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Sunday, July 14
 

7:00pm CDT

CNADM Membership & Certification Exams
Sunday July 14, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Hunt

8:00pm CDT

Early Registration
Sunday July 14, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer
 
Monday, July 15
 

7:30am CDT

Registration Desk & Exhibits Open
Monday July 15, 2019 7:30am - 5:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:00am CDT

Grab & Gab - Continental Breakfast & Coffee Provided
Continental Breakfast & Coffee Provided

Monday July 15, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am CDT
Grand Ballroom

8:30am CDT

8:30am CDT

Welcome/ORIENTATION
Monday July 15, 2019 8:30am - 9:00am CDT
OakBrook

8:30am CDT

Welcome/ORIENTATION
Monday July 15, 2019 8:30am - 9:00am CDT
Essex

8:30am CDT

Welcome/ORIENTATION
Monday July 15, 2019 8:30am - 9:00am CDT
Spring

8:30am CDT

Welcome/ORIENTATION
Monday July 15, 2019 8:30am - 9:00am CDT
Spring

8:45am CDT

Welcome
Monday July 15, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

8:45am CDT

Beginner MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 8:45am - 10:00am CDT
Grand A-B-C

9:00am CDT

9:00am CDT

BALLET Placement Class
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am CDT
OakBrook

9:00am CDT

BALLET Placement Class
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am CDT
Spring

9:00am CDT

9:00am CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Dance, University of Alabama
Lawrence M. Jackson, MFA, is the Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Alabama where he teaches jazz, contemporary, choreography, pedagogy and dance history. Professionally, he devoted several years performing with the internationally acclaimed dance... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am CDT
Grand D-E-F

10:00am CDT

411 on CNADM
Monday July 15, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am CDT
Grand A-B-C

10:15am CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 10:15am - 10:30am CDT

10:15am CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 10:15am - 10:30am CDT

10:15am CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 10:15am - 10:30am CDT

10:15am CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 10:15am - 10:30am CDT

10:15am CDT

411 on CNADM
Monday July 15, 2019 10:15am - 10:30am CDT
Grand D-E-F

10:15am CDT

Beginner JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Dance, University of Alabama
Lawrence M. Jackson, MFA, is the Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Alabama where he teaches jazz, contemporary, choreography, pedagogy and dance history. Professionally, he devoted several years performing with the internationally acclaimed dance... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am CDT
Grand A-B-C

10:30am CDT

Pre-Pointe Class
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am CDT
ETC

10:30am CDT

Beginner Pointe
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am CDT
Essex

10:30am CDT

Pointe Variation
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 10:30am - 11:15am CDT
OakBrook

10:30am CDT

Banquet Production
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

11:15am CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 11:15am - 11:30am CDT

11:15am CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 11:15am - 11:30am CDT

11:15am CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 11:15am - 11:30am CDT

11:15am CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 11:15am - 11:30am CDT

11:15am CDT

Beginner BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

11:30am CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Andrea Trench

Andrea Trench

Andrea Trench is a dance educator with over 20 years of teaching experience. Holding a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois, Andrea specializes in early childhood dance education. While teaching preschool with now business partner, Renee Deets, Andrea incorporated creative... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
ETC

11:30am CDT

LYRICAL
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Essex

11:30am CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Spring

11:30am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
OakBrook

12:15pm CDT

Lunch - On Your Own
Monday July 15, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

Lunch
Monday July 15, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

LUNCH
Monday July 15, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

LUNCH
Monday July 15, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

LUNCH
Monday July 15, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

Lunch
Monday July 15, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT

1:30pm CDT

Banquet Production
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

1:30pm CDT

P.R.E.P. Pre-School Program
Speakers
avatar for Andrea Trench

Andrea Trench

Andrea Trench is a dance educator with over 20 years of teaching experience. Holding a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois, Andrea specializes in early childhood dance education. While teaching preschool with now business partner, Renee Deets, Andrea incorporated creative... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm CDT

Character for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm CDT
Essex

1:30pm CDT

Contemporary for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm CDT
Spring

1:30pm CDT

Lyrical for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
ETC

1:30pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
OakBrook

2:30pm CDT

Break
Continental breakfast & coffee provided

Monday July 15, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:45pm CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 2:45pm - 3:00pm CDT

2:45pm CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 2:45pm - 3:00pm CDT

2:45pm CDT

Intermediate JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Dance, University of Alabama
Lawrence M. Jackson, MFA, is the Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Alabama where he teaches jazz, contemporary, choreography, pedagogy and dance history. Professionally, he devoted several years performing with the internationally acclaimed dance... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

