Staci Beene - Jazz, Tap
Amy Forrest - Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop
Jeanne Jacobson -Ballet
A Los Angeles native, Jeanne received her classical ballet training from Westside Ballet, the San Francisco Ballet School, American Ballet Theatre School, and Miami City Ballet School. In 2002, she joined The Sacramento Ballet, quickly garnering soloist roles in George Balanchine’s Stars & Stripes, Ron Cunningham’s The Nutcracker and Romeo& Juliet and the role of “Mischeivous Girl” in David Lichine’s Graduation Ball. A proud member of Actor’s Equity Association, her professional credits also include productions of The Wizard of Oz, Hello, Dolly!, and Hairspray with Sacramento Music Circus as well as work with Melody Films and Universal Pictures. Jeanne is a founding member of the Folsom-based E:motion Dance Ensemble and currently serves as its Assistant Director. She has taught professionally since 2003 and continually lends her support to dance events throughout the Northern California area.
Morgan Hicks - Modern/Contemporary
Morgan Kate Hicks is a California-based dancer, teacher and choreographer. She received her B.A. in Dance from the University of California, San Diego. After completing her degree Morgan moved to NYC where she continued to perform and present work at venues such as Gowanus Loft, The Ailey Citigroup Theater, City Center Studios and Center for Performance Research. As a performer she has danced under the direction of Max Stone, The Next Stage Project, Chris Herde, Miguel Gutierrez, Allyson Green and former Bill T. Jones rehearsal director Eric Geiger.
Morgan first began teaching at the age of sixteen and since then has served as a faculty member at the Academy of Performing Arts – San Diego, UC San Diego Recreation and Dixon Dance Studio. Her style takes movement from the ballet, jazz, modern, and post-modern contemporary canons, emphasizing athleticism, musicality, and a healthy dash of playfulness. Currently, she enjoys creating work that explores joy, celebration, wonder and all things that make us radiate with happiness.
Kiana Hall - Hip Hop