Diana Bustos

Diana earned her B.A. in Art and Urban Education from Santa Clara University, where she studied jazz, modern and Afro-Haitian dance. Diana has called Portland home since 2011 and is grateful to participate in this city’s vibrant dance community.

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Samantha Campbell
Samantha Campbell

Samantha Campbell is from Salt Lake City, Utah. She attended the University of Utah as a Ballet major and graduated with a B.F.A. in May 2007. She was a member of Utah Ballet for three years while at the University, danced with Alabama Ballet…

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Kim Choeychan

Kim is originally from Eugene, Oregon where she fell in love with dancing at a young age. Kim earned her Bachelor of Arts in dance from the University or Oregon in 2014.

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Jason Davis

Jason began his dance training with Mary-Beth Cabana at Ballet Arts in Tucson and at the age of fifteen, he joined the Universal Ballet Academy (Kirov Academy) under the direction of Oleg Vinogradov. In 1992, Jason joined the San Francisco Ballet School and after one year, joined the company, dancing for eleven seasons…

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Michelle Davis formerly San Fran Ballet
Michelle Davis

A native of Dallas, Texas, Michelle trained and performed with the Dallas Ballet from 1983 to 1989. She joined the San Francisco Ballet School in 1989 and the San Francisco Ballet in 1991. She danced with the San Francisco Ballet for nine years with one year abroad dancing in Copenhagen with the Royal Danish Ballet.

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Mariecella Devine

One of Portland’s most popular Hip Hop dance teachers, Mariecella Devine, teaches an enticing combination of dance moves with her own signature style. She has taught Hip Hop in the Portland Metro area for over twenty years.

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Selina DiPronio

Selina DiPronio graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance Performance, with a focus on modern dance.

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Tracey Durbin

Tracey started dancing professionally at the age of four. After studying years of piano, theater and ballet at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, Tracey moved to Los Angeles where she studied ballet with Stanley Holden, jazz with Luigi (the innovator of the world’s first jazz technique).

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Izzy Holmes

Isabel Holmes started her dance career at the age of 3 in Southern California where she grew up. Izzy trained at the pre-professional studio The Performing Arts Center, completing advanced levels of ballet, tap, jazz, modern and hip hop with the PAC staff as well as professional guest choreographers including Marguerite Derricks, Nathan Provost and Jane Lanier.

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Kody Jauron

Kody Jauron hails from Phoenix, Arizona where he began his formal dance instruction at age 15 with Andrew Needhammer. Shortly after, Kody furthered his pre-professional studies with…

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Tracy Julias

Born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Tracy Julias trained at the esteemed Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary and gained considerable early experience with the Carlisle Project…

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Ella Matweyou

Born and raised in Akron, OH, Ella Matweyou has been a dancer since the age of eight, studying primarily ballet, modern, and jazz at The Dance Institute of the University of Akron. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with Research Distinction from The Ohio State University with a BFA in Dance (concentrating on Performance & Education) and a minor in English.

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Lindsey McGill

Lindsey McGill was born in Houston, Texas. She began her formal dance training under Elizabeth and Rosemary Molak in Orange County, California and continued training at the Houston Ballet Academy under the direction of Ben Stevenson, Clara Cravey and Priscilla Nathan Murphy. Since graduating from Houston Ballet Academy, Lindsey has worked with…

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Morgan Moore

Morgan Moore brings over 25 years of experience in movement. She started dance training in high school and trained actively until completing a BA in Dance and Arts and Letters from Portland State University in 1991.

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Faith Morrison

Faith Morrison was born in the tundra of Alaska and raised in the Rocky Mountains of Montana. She received her MFA in Dance at the University of Oregon in 2015, and her BA in Dance and Mathematics from the University of Montana in 2010.

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Franco Nieto

Franco Nieto was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington. Franco was an athlete playing football for seven years before making his choice to dance. Franco began his training at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, and Columbia Dance, later studying under Tracey Durbin as a student and an assistant in Portland. Franco graduated from…

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