3:00pm CDT

Acro
Speakers
avatar for Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess, an Ohio native, made his industry debut on Live with Regis during “Amazing Kids Week”. He later trained at studios in L.A. including EDGE, Millennium, Fusion and PAC Annex. Drew is a panelist for CNADM, Dance Teachers Club of Boston, Headliners, DanZa, 10+ Dance... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
ETC

3:00pm CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Essex

3:00pm CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Spring

3:00pm CDT

Conditioning
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
OakBrook

3:30pm CDT

Dance & More Photo
Monday July 15, 2019 3:30pm - 3:45pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

3:45pm CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Monday July 15, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

4:00pm CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

4:00pm CDT

ACRO for Kindergarteners
Speakers
avatar for Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess, an Ohio native, made his industry debut on Live with Regis during “Amazing Kids Week”. He later trained at studios in L.A. including EDGE, Millennium, Fusion and PAC Annex. Drew is a panelist for CNADM, Dance Teachers Club of Boston, Headliners, DanZa, 10+ Dance... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

4:00pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
ETC

4:00pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Essex

4:00pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
Spring

4:00pm CDT

Modern for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Monday July 15, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
OakBrook
 
Tuesday, July 16
 

7:30am CDT

Registration Desk & Exhibits Open
Tuesday July 16, 2019 7:30am - 5:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:00am CDT

Ballet Forum Photos
Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am CDT
ETC

8:00am CDT

Ballet Forum Photos
Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am CDT
Essex

8:00am CDT

Ballet Forum Photos
Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am CDT
Spring

8:00am CDT

Ballet Forum Photos
Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:30am CDT
OakBrook

8:30am CDT

Advanced JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Dance, University of Alabama
Lawrence M. Jackson, MFA, is the Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Alabama where he teaches jazz, contemporary, choreography, pedagogy and dance history. Professionally, he devoted several years performing with the internationally acclaimed dance... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:30am - 9:45am CDT
Grand A-B-C

8:30am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
ETC

8:30am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
Essex

8:30am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
Spring

8:30am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
OakBrook

8:45am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am CDT
Grand D-E-F

9:45am CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am CDT

9:45am CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am CDT

10:00am CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am CDT

10:00am CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am CDT

10:00am CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am CDT

10:00am CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am CDT

10:00am CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Dance, University of Alabama
Lawrence M. Jackson, MFA, is the Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Alabama where he teaches jazz, contemporary, choreography, pedagogy and dance history. Professionally, he devoted several years performing with the internationally acclaimed dance... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

10:00am CDT

Beginner TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand A-B-C

10:15am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
ETC

10:15am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Essex

10:15am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Spring

10:15am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
OakBrook

11:00am CDT

Intermediate MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

11:00am CDT

Banquet Production
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

11:45am CDT

Lunch
Tuesday July 16, 2019 11:45am - 12:45pm CDT

11:45am CDT

LUNCH
Tuesday July 16, 2019 11:45am - 12:45pm CDT

11:45am CDT

LUNCH
Tuesday July 16, 2019 11:45am - 12:45pm CDT

11:45am CDT

LUNCH
Tuesday July 16, 2019 11:45am - 12:45pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

Lunch
Tuesday July 16, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

Connect & Share Networking/Lunch
Tuesday July 16, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT
York

12:45pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 12:45pm - 2:00pm CDT
Spring

12:45pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm CDT
ETC

12:45pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm CDT
Essex

12:45pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm CDT
OakBrook

1:30pm CDT

Beginner/Intermediate ACRO
Speakers
avatar for Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess, an Ohio native, made his industry debut on Live with Regis during “Amazing Kids Week”. He later trained at studios in L.A. including EDGE, Millennium, Fusion and PAC Annex. Drew is a panelist for CNADM, Dance Teachers Club of Boston, Headliners, DanZa, 10+ Dance... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm CDT

Banquet Production
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

2:15pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm CDT

2:15pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm CDT

2:15pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm CDT

2:15pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
ETC

2:30pm CDT

Acro
Speakers
avatar for Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess, an Ohio native, made his industry debut on Live with Regis during “Amazing Kids Week”. He later trained at studios in L.A. including EDGE, Millennium, Fusion and PAC Annex. Drew is a panelist for CNADM, Dance Teachers Club of Boston, Headliners, DanZa, 10+ Dance... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Essex

