Phil Sloves is an actor, singer, dancer, and business owner based in NYC. He holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Montclair State University. He was last seen on Broadway in SpongeBob SquarePants the Musical as a Swing and an Understudy for Patrick Star and Mr. Krabs. Regionally, he has performed all over the country playing roles such as Lonny Barnett (Rock of Ages), Marcellus Washburn (The Music Man), Billy Lawlor (42nd Street), William Barfee (Speling Bee), among many others. He owns Actor Reboot, a one-stop audition shop, which specializes in helping performers get in audition shape with headshots, resumes, and audition coaching, along with tap dance coaching. Follow him on instagram/tiktok @philsloves and @actorreboot.
For Ages 8 and up.
Alexandra Williamson was awarded the Meg Hunt Artist In Residence at the Wrangell Mountains Center, in the Wrangell- St. Elias National Park, Alaska for the summer of 2021. She has taught and performed at the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival and the Alaska Folk Festival. Alexandra attended Montclair State University, receiving a BFA in Dance and a minor in Musical Theatre. As a child, she studied Irish dancing with the Davis Academy. Alexandra attended the Morris County Academy Visual and Performing Arts High School. While at AVPA, she was encouraged to integrate modern and contemporary dance with traditional Irish step dancing. Alexandra currently dances for several companies, including Darrah Carr Dance, Champagne Fountain Dance Company, Karen Gayle, Emotions Physical Theatre, Jennifer Chin, and Moe-tion Dance Theatre. Alexandra and has taught Horton at Steps on Broadway, the School at Steps, Peridance Capezio Center, the Joffrey Ballet School, Kean University, and Bergen Performing Arts Center.. Alexandra has performed on the TODAY Show and Good Morning America. She has toured internationally and is on faculty at Hofstra University.
This fun and upbeat class will consist of studies to stretch and strengthen different areas of the body. Many of the beginning level studies which are taught will include flat backs, primitive squat, lateral stretches, release swings, leg swings, deep lunges, and T positions. Leave class feeling that dance buzz!
For Ages 7 and up.
Saturday, November 12th
1:00pm to 2:00pm (Ages 7+)
2:00pm to 3:30pm (Ages 10+)
Alexandra Williamson teachers Modern Dance Workshop in Rutherford, NJ.
Danielle O’Connor began dancing at the age of two and has not stopped since. She went on to receive her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Rider University, where she studied dancing, singing and acting. Danielle has studied all styles of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop, and musical theatre. Danielle began assistant teaching at a dance studio at the age of 14 and started teaching her own classes at the age of 17. She has shared her love of dance with students of all levels ranging in ages from 4 to adult.
Danielle’s favorite performance credits include: Bebe (A Chorus Line), Minnie (Hello Dolly!), Lucy (Bright Star), and Gertie (Oklahoma!). She was recently nominated for Best Supporting Performer by BroadwayWorld for her performance in "Hello Dolly!"
For Ages 6 and up.
Saturday, October 15th
1:0pm to 2:30pm (6+)
2:30pm to 4:00pm (10+)
Danielle O'Connor teaches Musical Theatre Dance Workshop in Rutherford, NJ.
Darius is a Broadway and TV/film New York Based actor, singer, dancer, and instructor.
A New Jersey native, Darius has always been in love with the performing arts since his freshman year of high school. He turned down sports for tap shoes and has no regrets! Performing and inspiring the youth is his passion.
Darius has performed at numerous professional regional houses across the United States and has acted on TV, and short films and commercials in the NYC area.
Some of his past credits include; TV: Guest Star-Power: Book II (Ghost), Co Star-Modern Love, and Guest Star-The Last O.G. Broadway: AIN’T TOO PROUD, OFF Broadway: the world premiere of Clueless the Musical (Signature Theatre Off-Broadway), West Side Story (Guthrie Theatre), Scottsboro Boys (Theatre Raleigh), Fences (Delaware Rep), Dreamgirls (CFRT), and the world premiere of I'll Be Home For Christmas (Arvada Center).
Darius received his BFA in Musical Theatre and minor in Computer science from Montclair State University and is loving the real world!
For Ages 8 and up.
Sunday, September 25th.
3:00pm to 4:30pm
For Adults. All levels are welcome! Basic ability to learn choreography is needed for this routine.
Sunday, September 18th.
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Email NOSA54@gmail.com for more information and to register!
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194 Park Ave. Rutherford, NJ
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