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Teddy Forance

Teddy Forance is a 4th generation dancer growing up in his family’s studio, The Hackworth School of Performing Arts in Easthampton, MA. He is an Emmy-nominated choreographer & has performed with countless dancers & performers including Mia Michaels, Celine Dion, Janet Jackson, Dancing With the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, The Academy Awards, Florence + The Machine, Kylie Minogue, Julianne Hough, & Kenny Wormwald, as well as being a lead dancer on Cirque du Soleil’s Delirium tour. Along with being a world-wide touring faculty member of JUMP Dance Convention, he is a founding member of Shaping Sound Company and a co-founder of Generation IV Dance. He starred in Oxygen’s reality T.V. show All the Right Moves and co-produced & starred in a dance documentary film, Movement One.

 Chantel Aguirre

Chantel Aguirre trained with San Francisco Ballet, The Dance Company of SF and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has performed with San Francisco Ballet, Cedar Lake, Soul Escape, Lunge Dance Collective, Tayeh Dance, Shaping Sound and Still Motion. She has worked with Beyonce, Adele, Florence and the Machine, The Goo Goo Dolls, Taylor Swift, Ceelo Green, Christina Perri, Panic at the Disco, and Chris Brown. TV credits: Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, the Academy Awards, VMA’s, AMA’s, MACY’s Passport, Billboard Music Awards, Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, BET Awards, GLEE, X Factor, Good Christian Belles, Two and a Half Men and  Mad Men. She tours with NUVO Dance Convention.


Michael Keefe

Michael Keefe trained from an early age  in Massachusetts where he was a featured dancer with The Massachusetts Youth Ballet.  A diverse, competition dancer, Mike won numerous individual titles including “Mr. Headliner”. He went on to expand his training at NYU’s Tisch School for the Performing Arts. In addition to performing Mike has gained acclaim as a choreographer, has held multiple teaching positions across the country and was a judge for Hall of Fame Dance Competitions. His professional credits include dancing with recording artist JoJo, performing at the New York City Fringe Festival and being a featured soloist in Rhythmic Circus’ Feet Don’t Fail Me Now. He was a featured tap dancer at the 2005 Presidential Inauguration Celebration & the off Broadway show, Mike Minery & Friends. He is a member of Bad Boys of Dance and a featured performer in Rock the Ballet.

Channing Cooke

Channing Cooke grew up in Havervill, MA where she trained under Karla Pattavina. She debuted on So You Think You Can Dance as a top twenty contestant and then went on to perform alongside Neil Patrick Harris at the 42nd Annual Academy Awards. Some of her other TV credits include American Idol, where she performed with Rihanna, The X Factor with Jeese J, So You Think You Can Dance with Jennifer Lopez, the American Music Awards, All The Right Moves, Shake It Up, Austin & Ally, Two and A Half Men and Movement One documentary. She currently teaches throughout North America and is dancing with Shaping Sound Company.


Nick Bass

Nick Bass is originally from Nashville, Tennessee. He has spent most of his career in Los Angeles, CA.  Nick worked with Michael Jackson, Usher, Justin Timberlake, Janet Jackson, NeYo, Beyonce, Ciara, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Omarion, Nelly Furtado, Kylie Minogue, Jamie Foxx, Chris Brown, Prince, Neyo, Boa, Madonna and many others.  Nick has performed multiple times on the Grammy’s, MTV Video Music Awards, American Music Awards, BET Awards, and The Dove awards.  He has performed on and at the Superbowl, the NBA Allstar game, Saturday Night Live, Will & Grace, TRL, The View, Good Morning America, Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Ellen, 106th and Park, Showtime at the Apollo, The Soultrain, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, X-Factor,  American Idol, and So You Think You Dance. He has performed and choreographed on Dancing with the Stars. He has toured the world with artists like Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson, both of which he was an additional choreographer. He was in rehearsals with Michael Jackson for his sold out show This Is It.  Nick can be seen in the 2009 This Is It documentary.

Nick Anthony

Nick Anthony is an artist, entrepreneur, and educator, originally from Southampton, MA. He grew up dancing at his family’s studio, the Hackworth School of Performing Arts. He works as a dancer, actor, singer, and model and his credits span from film, tv, and music videos to commercials, web/internet shows, and live stage performances/shows. A few of his favorites include Movement One: A Dance Documentary, Arrested Development, Real Life: The Musical, GAP, and Disney. Nick was also a featured choreographer on Season 3 of Lifetime’s “Dance Moms.” and recently worked alongside Anze Skrube as his assistant in putting together violin and Youtube sensation Lindsey Stirling’s “Shatter Me” world tour. Nick has been the Executive Director of Generation IV Dance as well as on their faculty.  Nick regularly teaches at Liv’ Art Dance Studio in North Hollywood and the Millennium Dance Complex.