2:30pm CDT

Beginner Pointe
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Spring

2:30pm CDT

Pointe Class
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
OakBrook

2:45pm CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

2:45pm CDT

Beginner/Intermediate LYRICAL
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

3:30pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:30pm - 3:45pm CDT

3:30pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:30pm - 3:45pm CDT

3:30pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:30pm - 3:45pm CDT

3:30pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:30pm - 3:45pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Lyrical for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
ETC

3:45pm CDT

Character for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Essex

3:45pm CDT

Contemporary for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Spring

3:45pm CDT

Modern for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
OakBrook

4:00pm CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

4:00pm CDT

Class Planning and Curriculum for Acro
Speakers
avatar for Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess

Drew Burgess, an Ohio native, made his industry debut on Live with Regis during “Amazing Kids Week”. He later trained at studios in L.A. including EDGE, Millennium, Fusion and PAC Annex. Drew is a panelist for CNADM, Dance Teachers Club of Boston, Headliners, DanZa, 10+ Dance... Read More →


Tuesday July 16, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

6:00pm CDT

Cocktails and Conversation
Tuesday July 16, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm CDT
The Lounge

6:00pm CDT

Pizza Party
Additional registration and cost required.

Tuesday July 16, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom

6:00pm CDT

Pizza Party
Additional registration and cost required.

Tuesday July 16, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom

6:00pm CDT

Pizza Party
Additional registration and cost required.

Tuesday July 16, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom

6:00pm CDT

Pizza Party
Additional registration and cost required.

Tuesday July 16, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom

7:00pm CDT

OPTIONAL: Offsite Aerial Workshop with C5, Ltd.
Tuesday July 16, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Mohler Dance Academy 160 S. Bloomingdale Rd., Bloomingdale, IL 60108
 
Wednesday, July 17
 

7:30am CDT

Student Honors Testing
Wednesday July 17, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am CDT
OakBrook

7:30am CDT

Student Honors Testing
Wednesday July 17, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am CDT
OakBrook

7:30am CDT

Student Honors Testing
Wednesday July 17, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am CDT
OakBrook

7:30am CDT

Student Honors Testing
Wednesday July 17, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am CDT
OakBrook

8:00am CDT

Registration Desk & Exhibits Open
Wednesday July 17, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:30am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am CDT
ETC

8:30am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am CDT
Essex

8:30am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am CDT
Spring

8:30am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am CDT
OakBrook

8:30am CDT

Jazz Progressions
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Dance, University of Alabama
Lawrence M. Jackson, MFA, is the Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Alabama where he teaches jazz, contemporary, choreography, pedagogy and dance history. Professionally, he devoted several years performing with the internationally acclaimed dance... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am CDT
Grand A-B-C

9:00am CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

9:30am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:30am - 9:45am CDT

9:30am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:30am - 9:45am CDT

9:30am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:30am - 9:45am CDT

9:30am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:30am - 9:45am CDT

9:30am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:30am - 9:45am CDT

9:45am CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Dance, University of Alabama
Lawrence M. Jackson, MFA, is the Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Alabama where he teaches jazz, contemporary, choreography, pedagogy and dance history. Professionally, he devoted several years performing with the internationally acclaimed dance... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am CDT
ETC

9:45am CDT

Beginner Pointe
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am CDT
Spring

9:45am CDT

Beginner Pointe
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am CDT
Spring

9:45am CDT

Pointe Class
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am CDT
OakBrook

9:45am CDT

Intermediate BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am CDT
Grand A-B-C

10:00am CDT

JAZZ Funk
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

10:45am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am CDT

10:45am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am CDT

10:45am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am CDT

10:45am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am CDT

10:45am CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am CDT

11:00am CDT

Advanced MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

11:00am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
ETC

11:00am CDT

Variation for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 11:00am - 12:15pm CDT
OakBrook

11:00am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm CDT
Essex

11:00am CDT

Contemporary for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm CDT
Spring

11:00am CDT

Banquet Production
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

12:00pm CDT

Lunch: CNADM Member & Non-Member Meetings
Members meet in Grand A-B-C
Non-members meet in Grand D-E-F

Wednesday July 17, 2019 12:00pm - 1:15pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Wednesday July 17, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Wednesday July 17, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

LUNCH
Wednesday July 17, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

LUNCH
Wednesday July 17, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

Lunch/CNADM Member & Non-Member Meetings
Members meet in Grand A-B-C
Non-Members meet in Grand D-E-F

