Paige Tamarkin was born and raised in Chicago, IL where she started her dance training when she was 3 years old. She grew up training in all styles of dance, as well as acting and singing. After moving to Gilbert in 2005, Paige continued her performance training as a competitive dancer. She began her professional performing career in 2009, when she auditioned and was cast in two off-broadway productions, High School Musical and Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Soon after, she attended the University of Arizona, where she continued her studies in dance, theatre, and voice. Paige is a three year graduate from the College of Fine Arts at the U of A, one of the foremost dance and acting university programs in the United States. During her time at the U of A, she was given the opportunity to write & perform in her own show. She also stage managed at local theaters, and learned everything, from managing to directing, building, writing, and marketing. Miss Tamarkin has trained numerous dancers whom are scholarship recipients for top dance programs, BFA dance majors at highly esteemed universities, have performing contracts, and are working professionally in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. She is back in Gilbert, directing her own competitive dance company, choreographing award-winning numbers, and running her beautiful facility, Full Out Performance Dance Company. She takes the utmost pride in providing her students with an inspirational, happy, knowledgable, and fun home to dance.
Hip Hop & Full Out Crew
Anthony Cordova was born and raised in Coolidge, Arizona and has been dancing for 10+ years. He founded United Dance Company in 2009 and from there, created The Exiles hip hop crew in 2017. Anthony has competed around the USA in top tier competitions, including: World of Dance, HHI, & Season 3 of NBC’s World of Dance starting Jennifer Lopez. He now strives to teach the youth not only dance, but instill good character. When he’s not dancing he is spending time with his wife Stephanie and English Bulldog Meatball!
Jazz & Lyrical Progressions
Rhonda Sevey’s professional work includes choreography for the Warner Brothers / Disney Channel feature film, “Wish Upon a Star,” the PBS television special, “John Tesh, Live at Red Rocks,” “Star Search,” and the Renaissance Films “Point Blank” talk show pilot. Her teaching credits include Chicago National Dance Masters, Studio 225 in Zurich, Switzerland, National Dance Camp, (Director), the Tanzsommer Festival in Innsbruck, Austria, and master classes in studios and schools across the nation. Adjudication work includes Odyssey Talent Competitions, Starlight Productions, LA Dance Magic, and KAR Competitions. Rhonda owned and directed the nationally recognized Utah Academy Dance Studios for 20 years; producing students who consistently received scholarships and performing contracts worldwide. Rhonda has been directing Nexus Dance Conventions and Competitions for the past 13 years; an education and performance platform designed to motivate dancers from the inside out.
Kenny Jezek has been tapping most of his adult life, is a master level tapper and has tapped with and trained under some of the very best in the business including Gregory Hines, Sammy Davis Jr., Hinton Battle, Fayard Nicholas, Howard Nicholas, Benny Smith, Glen Shipley, Paul DeRolf and Tony Capola. He has performed in the Los Angeles Companies of “42nd. Street” (1984) and “Cats” (1985). He has taught master level tap and jazz classes throughout the U.S. and Europe (Germany and France). Kenny is well versed in many different styles of tap from Broadway to the streets of New Orleans. He focuses on training students in the fundamentals and then teaching his students how to put their own “signatures” on their tap making it uniquely their own. His way of teaching lends itself to moving students into the vastly popular area of improvisational, or street tap where people can really express themselves while still maintaining a healthy emphasis on entertaining audiences with tap. Being extremely well versed in Jazz, Tap, Lyrical and period dancing he can add movement and entertaining dancing to just about any production, be it theatre, television or film. Kenny also holds black belts in several different martial arts styles, which allows him to choreograph exciting stage fights too.
Valerie Lowery has been a certified Tumbling, Acrobatics and Dance Teacher. Several of her certifications are in the Rozanas Method of Acrobatics, and Cecchetti Method of Ballet. She has been teaching for over 35 years and has owned 3 dance studios. She has taught and trained numerous dancers and tumblers who have gone on to have successful dance and or teaching careers of their own. Her daughter Ashley Valerio from 5th Season So You Think You can dance, was trained in Acrobatics and Tumbling by her. Trained to teach by: Vera Ronnie Broaddus (Dancer from Royal Academy of Dance of England). Gymala Brooks her daughter. Peter Vidmar (1984 2x Gold Medal Winner and is the highest scoring American gymnast in Olympic history).Clark Gangwish (Taught many World Champions, Acro and tumbling) and many more.
Turns/Dance Team Prep
Kaitlyn Conley began dancing at age 2 and has trained extensively in jazz, ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, tap and ballroom, under many teachers, including: Natasha Louis and Slawomir Wozniak from Master Ballet Academy. Kaitlyn earned the title of JUMP’S “Senior National Female VIP Winner” at age 16, and began touring with Break the Floor Productions all over the US, as the main demonstrator & assistant to top choreographers in the industry. While earning her degree in Business Law at ASU, Kaitlyn enjoyed dancing for the school’s nationally ranked, two-time UCI World Jazz Champion and top 3 in the country dance team. She performed for numerous events including the XLXI Super Bowl pre-game and half-time show. As the team’s choreography captain, Kaitlyn choreographed for college football and basketball halftime performances and ASU’s jazz routines for Varsity’s UDA College Dance Team Nationals and UCI Worlds Competitions. After graduation, she continued as the competition coach and choreographer for ASU’s dance team. Kaitlyn is now a UDA Master Class instructor teaching at various high school and college dance team camps around the country. She is a Varsity Pro faculty member, Varsity’s new exciting branch for NFL/NBA Pro cheerleaders/dancers. Kaitlyn travels throughout the United States, Canada and Costa Rica teaching master classes, judging and setting award-winning choreography for various dance competitions/conventions, competitive dance studios, high school dance teams, University dance teams, and NBA dance teams. Kaitlyn is currently beginning her 3rd season as the head coach of the NBA Phoenix Suns Dancers!
Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Andrew started his training at 17 years old after growing up as a competitive swimmer. He first began his training at Jeanne’s School of Dance and Arizona Youth Ballet in Phoenix Arizona, where he was then accepted and attended the summer intensive programs with Ballet Arizona and Chicago Ballet. Andrew then graduated from the University of Arizona’s School of Dance with a BFA. After graduation, he then worked professionally as a dancer with Celebrity Cruise Line. Andrew has taught and choreographed for studios and companies across the valley, with pieces winning top awards. Andrew is still currently dancing and excited to share his passion with his students!
Hip Hop & Breaking
Chris "IKA" Sagayo is a dancer/choreographer who specializes in hip hop/ breaking movements. He has been all over the world teaching unique breaking/dynamic movement techniques. His choreography is versed with hard hitting movements as well as unique foundational techniques. He has industry experience dancing in Vegas as part of the Steve Wyrick show, SYTYCD, performing with ABDC's Elektrolytes, and touring around the world with the Global Block hip hop diplomacy program. As an instructor, IKA has taught all around the world as well as the Valley of Phoenix. He is very passionate about mentoring as well as empowering students to create, inspire, and follow their own goals and dreams, through his teaching methods and motivation.