Lyrical Contemporary Fusion with Kyle Ponte
Tuesday, July 28th 1-2:30pm
Wednesday, July 29th 1-2:30pm
Kyle Ponte has been teaching, dancing, and modeling internationally for many years. His training began in the small town of Westport, MA to then eventually reside in Los Angeles, CA where he furthered his growth. Kyle trained under Shannon Mather at Mather Dance Company for a few years working with top choreographers in the industry. He holds numerous first place national titles/choreography awards on both the east coast and west coast. Most recently he has been repeatedly contracted to work in Shanghai, China with well known luxury brands. Kyle has worked a private event in Beijing for Bulgari featuring super model Bella Hadid. Additionally Kyle has been hired to work in numerous public events for Cartier, most notably a holiday commercial as well an event with singer Alicia Keys. Also performed at an Adidas campaign event featuring super model Karlie Kloss. He has worked as a performer at Disneyland in California and also made it to The Academy on SYTYCD Season 14. Kyle currently is the artistic director of Dance Fusion and enjoys teaching the next generation of dancers what he has learned!
Commerical Jazz/Acro with Michelle Spang
Thursday, August 22nd
Michelle Spang was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA when she began dancing at the young age of 3. It was clear at a young age that Michelle’s passions in life were to dance, perform, and teach which she is now making a career out of what she loves to do. Michelle decided to move west fall of 2013 when she became a member of the prestigious Mather dance company. She spent a year training intensely with some of the most sought out choreographers in the world. During this busy year, she also traveled as an advanced assistant for Artist Simply Human dance convention. She then proceeded to book her first professional job at age 19, as a dancer in Talia Favias dance company “The Difference Between”. Michelle brings a lot of versatility to the table, specializing in all forms of dance, tumbling and acrobatics. Michelle is the Junior Competition Team Instructor for Studio 19 (featured on Dance Moms and Abby Lee Dance Company's rival!). She’s looking forward to sharing her love for the art of teaching across the country!