Wednesday July 17, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

1:15pm CDT

Conceptual Teaching & Tools for Classroom Management
Speakers
avatar for Andrea Trench

Andrea Trench

Andrea Trench is a dance educator with over 20 years of teaching experience. Holding a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois, Andrea specializes in early childhood dance education. While teaching preschool with now business partner, Renee Deets, Andrea incorporated creative... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 1:15pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
ETC

1:30pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Essex

1:30pm CDT

Banquet Production
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

1:30pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
OakBrook

1:30pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 1:30pm - 3:45pm CDT
Spring

2:30pm CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Dance, University of Alabama
Lawrence M. Jackson, MFA, is the Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Alabama where he teaches jazz, contemporary, choreography, pedagogy and dance history. Professionally, he devoted several years performing with the internationally acclaimed dance... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

2:30pm CDT

Lyrical for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm CDT
ETC

2:30pm CDT

Character for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm CDT
Essex

2:45pm CDT

Intermediate TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

3:00pm CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 3:00pm - 3:15pm CDT

3:15pm CDT

Modern for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 3:15pm - 5:00pm CDT
OakBrook

3:30pm CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 3:30pm - 3:45pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Wednesday July 17, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Early Childhood: Must Have Props
Speakers
avatar for Andrea Trench

Andrea Trench

Andrea Trench is a dance educator with over 20 years of teaching experience. Holding a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois, Andrea specializes in early childhood dance education. While teaching preschool with now business partner, Renee Deets, Andrea incorporated creative... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 3:45pm - 4:45pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

3:45pm CDT

TAP Improv
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

4:00pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
ETC

4:00pm CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Lawrence Jackson

Lawrence Jackson

Associate Chair/Associate Professor, Dance, University of Alabama
Lawrence M. Jackson, MFA, is the Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Alabama where he teaches jazz, contemporary, choreography, pedagogy and dance history. Professionally, he devoted several years performing with the internationally acclaimed dance... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Essex

4:00pm CDT

LYRICAL
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Wednesday July 17, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Spring
 
Thursday, July 18
 

7:30am CDT

Student Honors Testing
Thursday July 18, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am CDT
ETC

7:30am CDT

Student Honors Testing
Thursday July 18, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am CDT
Essex

7:30am CDT

Student Honors Testing
Thursday July 18, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am CDT
Spring

7:30am CDT

Student Honors Testing
Thursday July 18, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am CDT
OakBrook

8:00am CDT

Registration Desk & Exhibits Open
Thursday July 18, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:30am CDT

Intro to HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am CDT
Grand A-B-C

8:45am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am CDT
ETC

8:45am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am CDT
Essex

8:45am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am CDT
Spring

8:45am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am CDT
OakBrook

8:45am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am CDT
Grand D-E-F

9:30am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 9:30am - 9:45am CDT

9:45am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am CDT

9:45am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am CDT

9:45am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am CDT

9:45am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am CDT

9:45am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am CDT

9:45am CDT

Advanced TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am CDT
Grand A-B-C

10:00am CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
ETC

10:00am CDT

Character for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Essex

10:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Spring

10:00am CDT

Variation for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
OakBrook

10:00am CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

10:45am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

11:00am CDT

HIP HOP Progressions
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

11:00am CDT

CNADM Elections
Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

11:15am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
ETC

11:15am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Essex

11:15am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Spring

11:15am CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
OakBrook

12:00pm CDT

Lunch
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT

12:00pm CDT

Lunch
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Thursday July 18, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

Studio Customer Relations Management
Speakers
avatar for Kathy Blake

Kathy Blake

Kathy Blake is the Artistic Director of Kathy Blake Dance Studios. She is respected for her extensive training in classical ballet, tap, modern, jazz as well as ballroom dancing in both International and American Styles. She is known for the “Let’s Learn How to Dance” instructional... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm CDT
York

1:00pm CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

1:00pm CDT

Advanced Lyrical
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

1:15pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm CDT
ETC

1:15pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm CDT
Essex

1:15pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm CDT
Spring

1:15pm CDT

Choreography for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm CDT
OakBrook

2:00pm CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm - 2:15pm CDT

2:00pm CDT

CNADM Membership & Certification Exams
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Kent

2:00pm CDT

Banquet Production
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

2:15pm CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm CDT

2:15pm CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm CDT

2:15pm CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm CDT

2:15pm CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 2:15pm - 2:30pm CDT

