Alexandria Corderowas born and raised in Colonia New Jersey where she started dancing at 3 years old. She immediately fell in love and devoted her life to her craft. Signed to her fist modeling and acting agent at 9 years old she started her career as an entertainer in New York City. Alexandria became an award winning actress and model, while competing in top competitions. While training in dance professionally in New York city, Alex continued to compete with her studio for 12 years where she took home 1st place awards and eventually contributed to her studio as a teacher/choreographer. At 16 Alexandria decided to take her craft to the next level and begin her career as a professional dancer. That summer she signed with one of the top agencies on the west coast, Go 2 Talent Agency. Since then Alexandria is still signed and booked her first jobs with their assistance. Now three years in Los Angeles, Alexandria has been booked as a model, she’s featured in Music Videos for upcoming artists, and performed Live in Los Angeles for top choreographers. Alexandria had the opportunity to model and act in infomercials that aired nationwide. Most recently she’s become the face of, “Veggie Grill,” a L.A based vegan food chain franchise, as she represents their summer campaign. This year, Alexandria was accepted into Dana Foglias Mentorship Training program where she’ll train with one of Beyonce’s creative directors/ choreographers. She also had the opportunity to work with Galen Hooks, who’s toured with Usher, Michael Jackson, Rihanna, and so many more A-list artists. This summer she completed a job with Ashley Briton, an America’s Got Talent young artist, and will be featured in her Music video releasing this summer. Alexandria just got done working Demi Lovatos release party for her newest singles, and looks forward to working, and dancing with more artists to come. After teaching across the country, Alexandria puts her whole heart and soul in to everything she does, and can’t wait to see what else this industry has in store for her.
Gina Daughertyis a dancer and choreographer currently located in New York City. Originally from Minnesota, she grew up dancing at Northern Force Dance Company under the direction of Kara Bode and Joe Meyer. She has studied at many prestigious schools including The University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA), Peridance Capezio Center (New York, NY), and most recently the Professional Semester at Broadway Dance Center (New York, NY). She also has attended the Joffrey Ballet School Jazz & Contemporary LA Summer Intensive on a full tuition scholarship. Gina has been able to perform works by Michael Mindlin, Ephrat Asherie, Candace Brown, Sabrina Phillip, Cheryl Copeland, Cassie Nordgren, Mandy Moore, Diego Funes, Vivake Khamsingsavath and more.
Alli Gallant began Irish Step dancing at the age of four years old. She continued training in Irish dance throughout her childhood while adding other genres to her repertoire, including jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, contemporary, and musical theater. She trained with the Duffin-Murphy School of Irish Dance and North Shore Dance Academy in Massachusetts, where she competed on a regional and national level and has also taught various styles of dance. In addition, Alli has been teaching at American Dance Training Camp in Vermont for the past five summers. While attending Stony Brook University in Long Island, Alli was Captain of her hip hop team Deja Vu Dance. Alli is currently studying at Broadway Dance Center where she is a part of their prestigious Professional Semester Program.
Dawn Kranz has her Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Montclair State University where she has set multiple pieces of Modern Choreography. She has studied under numerous Dance Masters with various professional Modern and Ballet Companies. She has been teaching for more than 20 years and has won uncountable accolades for choreography for her unique style of Modern dance as well as her Classical Ballet pieces. She also has experience in Judging for dance competitions. Her passion for dance is seen through the success of her many students to go on to professional dance careers. Her most recent success is her partnership/Artist Director of New Jersey Dance Academy.
Gina Accordinois a dancer and performer currently located in New York City. She originally grew up dancing in Ohio at Studio L Dance Centre under the direction of Linda Bellan and Tracie Lenox, but has since gone on to study at several prestigious schools such as Peridance Capezio Center (New York, NY), DePaul University (Chicago, IL), and most recently the Professional Semester at Broadway Dance Center (New York, NY). She has also attended numerous tap festivals and conventions on scholarship including SLIDE with Mike Minery, The DC Tap Fest, and the Rockette Summer Intensive, and was recently an intern for D.C. Tap Fest. Gina has been able to perform works by Mishay Petronelli , Lacey Schwimmer, Lizz Picini, April Cook, Cooper Flanagan, and Aaron Tolson, and is currently working alongside Mark Albrecht as his dance captain for a new piece that he is setting as well as being apart of the pre-production of Ayodele Casel's new show "Really Rosie" that she is choreographing for City Center.
