilates instructor (from the Kane School) since 2015, and a licensed massage therapist since 2019. Read more…

Audrey Madison

Modern Jazz

Audrey Hubbard Madison has been a teacher, dancer, and choreographer since she was a teenager, working in various dance forums, including dance classes, musicals, films, concerts and recitals around the tri- state area. She was an original member of the Charles Moore Dance Theater and has toured the Caribbean as well as the United States. Read more…

Alicia Hutchinson

Hip Hop

Alicia Hutch (@DancingHaze) is an NYC-based dancer, choreographer, and fitness instructor. She began performing at the age of 5, trained in various dance styles, including: Contemporary, Jazz, Heels, Hip hop, Ballet, Tap, Dancehall, and African. Today, Alicia uses her love of dance & movement to help inspire confidence and positivity in others. Read more…

Deborah Lohse

Adult Ballet

Deborah Lohse is a comedian, dancer and choreographer. Her work has been presented at DANCE NOW Joe’s Pub, American Dance Festival, Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival and United Solo Theater Festival. She currently performs with Ballez, The Bang Group and the dance comedy crew LMnO3 and as her indefatigable cabaret persona TruDee. Read more…

Arts Educator Training

Jeso O’Neill

Jeso O’Neill

Jeso O’Neill is the Chief Marketing Officer of Vanderbilt Financial Group, an investment firm disrupting traditional finance by focusing on socially and environmentally responsible, ethical, and impactful investments. She leads the strategy and execution of all marketing and communications initiatives, working closely with the executive team to bring vision to reality. Read more…

Nicole Touzien

Nicole Touzien

Nicole Touzien is a lifelong arts advocate. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance from Texas Woman’s University in 2009, and has served the dance community in a variety of roles, including Dance Faculty (Arizona, NYC), Guest Artist (United States, Mexico, Canada, Ireland, South Korea), and a variety of administration positions for renowned NYC nonprofits. Read more…

Dancewave Dives In

Annalee Traylor

Ballet ○ Modern ○ Pointe

Annalee Traylor is a NYC based creator/choreographer and teaching artist.  She is a high school graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts and received her BFA from Point Park University. In 2009, she became a founding member of the August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble (top 25 to watch in Dance Magazine in 2012) where she established her professional roots. Touring nationally and abroad, Read more…