2:15pm CDT

Advanced BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

2:30pm CDT

Lyrical for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
ETC

2:30pm CDT

Character for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
Essex

2:30pm CDT

Contemporary for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
Spring

2:30pm CDT

Modern for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
OakBrook

3:15pm CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 3:15pm - 3:30pm CDT

3:30pm CDT

Pointe Lecture Class
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

3:30pm CDT

Break
Thursday July 18, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm CDT

5:00pm CDT

Banquet Tech
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 5:00pm - 5:45pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

6:30pm CDT

Banquet Reception
Thursday July 18, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm CDT
Riverview

7:30pm CDT

Annual Banquet
Thursday July 18, 2019 7:30pm - 10:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom
 
Friday, July 19
 

7:30am CDT

Registration Desk & Exhibits Open
Friday July 19, 2019 7:30am - 5:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:00am CDT

Grab & Gab - Continental Breakfast & Coffee Provided
Continental Breakfast & Coffee Provided

Friday July 19, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am CDT
Grand Ballroom

8:15am CDT

Awards Presentation
Friday July 19, 2019 8:15am - 8:45am CDT
Grand Ballroom

8:15am CDT

Awards Presentation
Friday July 19, 2019 8:15am - 8:45am CDT
Grand Ballroom

8:15am CDT

Awards Presentation
Friday July 19, 2019 8:15am - 8:45am CDT
Grand Ballroom

8:15am CDT

Awards Presentation
Friday July 19, 2019 8:15am - 8:45am CDT
Grand Ballroom

8:45am CDT

Convention Photo
Friday July 19, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

8:45am CDT

Ballet Warm-Up
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 8:45am - 9:15am CDT
Essex

8:45am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 8:45am - 9:45am CDT
ETC

9:00am CDT

Improv
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
OakBrook

9:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

9:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am CDT
Spring

9:15am CDT

Ballet Gala Tech
Speakers
avatar for Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow

Victoria Barlow began her training at the Rockford Dance Company School with Janet Quilici and continued with Ken Von Heidecke of the Lyric Opera and Joy Xu, former principal with Shanghai Ballet. In 1992 and 1994, she toured with the company to China, performing at two international... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 9:15am - 10:00am CDT
Essex

9:45am CDT

Move to Ballroom
Friday July 19, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am CDT

10:00am CDT

Break
Friday July 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am CDT

10:00am CDT

Ballet Gala Tech
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am CDT
ETC

10:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
OakBrook

10:00am CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

10:15am CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am CDT
Essex

10:30am CDT

Move to Ballroom
Friday July 19, 2019 10:30am - 10:45am CDT

10:45am CDT

Break
Friday July 19, 2019 10:45am - 11:00am CDT

10:45am CDT

Ballet Gala Tech
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 10:45am - 11:30am CDT
Spring

11:00am CDT

Move to Ballroom
Friday July 19, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Friday July 19, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
ETC

11:15am CDT

Modern Tech
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 11:15am - 12:00pm CDT
OakBrook

11:15am CDT

Ballet Variation
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Essex

11:15am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

11:30am CDT

LUNCH
Friday July 19, 2019 11:30am - 12:45pm CDT

12:00pm CDT

Move to Ballroom
Friday July 19, 2019 12:00pm - 12:15pm CDT

12:00pm CDT

LUNCH
Friday July 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

Lyrical Tech
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 12:15pm - 1:00pm CDT
ETC

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Friday July 19, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

Lunch/Connect & Share Networking
Friday July 19, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT
York

12:45pm CDT

LYRICAL
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 12:45pm - 1:45pm CDT
Spring

1:00pm CDT

LUNCH
Friday July 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT

1:15pm CDT

Character for Tech
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 1:15pm - 2:00pm CDT
Essex

1:30pm CDT

Variation for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
OakBrook

1:30pm CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

1:45pm CDT

Move to Ballroom
Friday July 19, 2019 1:45pm - 2:00pm CDT

2:00pm CDT

Contemporary Tech
Speakers
avatar for Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski

Kate Jablonski is the owner/founder of Beyond Words Dance Center, The Kate Jablonski Statement, Camp Kate and Go Beyond Performance Group. Her career began in New York City at the Broadway Dance Center under the direction of Wes Veldink. Kate has taught and choreographed for companies... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
Spring

2:00pm CDT

Character
Speakers
avatar for Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez

Juan Sanchez studied with renowned teachers such as Stanley Williams, Peter Martins, Merrill Ashley, Gayle Young, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Benjamin Harkarvy and was protege to Robert Christopher. He finalized his training at The Joffrey School of Ballet under Fransesca Corkle, Trinette... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
ETC