This is a two week dance intensive featuring our talented teacher choreographers as well as Alexandria Cordero joining us from LA, Enrico Rodriguez straight from Broadway & Alicia Mezepa off the stage of Lip Sync Battle!
This is for high level Dancers ages 8-18
The dancers will be split 12&under and 13&up receiving 2 hours with each instructor daily!
This intensive is available for $250 for the full two weeks.
Limited Spots are available
Alicia Marie Mazepastarted dancing at the age of 5. Her training includes many years of ballet (RAD), jazz, lyrical, tap and acro at Dance World Academy in New Jersey. After high school, she led the Towson University Dance Team to their first National Title while also winning the national title as a soloist. Her professional career started soon thereafter, as a NBA All-star dancer, where she met choreographer Rhapsody James. She soon became a member of Rhapsody’s company at Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan. She later auditioned and became a Knicks City dancer then their choreographer. She has also choreographed for The Knicks City Kids, The Nets Kids and the Sixers Dancers. She has danced with artists such as Jay-Z, Beyonce, Pink, and Justin Timberlake to name a few. Her performance experience includes The VMAs, The Victoria Fashion Secret Show, SNL, Thirty Rock, The Tonight Show, Good Morning America, Capezio 125th Anniversary with Illuminate and she is currently in her 4th season of the hit show Lip Sync Battle on SpikeTV. She has also been in several movies including Trainwreck, Friends with Benefits, Across the Universe, Old Dogs and Popstar. Alicia has also danced and choreographed many industrials for companies such as Panasonic, Cannon, Reebok, and Target which have taken her to across the globe to such places as Japan, Dubai, Turkey, Germany, Prague and many more. Alicia continues as a veteran in all aspects of the industry - dancing, choreographing and teaching. With hard work and natural born talent, she has been lucky enough to turn her passion into a successful career.
Making his Broadway debut at age 15 in BiG-- the Musical, Enrico has since then starred in the Broadway and national touring companies of Here Lies Love, Rent (Angel), Mamma Mia (pepper), The Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, Miss Saigon, Fame, Footloose (Ren), West Side Story, Bye Bye birdie starring Rue McClanahan, and Crazy for You choreographed by Susan Stroman. Enrico served as assistant choreographer and dancer in an episode of CBS' The Good Wife. He also back up sang and danced for Bruno Mars at NFL Super Bowl XLVIII. His national commercials include Starburst, UPS, Subway, Mountain Dew, TD bank, to name a few. As an educator Enrico teaches Jazz, jazz funk, Lyrical, contemporary, and musical theater at several studios and universities across the country and recently in Tokyo, Japan under the company "Broadway in Japan". This fall he will be joining the teaching staff of InStudio Dance alongside Marguerite Derricks and several So You Think You Can Dance alum, and at Broadway Dance Center.
Eriel Santagadostarted dancing at the age of 2 and was a competitive dancer throughout her life. Her repertoire includes acro, ballet, lyrical, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop and tap. Her favorite style of dance is contemporary. She has won regional titles at many competitions such as American Dance Awards, Star Systems, On Stage, NYCDA, etc. She has won two national titles at American Dance Awards. She is currently a junior at Rutgers University and she competes on the Division 1 Gymnastics team. She also won highest scoring performance with her solo at the Hype National Dance Competition in 2015. She has been an active participant at many conventions such as The Pulse, NYCDA, Jump, and Nuvo. She choreographs and performs along side her sister, Charly, in dance festivals and she is minoring in dance at Mason Gross School of the Arts. In the future, she plans on dancing professionally in New York City, where she hopes to eventually start her own dance company with her best friend and sister.