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Sunday, July 14
 

7:00pm

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

8:00pm

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

7:30am

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

8:00am

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

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

8:30am

8:30am

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

8:30am

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

8:30am

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

8:30am

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

8:45am

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

8:45am

Beginner MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

9:00am

9:00am

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
OakBrook

9:00am

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
Spring

9:00am

9:00am

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, and dance history. Jackson has choreographed over 75 original works for the concert stage. Most recently, Lawrence choreographed... Read More →


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

10:00am

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

10:15am

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

10:15am

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

10:15am

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

10:15am

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

10:15am

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

10:15am

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, and dance history. Jackson has choreographed over 75 original works for the concert stage. Most recently, Lawrence choreographed... Read More →


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

10:30am

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
ETC

10:30am

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
Essex

10:30am

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
OakBrook

10:30am

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
Grand D-E-F

11:15am

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

11:15am

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

11:15am

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

11:15am

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

11:15am

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
Grand A-B-C

11:30am

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
ETC

11:30am

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
Essex

11:30am

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

11:30am

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
OakBrook

12:15pm

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

12:30pm

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

12:30pm

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

12:30pm

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

12:30pm

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

12:30pm

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

1:30pm

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
Grand D-E-F

1:30pm

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
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm

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
Essex

1:30pm

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
Spring

1:30pm

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
ETC

1:30pm

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
OakBrook

2:30pm

Break
Continental breakfast & coffee provided

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

2:45pm

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

2:45pm

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

2:45pm

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, and dance history. Jackson has choreographed over 75 original works for the concert stage. Most recently, Lawrence choreographed... Read More →


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

3:00pm

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
ETC

3:00pm

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

3:00pm

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
Spring

3:00pm

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
OakBrook

3:30pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

4:00pm

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
Grand D-E-F

4:00pm

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
Grand A-B-C

4:00pm

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
ETC

4:00pm

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
Essex

4:00pm

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
Spring

4:00pm

Modern for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

7:30am

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

8:00am

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

8:00am

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

8:00am

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

8:00am

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

8:30am

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, and dance history. Jackson has choreographed over 75 original works for the concert stage. Most recently, Lawrence choreographed... Read More →


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

8:30am

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
ETC

8:30am

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
Essex

8:30am

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
Spring

8:30am

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
OakBrook

8:45am

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
Grand D-E-F

9:45am

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

9:45am

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

10:00am

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

10:00am

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

10:00am

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

10:00am

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

10:00am

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, and dance history. Jackson has choreographed over 75 original works for the concert stage. Most recently, Lawrence choreographed... Read More →


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

10:00am

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
Grand A-B-C

10:15am

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
ETC

10:15am

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
Essex

10:15am

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
Spring

10:15am

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
OakBrook

11:00am

Intermediate MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

11:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

11:45am

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

11:45am

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

11:45am

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

11:45am

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:45pm

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
Spring

12:45pm

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
ETC

12:45pm

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
Essex

12:45pm

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
OakBrook

1:30pm

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
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm

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
Grand D-E-F

2:15pm

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

2:15pm

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

2:15pm

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

2:15pm

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

2:30pm

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

2:30pm

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

2:30pm

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
Essex

2:30pm

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
Spring

2:30pm

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
OakBrook

2:45pm

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
Grand D-E-F

2:45pm

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
Grand A-B-C

3:30pm

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

3:30pm

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

3:30pm

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

3:30pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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
ETC

3:45pm

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
Essex

3:45pm

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
Spring

3:45pm

Modern for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

4:00pm

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
Grand D-E-F

4:00pm

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
Grand A-B-C

6:00pm

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

6:00pm

Pizza Party
Additional registration and cost required.

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

6:00pm

Pizza Party
Additional registration and cost required.

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

6:00pm

Pizza Party
Additional registration and cost required.

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

6:00pm

Pizza Party
Additional registration and cost required.