2:00pm CDT

Improv
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Professor, University of South Florida
Michael Foley is considered a master teacher in the field of modern dance, and has been teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. He has taught workshops and master classes at over 100 universities, dance festivals and private studios around the globe. Michael’s... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Essex

2:30pm CDT

Move to Ballroom
Friday July 19, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

Option 2: Conditioning
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

2:30pm CDT

Option 1: Loyalty, Loss & Longevity
Speakers
avatar for Kathy Blake

Kathy Blake

Kathy Blake is the Artistic Director of Kathy Blake Dance Studios. She is respected for her extensive training in classical ballet, tap, modern, jazz as well as ballroom dancing in both International and American Styles. She is known for the “Let’s Learn How to Dance” instructional... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm CDT
York

2:45pm CDT

Break
Friday July 19, 2019 2:45pm - 3:00pm CDT

2:45pm CDT

Ballet Gala Tech
Speakers
avatar for Laura Wade

Laura Wade

Laura Wade is on faculty at Lou Conte Dance Studio, Visceral Dance Center and Roosevelt University. She has taught at Northwestern University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Wisconsin, Stephens College and Columbus Dance Theatre. Laura has been the Children’s Director... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 2:45pm - 3:30pm CDT
OakBrook

3:00pm CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Spring

3:30pm CDT

Variation for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 3:30pm - 4:00pm CDT
OakBrook

6:00pm CDT

Call for Gala
Friday July 19, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

6:00pm CDT

Call for Gala
Friday July 19, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

6:00pm CDT

Call for Gala
Friday July 19, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

6:00pm CDT

Call for Gala
Friday July 19, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

7:30pm CDT

Ballet Gala Performance
Friday July 19, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom

7:30pm CDT

Ballet Gala Performance
Friday July 19, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom

7:30pm CDT

Ballet Gala Performance
Friday July 19, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom

7:30pm CDT

Ballet Gala Performance
Friday July 19, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom

7:30pm CDT

Ballet Gala
Friday July 19, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom
 
Saturday, July 20
 

7:30am CDT

Registration Desk & Exhibits Open
Saturday July 20, 2019 7:30am - 5:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:00am CDT

Student Honors Testing - All Levels
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am CDT
York

8:45am CDT

Parent Observer Orientation
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
Hunt

8:45am CDT

Welcome
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
York

8:45am CDT

Welcome
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
ETC

8:45am CDT

Welcome
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
OakBrook

8:45am CDT

Welcome
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
Kent

8:45am CDT

Welcome
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
Grand A-B-C

8:45am CDT

Welcome
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
Essex

8:45am CDT

Welcome/Yellow Room Photo
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:45am - 9:00am CDT
Spring

9:00am CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 9:00am - 9:45am CDT

9:00am CDT

Musical Theater
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

9:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
ETC

9:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
OakBrook

9:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Kent

9:00am CDT

Jazz Routine
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Grand A-B-C

9:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Essex

9:00am CDT

Technique
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Spring

9:45am CDT

Orange Room Photo
Saturday July 20, 2019 9:45am - 10:00am CDT
York

10:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

10:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
York

10:00am CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
ETC

10:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
OakBrook

10:00am CDT

Technique
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Kent

10:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand A-B-C

10:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Essex

10:00am CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tamez-Hull

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Spring

11:00am CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Purple Room Photo
Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT
Kent

11:00am CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:15am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

11:15am CDT

Jazz Routine
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
York

11:15am CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
ETC

11:15am CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
OakBrook

11:15am CDT

Jazz Progressions
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Kent

11:15am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

11:15am CDT

Technique
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Essex

11:15am CDT

Wrap Up Routine
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Spring

12:15pm CDT

Green Group Photo
Saturday July 20, 2019 12:15pm - 12:30pm CDT
OakBrook

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Saturday July 20, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

Lunch/CNADM Member & Non-Member Meetings
CNADM Members meet in Grand D-E-F
Non-members meet in Grand A-B-C

Saturday July 20, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Saturday July 20, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Saturday July 20, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Saturday July 20, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Saturday July 20, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Saturday July 20, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

LUNCH
Saturday July 20, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT

1:30pm CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

1:30pm CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane began training at the Faubourg Ballet Academy under Watmora Casey. She received her BA in Dance from Grand Valley State University and received The Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Dance. Lauren studied at the Lou Conte Dance Studio and performed with Giordano Dance... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
York

