3 Master Classes - Saturday October 17th! - The Dance Collective

3 Master Classes – Saturday October 17th!

Returning to the Dance Collective for a special master class day are Alex Nordin, Skye Mattox, and Dante Adela! Price for each class is noted below. For $150 you can take all 3! For more information or to sign up please contact us!

Alex Nordin

Alex Nordin

10a-2p: Alex Nordin, Jazz, $75
Alex is absolutely jazzed to be back with his friends at The Dance Collective! Fresh from a production of Chicago in Phoenix, AZ, Alex began studying the art of musical theatre as a child, and began performing professionally since the age of 17, first starting in the Florida theatre circuit. After graduating from Flagler College with a degree in public relations and advertising, he relocated to New York City and resumed his musical theatre career in the Big Apple. Alex has performed around the United States in productions of The Rocky Horror Show Live, Singin’ in the Rain, West Side Story, The Fantasticks, Footloose, and Oklahoma. He has danced at some of New York City’s most iconic theatres and jazz venues, sharing the stage with Tony, Grammy, Olivier and Emmy Award Winners.

Alex has trained extensively in stylistic work, especially the Fosse Style, and has been seen in productions of Chicago the Musical around the U.S. Further performance credits include, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Hello, Dolly starring Sally Struthers, White Christmas, Crazy for You, Fiddler on the Roof, and several roles in Film and Television. He also serves as an international dance tutor for the American Musical Theatre Academy of London.

Skye Mattox

Skye Mattox

As an associate choreographer, he has worked on productions of West Side Story, Shrek, Seussical the Musical, and White Christmas. Alex’s work has bridged the worlds of theatre, dance, and fashion, as a featured dancer and creative consultant for Hèrmes of Paris.

2:15p-4:15p: Skye Mattox, Broadway, $50
Skye is currently in the Broadway revival of On The Town where she appears onstage every night in the ensemble as well as understudies the role of Ivy Smith. She made her Broadway debut in the revival of West Side Story when she was 18 years old, and has been in numerous shows at City Center’s Encores! series. Skye can also be seen in the second season of NBC’s TV series Smash.

4:30p-6:30p: Dante Adela, Ballet, $50

Dante Adela

Dante Adela

Dante Adela studied ballet and modern dance at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center after studying for five months at the Lou Conti Dance Studio (home of the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago) where he started. After a year at AADC he then got accepted to study at the North Carolina School of the Arts under full scholarship. After finishing school he danced with US ballet companies such as Orlando Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, NY Metropolitan Opera, and Cedar Lake Dance. In the UK, with the Scottish American Ballet and Northern Ballet Theater. He recently finished a world tour with Cirque Du Soliel’s “Dralion” as the lead character “Yao” (fire element) and can be seen in the film Across the Universe. He’s also done guest appearances with many dance companies. He’s happy to be guesting with The Dance Collective.

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