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

7:00pm

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

7:30am

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

7:30am

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

7:30am

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

7:30am

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

8:00am

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

8:30am

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
ETC

8:30am

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
Essex

8:30am

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
Spring

8:30am

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
OakBrook

8:30am

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, and dance history. Jackson has choreographed over 75 original works for the concert stage. Most recently, Lawrence choreographed... Read More →


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

9:00am

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

9:30am

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

9:30am

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

9:30am

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

9:30am

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

9:30am

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

9:45am

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, and dance history. Jackson has choreographed over 75 original works for the concert stage. Most recently, Lawrence choreographed... Read More →


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

9:45am

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
Spring

9:45am

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
Spring

9:45am

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
OakBrook

9:45am

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
Grand A-B-C

10:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

10:45am

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

10:45am

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

10:45am

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

10:45am

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

10:45am

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

11:00am

Advanced MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

11:00am

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
ETC

11:00am

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
OakBrook

11:00am

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
Essex

11:00am

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
Spring

11:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

12:00pm

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
Grand A-B-C

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:30pm

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

12:30pm

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

12:30pm

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
Grand A-B-C

1:15pm

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
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm

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
ETC

1:30pm

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
Essex

1:30pm

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
Grand D-E-F

1:30pm

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
OakBrook

1:30pm

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
Spring

2:30pm

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

2:30pm

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, and dance history. Jackson has choreographed over 75 original works for the concert stage. Most recently, Lawrence choreographed... Read More →


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

2:30pm

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
ETC

2:30pm

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
Essex

2:45pm

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
Grand A-B-C

3:00pm

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

3:15pm

Modern for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

3:30pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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
Grand A-B-C

3:45pm

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
Grand D-E-F

4:00pm

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
ETC

4:00pm

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, and dance history. Jackson has choreographed over 75 original works for the concert stage. Most recently, Lawrence choreographed... Read More →


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

4:00pm

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
Spring
 
Thursday, July 18
 

7:30am

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

7:30am

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

7:30am

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

7:30am

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

8:00am

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

8:30am

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
Grand A-B-C

8:45am

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
ETC

8:45am

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
Essex

8:45am

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
Spring

8:45am

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
OakBrook

8:45am

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
Grand D-E-F

9:30am

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

9:45am

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

9:45am

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

9:45am

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

9:45am

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

9:45am

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

9:45am

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
Grand A-B-C

10:00am

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

10:00am

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
Essex

10:00am

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
Spring

10:00am

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
OakBrook

10:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

10:45am

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

11:00am

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
Grand A-B-C

11:00am

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

11:15am

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
ETC

11:15am

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
Essex

11:15am

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
Spring

11:15am

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
OakBrook

12:00pm

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

12:00pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:30pm

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
York

1:00pm

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
Grand D-E-F

1:00pm

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
Grand A-B-C

1:15pm

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
ETC

1:15pm

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
Essex

1:15pm

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
Spring

1:15pm

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
OakBrook

2:00pm

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

2:00pm

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

2:00pm

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
Grand D-E-F

2:15pm

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

2:15pm

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

2:15pm

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

2:15pm

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

2:15pm

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
Grand A-B-C

2:30pm

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
ETC

2:30pm

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
Essex

2:30pm

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
Spring

2:30pm

Modern for Gala
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

3:15pm

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

3:30pm

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
Grand A-B-C

3:30pm

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

5:00pm

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
Grand D-E-F

6:30pm

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

7:30pm

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

7:30am

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

8:00am

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

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

8:15am

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

8:15am

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

8:15am

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

8:15am

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

8:45am

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

8:45am

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
Essex

8:45am

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
ETC

9:00am

Improv
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

9:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

9:00am

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
Spring

9:15am

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
Essex

9:45am

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

10:00am

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

10:00am

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
ETC

10:00am

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
OakBrook

10:00am

MODERN
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

10:15am

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
Essex

10:30am

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

10:45am

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

10:45am

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
Spring

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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
ETC

11:15am

Modern Tech
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

11:15am

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
Essex

11:15am

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
Grand D-E-F

11:30am

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

12:00pm

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

12:00pm

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

12:15pm

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
ETC

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:45pm

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
Spring

1:00pm

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

1:15pm

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
Essex

1:30pm

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
OakBrook

1:30pm

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
Grand D-E-F

1:45pm

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

2:00pm

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
Spring

2:00pm

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
ETC

2:00pm

Improv
Speakers
avatar for Michael Foley

Michael Foley

Michael Foley has been performing, teaching and choreographing internationally for over 25 years. His choreography has been commissioned by major international dance companies from the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Panama, and by the Cirque du... Read More →