1:30pm CDT

Technique
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
ETC

1:30pm CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
OakBrook

1:30pm CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Kent

1:30pm CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tamez-Hull

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Essex

1:30pm CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Spring

2:30pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

Blue Room Photo
Saturday July 20, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT
ETC

2:30pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 2:30pm - 2:45pm CDT

2:45pm CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

2:45pm CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
York

2:45pm CDT

LYRICAL
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
ETC

2:45pm CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tamez-Hull

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
OakBrook

2:45pm CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Kent

2:45pm CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

2:45pm CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane began training at the Faubourg Ballet Academy under Watmora Casey. She received her BA in Dance from Grand Valley State University and received The Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Dance. Lauren studied at the Lou Conte Dance Studio and performed with Giordano Dance... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Essex

2:45pm CDT

Heels Class
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Spring

3:45pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Red Room Photo
Saturday July 20, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

3:45pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

3:45pm CDT

Break
Saturday July 20, 2019 3:45pm - 4:00pm CDT

4:00pm CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

4:00pm CDT

Conditioning
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
York

4:00pm CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
ETC

4:00pm CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
OakBrook

4:00pm CDT

Ballet Variation
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Kent

4:00pm CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

4:00pm CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tamez-Hull

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Essex

4:00pm CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane began training at the Faubourg Ballet Academy under Watmora Casey. She received her BA in Dance from Grand Valley State University and received The Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Dance. Lauren studied at the Lou Conte Dance Studio and performed with Giordano Dance... Read More →


Saturday July 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Spring

8:00pm CDT

Command Performance
Saturday July 20, 2019 8:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom
 
Sunday, July 21
 

8:00am CDT

Student Honors Testing - All Levels - Regular Classrooms
Student Honors Testing will be held in students' regular classroom.

Sunday July 21, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am CDT

8:00am CDT

Registration Desk & Exhibits Open
Sunday July 21, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

9:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

9:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
York

9:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Riverview

9:00am CDT

Technique
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
OakBrook

9:00am CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tamez-Hull

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Kent

9:00am CDT

Jazz Progressions
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Grand A-B-C

9:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Essex

9:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Spring

10:00am CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tamez-Hull

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

10:00am CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
York

10:00am CDT

Musical Theater
Speakers
avatar for Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane began training at the Faubourg Ballet Academy under Watmora Casey. She received her BA in Dance from Grand Valley State University and received The Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Dance. Lauren studied at the Lou Conte Dance Studio and performed with Giordano Dance... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Riverview

10:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
OakBrook

10:00am CDT

Musical Theater
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Kent

10:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand A-B-C

10:00am CDT

Conditioning
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Essex

10:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Spring

11:00am CDT

Break
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

Break
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 11:15am CDT

11:00am CDT

CNADM Elections
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom

11:00am CDT

CNADM Elections
Sunday July 21, 2019 11:00am - 2:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

11:15am CDT

Technique
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

11:15am CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tamez-Hull

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
York

11:15am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Riverview

11:15am CDT

Jazz Progressions
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
OakBrook

11:15am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Kent

11:15am CDT

Jazz Funk
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

11:15am CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Essex

11:15am CDT

Jazz Funk
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Spring

12:15pm CDT

Lunch
Sunday July 21, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Sunday July 21, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Sunday July 21, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Sunday July 21, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Sunday July 21, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Sunday July 21, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Sunday July 21, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

LUNCH
Sunday July 21, 2019 12:15pm - 1:30pm CDT

1:30pm CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

1:30pm CDT

Musical Theater
Speakers
avatar for Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane began training at the Faubourg Ballet Academy under Watmora Casey. She received her BA in Dance from Grand Valley State University and received The Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Dance. Lauren studied at the Lou Conte Dance Studio and performed with Giordano Dance... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
York

1:30pm CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Riverview

1:30pm CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
OakBrook

1:30pm CDT

Jazz Funk
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Kent

1:30pm CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Essex

1:30pm CDT

Wrap Up Routine
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Spring

2:30pm CDT

JAZZ Funk
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

2:30pm CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
York

2:30pm CDT

Contemporary
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Riverview

2:30pm CDT

Musical Theater
Speakers
avatar for Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane

Lauren Blane began training at the Faubourg Ballet Academy under Watmora Casey. She received her BA in Dance from Grand Valley State University and received The Outstanding Undergraduate Award in Dance. Lauren studied at the Lou Conte Dance Studio and performed with Giordano Dance... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
OakBrook

