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Faculty

JOHN CRUTCHMAN and ALAN SHERFIELD

JOHN CRUTCHMAN and ALAN SHERFIELD

WCDE founder/executive director | WCDE founder/artistic director

JOHN CRUTCHMAN
WCDE founder/executive director

Academy Awards • Guys and Dolls • Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ • A Chorus Line • Cats National Tour • Asics •Ross• La Cage Aux Folles • Star Search $100,000 Grand Champion • Stompin At The Savoy • NAACP Image Awards • Panache • Celine Dion • Liza Minnelli

ALAN SHERFIELD
WCDE founder/artistic director

Soul Train Music Awards • Cats National Tour • Dirty Dancing Concert Tour • Star Search $100,000 Grand Champion • Reebok • Yamaha • Chevrolet • Royal Caribbean • Siegfried and Roy/Las Vegas • NAACP Image Awards • Luther Vandross • Pointer Sisters

ELIZABETH PARKINSON

ELIZABETH PARKINSON

Twyla Tharp’s Movin Out/Broadway • Fosse/Broadway Original Cast • Western Connecticut State University/faculty • FineLine Theatre Arts/co-director • Astaire Award/Best Dancer on Broadway • Joffrey Ballet/Principle Dancer • Tony Award Nomination/Movin Out • Every Little Step • Romance and Cigarettes • Stay• Donald Byrd • Paul Taylor • Mark Morris

MARISSA OSATO

MARISSA OSATO

ENTITY Dance Company/artistic director • Rihanna • Coldplay • Willow Smith • Ellen DeGeneres Show •collidEdance company • Etude Ensemble • Unity LA • EDGE P.A.C./faculty

KIM WOLFE

KIM WOLFE

American Music Awards • Prince • Ani DiFranco • MTV Awards • Paula Abdul • Nike • Pepsi • Dove Awards • Adidas • Liza Minnelli • Aladdin • Zoe Girl • Tammy Trent

TRE HOLLOWAY

TRE HOLLOWAY

Chris Brown • Nicki Minaj • Will.I.Am • Whitney Houston • Justin Beiber • Robin Thicke • Carly Rae Jepsen • Kylie Minogue • Little Mix • Billboard Music Awards • American Music Awards • Grammy Awards •Academy Awards • American Idol • So You Think You Can Dance • Dancing With The Stars • The Voice •America’s Got Talent • X Factor • Step Up 3D • This Is The End • iPod • Gwen Stefani Tour

ASHLY COSTA

ASHLY COSTA

Dancing With The Stars • Suite Life with Zack and Cody• GMA • LIVE with Regis and Kelly • Odyssey Dance Theater • VH1 Music Awards • Jimmy Kimmel • Larry King • Jonas Brothers • Youth United States 10 Dance Champion • United States Professional Latin Finalist

GEV MANOUKIAN

GEV MANOUKIAN

Whitney Houston • Pink • SYTYCD • Ludacris •American Music Awards • Figure It Out • High School Musical 2 • Ellen Degeneres Show • LeAnn Rimes

PRESTON MUI

PRESTON MUI

Britney Spears • Lady Gaga • Janet Jackson • Nicki Minaj • Black Eyed Peas • Jennifer Lopez • Patti Labelle • John Legend • MTV’s ABDC w/ Fanny Pak • American Idol • Austin & Ally • McDonalds • Old Navy • VMA’s • American Music Awards • Dancing With The Stars

NICK BOWMAN

NICK BOWMAN

Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don’t Fail Me Now/National and International Tours • Caution, Men at Work: TAP/National Tour • Buckets and Tap Shoes/National and International Tours • Disney’s LA Feet • Legends of Tap • Witness: A Tribute to Duke Ellington • Ellen Degeneres Show • Dr. Phil • MN Original • Crash, Bang, Boom! Festival • Slumberland Furniture • Best Buy • Ford • America’s Got Talent

SCOTT MYRICK

SCOTT MYRICK

Katy Perry • Taylor Swift • Selena Gomez • MTV VMAs • Grammys • Billboard Awards • SNL • Dancing With The Stars • American Music Awards • Glee • House • Shake It Up • Katy Perry: Part of Me Movie • Right Shark from the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime show • Lip Sync Battle

IRENE BALAGUE

IRENE BALAGUE

Real Conservatory –Madrid • English National Ballet –London • Miami City Ballet • Ballet Gamonet –Miami • Swan Lake • Giselle • Romeo and Juliet • Etudes,Symphony and C • Serenade • Elegie • Theme and Variation • Ballet Gamonet –Miami

WILL JOHNSTON

WILL JOHNSTON

MFA Dance (University of California, Irvine) • Glee • Entity Contemporary Dance (co-director) • Tayeh Dance • Still • Motion • Soul Escape • collidEdance • Etude Ensemble • Boogiezone Breed • Sigur Ros • Son Lux

EDGAR GODINEAUX

EDGAR GODINEAUX

Michael Jackson • Mariah Carey • Diana Ross • Dancing With The Stars • Glee • Swing • Aida • Dance of the Vampires • Memphis • Flashdance the Musical National Tour • Idlewild featuring Outkast • SYTYCD (Canada) • The Motown 30th Anniversary • Stax Musical-Heart and Soul

EMILY SHOEMAKER MOORMAN

EMILY SHOEMAKER MOORMAN

North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble • Hot Shoe Show festival (Vienna) • Encontro Brasil (Rio De Janeiro) • Tap City • Tap Documentary JUBA • The Core Dance Company • Gregory Hines • Savion Glover

Staff

CHRISTI FIARA

CHRISTI FIARA

Convention Director
ROBIN STENGER

ROBIN STENGER

Managing Director
KURRI ORIZOTTI

KURRI ORIZOTTI

Assistant Convention Director
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