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

2:30pm

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

2:30pm

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
Grand D-E-F

2:30pm

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
York

2:45pm

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

2:45pm

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
OakBrook

3:00pm

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
Spring

3:30pm

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
OakBrook

6:00pm

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

6:00pm

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

6:00pm

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

6:00pm

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

7:30pm

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

7:30pm

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

7:30pm

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

7:30pm

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

7:30pm

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

7:30am

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

8:00am

8:45am

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

8:45am

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

8:45am

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

8:45am

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

8:45am

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

8:45am

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

8:45am

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

8:45am

9:00am

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

9:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

9:00am

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
ETC

9:00am

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
OakBrook

9:00am

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
Kent

9:00am

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
Grand A-B-C

9:00am

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
Essex

9:00am

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
Spring

9:45am

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

10:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

10:00am

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
York

10:00am

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
ETC

10:00am

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
OakBrook

10:00am

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
Kent

10:00am

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
Grand A-B-C

10:00am

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
Essex

10:00am

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
Spring

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:15am

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
Grand D-E-F

11:15am

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
York

11:15am

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
ETC

11:15am

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
OakBrook

11:15am

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
Kent

11:15am

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
Grand A-B-C

11:15am

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
Essex

11:15am

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
Spring

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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
Grand D-E-F

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:30pm

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

1:30pm

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
Grand D-E-F

1:30pm

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
York

1:30pm

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
ETC

1:30pm

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
OakBrook

1:30pm

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
Kent

1:30pm

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
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm

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
Essex

1:30pm

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
Spring

2:30pm

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

2:30pm

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

2:30pm

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

2:30pm

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

2:30pm

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

2:30pm

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

2:30pm

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

2:45pm

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
Grand D-E-F

2:45pm

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
York

2:45pm

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
ETC

2:45pm

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
OakBrook

2:45pm

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
Kent

2:45pm

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
Grand A-B-C

2:45pm

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
Essex

2:45pm

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
Spring

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

3:45pm

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

4:00pm

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
Grand D-E-F

4:00pm

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
York

4:00pm

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
ETC

4:00pm

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
OakBrook

4:00pm

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
Kent

4:00pm

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
Grand A-B-C

4:00pm

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
Essex

4:00pm

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
Spring

8:00pm

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

8:00am

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

8:00am

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

9:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

9:00am

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
York

9:00am

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
Riverview

9:00am

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
OakBrook

9:00am

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
Kent

9:00am

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
Grand A-B-C

9:00am

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
Essex

9:00am

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
Spring

10:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

10:00am

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
York

10:00am

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
Riverview

10:00am

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
OakBrook

10:00am

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
Kent

10:00am

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
Grand A-B-C

10:00am

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
Essex

10:00am

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
Spring

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:00am

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

11:15am

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
Grand D-E-F

11:15am

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
York

11:15am

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
Riverview

11:15am

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
OakBrook

11:15am

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
Kent

11:15am

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
Grand A-B-C

11:15am

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
Essex

11:15am

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
Spring

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

12:15pm

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

1:30pm

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
Grand D-E-F

1:30pm

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
York

1:30pm

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
Riverview

1:30pm

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
OakBrook

1:30pm

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
Kent

1:30pm

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
Grand A-B-C

1:30pm

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
Essex

1:30pm

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
Spring

2:30pm

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
Grand D-E-F

2:30pm

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
York

2:30pm

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
Riverview

2:30pm

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
OakBrook

2:30pm

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
Kent

2:30pm

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
Grand A-B-C

2:30pm

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
Essex

2:30pm

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
Spring

5:30pm

 
Monday, July 22
 

8:00am

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

8:30am

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
Grand D-E-F

9:00am

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
York

9:00am

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
Riverview

9:00am

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
OakBrook

9:00am

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
Kent

9:00am

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
Grand A-B-C

9:00am

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
Essex

9:00am

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
Spring

9:30am

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

9:30am

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

10:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

10:00am

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
York

10:00am

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
Riverview

10:00am

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
OakBrook

10:00am

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
Kent

10:00am

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
Grand A-B-C

10:00am

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
Essex

10:00am

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
Spring

11:00am

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
Grand D-E-F

11:00am

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
York

11:00am

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
Riverview

11:00am

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
OakBrook

11:00am

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 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kent

11:00am

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 11:00am - 12:00pm
Grand A-B-C

11:00am

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 →


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

11:00am

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
Spring

12:00pm

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