2:30pm CDT

TP
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Kent

2:30pm CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tamez-Hull

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

2:30pm CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Essex

2:30pm CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Sunday July 21, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CDT
Spring

5:30pm CDT

 
Monday, July 22
 

8:00am CDT

Registration Desk & Exhibits Open
Monday July 22, 2019 8:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:30am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am CDT
Grand D-E-F

9:00am CDT

LYRICAL
Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer

Jeremy Plummer is a director, choreographer and aerial creator with shows around the world that feature his blend of aerial artistry and live performance. His company C5 has had their work featured in 6 world premieres as a part of Chicago’s Dance for Life. He was a full company... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
York

9:00am CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Riverview

9:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo

Nick Pupillo, Founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago, graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Ballet. In 2001, Pupillo joined the acclaimed Giordano Dance Chicago where he toured nationally and internationally for three years. Pupillo decided... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
OakBrook

9:00am CDT

JAZZ
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Kent

9:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Grand A-B-C

9:00am CDT

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Essex

9:00am CDT

BALLET
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Spring

9:30am CDT

CNADM Business Meeting
Monday July 22, 2019 9:30am - 10:00am CDT
Grand Ballroom

9:30am CDT

CNADM BUSINESS MEETING
Monday July 22, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am CDT

10:00am CDT

Heels
Speakers
avatar for Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand D-E-F

10:00am CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
York

10:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Riverview

10:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
OakBrook

10:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Kent

10:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Grand A-B-C

10:00am CDT

Musical Theater
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Essex

10:00am CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Andrew Tamez-Hull

Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Spring

11:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy

Richard Elszy teaches the next generation of dancers through technical expertise and inspired choreography. He began his training at a single room studio in Central California. He attended the University of California—Irvine, where he danced for choreographer Donald McKayle and... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Grand D-E-F

11:00am CDT

TAP
Speakers
avatar for Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier

Julie Cartier has invested her last 25 years to all things dance. She first came to Chicago via the concert dance scene, performing with some of Chicago’s finest dance companies including Chi-town Jazz Dance, The Lynda Martha Dance Company and River North Dance Company. Julie’s... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
York

11:00am CDT

HIP HOP
Speakers
avatar for Evelyn Wells

Evelyn Wells

Owner/Creative Director/ Choreographer, The Exposure Movement, Inc.
Evelyn Wells is the founder and director of The Exposure Movement, Inc., an artist development company that exposes and educates young artists through media and performing arts. She has been working on-camera and behind-the-scenes in the entertainment industry for many years. As a... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Riverview

11:00am CDT

CONTEMPORARY
Speakers
avatar for Hanna Bricston

Hanna Bricston

Hanna Brictson grew up dancing in Elgin and Chicago. A graduate of Larkin High School’s Performing Arts program, she accepted a company position with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) in 2004. In 12 years at RNDC, Hanna performed, was a rehearsal assistant and choreographed on the... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
OakBrook

11:00am CDT

MODERN
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Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith received his BS in Dance from Wayne State University. He has danced for Ron De Jesús Dance and performed at The Joyce Soho, Chicago Auditorium Theatre and Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts. He’s performed original works by Dwight Rhoden, Sonya Tayeh, Larry Keigwin... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Kent

11:00am CDT

HIP HOP
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Andrew Tamez-Hull

Choreograpgher, Inside out Dance Crew- Phenom Dance company-The Matix Dance Crew
Andrew Tamez-Hull (Drew) is an actor, dancer and musician. He can be seen in Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino and Fox’s show Empire. He has acted in the web series Wildcards and many independent films. Commercial credits include Diet Dr. Pepper, Hefty and Jewel-Osco. He’s choreographed... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Grand A-B-C

11:00am CDT

Jazz Progressions
Speakers
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Kaelyn Gray

Kaelyn Gray is from Northern Kentucky, where she is a teacher/choreographer at Expressions Dance Theatre. Focused on all styles of dance, she has been a recipient of numerous choreography awards. Her professional career began as a director and choreographer of three separate shows... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Essex

11:00am CDT

Wrap Up Routine
Speakers
avatar for Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan

Jay Fagan is a Tap Master from Chicago. In his third decade of international dance, his mastery of rhythm tap has been performed, taught and choreographed worldwide. Trained by the best tap dancers in the business, his performances have been seen by the President of the United States... Read More →


Monday July 22, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Spring

12:00pm CDT

Wrap Up Rally
Monday July 22, 2019 12:00pm - 12:30pm CDT
Grand Ballroom