MEET OUR TEAM OF MENTORS
Hip Hop · Jazz Funk
Nathan Cherry is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher hailing from Orlando, Florida. Nathan's primary focus lies in Hip Hop and Street Styles foundations and choreography. His talent has taken him across various stages, both live and on film, from his hometown in Florida to the vibrant city of Los Angeles. He has graced live performances alongside celebrated musicians such as Nicky Jam, Ozuna, Maluma, Farruko, Camilo, and Jordan Fisher. In addition to live stage work, Nathan has also made a mark in the corporate world through his industrial performances. Renowned brands and organizations such as Amway, Orlando City Soccer, Orlando Magic, Paul Mitchell, Supercuts, and the Food Network have enlisted his talent to elevate their events and promotions. Nathan's versatility have extended to the realm of film and television. He has made multiple appearances on the hit ABC network's show "Queens,” was showcased in Universal Pictures' "Praise This," and will appear in the newest “Descendents: Rise of Red.” His remarkable journey reached new heights when he landed a spot in the top 12 of season 16 of the highly acclaimed dance competition, "So You Think You Can Dance." Nathan Cherry's dedication and passion have made him a force to be reckoned with in the dance world. From his early beginnings in Orlando to performing alongside renowned artists, his unwavering commitment to his craft has propelled him to incredible heights as he continues to evolve as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher.
Contemporary · Jazz
Born and raised in NYC, Nicky Delaney started in the industry when he was 12 years old. He attended LaGuardia Highschool before moving to California to train under Shannon Mather at Mather Dance Company. Nicky’s choreography has been featured on televisions shows for Nickelodeon and Fox, and his performance credits include the Disney Channel, Kelly Clarkson, Derek Hough, Warner Brothers, ABC, NBC, FX, FOX, HBO, Red Lobster, and Tiger Schulmann’s Martial Arts. Most recently, Nicky appeared on both SYTYCD and Americas Got Talent as a solo act. Following in the footsteps of his mentors Blake Mcgrath, Shannon Mather, Nicole Smith, Sabrina Philip, and Tommy Bracco… Nicky wants to share his knowledge with the next generation of dancers looking to branch into the industry.
Fusion · Contemporary
Nazear Brown signed to Clear Talent Group was born and raised in New Bern, North Carolina. He was selected to be part of the inaugural class of the CLI Conservatory where he later was one of five dancers to be personally chosen to join the CLI Professional Company under the direction of Teddy Forance! Performance credits include works by Tyce Diorio, Brian Nicholson, Kirsten Russell, Spenser Theberge, Jermaine Spivey, Jacob Jonas, Mike Tyus, Micaela Taylor, and Ethan Colangelo. If you are looking to take a dance class with choreography that is fresh, unique, and emotionally driven hop online to CLI Studios where you can take Nazear’s classes anytime, anywhere.
Jazz · Hip Hop · Lyrical
Ryan Williamson is from Saint Simons Island, GA and is currently signed with MSA Talent Agency (Los Angeles). Growing up as a competitive dancer he traveled for several years as a faculty assistant for “The Pulse on Tour” as an Elite Protégé as well as Revel Dance Convention under the direction of Frank Musso where in 2018, he was awarded the honor of PRO-Reveler of the Year. Ryan’s unique style requires athleticism and stamina, while his choreography blends technique with grooves emphasizing performance quality, accents and playing with musicality. He is represented by Crawford Modeling Agency (New York) and has been featured in films such as “Knights of Swing” (2023) and “Step Aside” (2024). Additional performance credits include Janet Jackson, Derek Hough, Coffey Andersen, and Gor Yepremyan to name a few.
Ballet · Tap
Mauricio Fernandez is originally from Mexico where he received his early training at Estudio de Danza Antoinette de Puebla. To further his dance education abroad he attended, on full scholarship, the Boston Ballet School, Orlando Ballet, Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet in New York City, Idyllwild Arts Academy, City Ballet of Iowa and Milwaukee Ballet. He has performed with several ballet companies including Compania de Danza Antoinette in Mexico, Inland Pacific Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Western Chicago Ballet, Hinsdale Ballet Theatre, Springfield Ballet, DanceWest Ballet, Albany Berkshire Ballet, Kentucky Ballet Theatre and the Chicago Repertory Ballet. Mauricio is a Tap Gold medalist at Confederacion Inter-Americana de Profesionales de la Danza (CIAD), Intrancefest Tec de Monterrey and received first overall at several international dance competitions. He was a semifinalist in the Spotlight Awards of the Music Center of Los Angeles in 2012 and of the Youth America Grand Prix in 2015. In 2013 Mauricio received the Youth of Mexico Award for his achievements in the arts and has been recognized by AGMA as an Artist of Extraordinary Ability. In 2018 Mauricio relocated to the Chicago area and decided to further his tap dance studies with the Chicago Human Rhythm Project “Stone Soup Rhythms” and Tapman Productions. He has taken part of Tap Music Project, CHRP’s Rhythm World Festival and MADD Rhythm’s Chicago Tap Summit and had the privilege to study with tap dance masters such as Dianne “Lady Di” Walker, Sam Weber, Brill Barret, Sarah Reich, Daniel Borak, Star Dixon, Nico Rubio, Martin Dumas, Jason Janas, Charles Renato, Ted Louis Levy among others. Most recently, Mauricio was an Apprentice of the CHRP’s Stone Soup Rhythms Tap Company in 2019, a company dancer with Teater Vanemuine’s Ballet in Estonia for their 2020-2021 season and a Guest Artist with South Chicago Dance Theatre for their 2021-2022 season.
Fusion · Contemporary · Jazz
Andrew Mulet, a Miami native, obtained his BFA in Commercial Dance from Pace University. His love for movement is encompassed by his diverse background and versatile training. Andrew’s credits include MTV’s VMAs with Dove Cameron, The MET Gala, Fire Island Dance Festival, Freddie Falls in Love and more. Most recently, he joined Soul Project Dance Company - a NYC-based performance group curated by Candace Brown. In addition to his continued performance career, he has had the honor of presenting work as a finalist at the Young Choreographer’s Festival, the YoungArts Foundation, and the Capezio A.C.E. Awards. Andrew is thrilled to share his passion for dance, and looks forward to sharing space with other creative minds.
Jazz Funk · Hip Hop · Heels
Rumer Noel was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and started dancing at a very early age. She grew up dancing at Kitty Carter’s Dance Factory, where she was making her mark as a young dancer. Once she graduated high school, she went on to become a dance major at the University of Arizona. Rumer was able to graduate from UofA in three years with honors and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Now, Rumer is living in Los Angeles, and is signed with Bloc Talent Agency. She has had the opportunity to work alongside amazing talents in various award shows and music videos such as The Chainsmokers, Katy Perry, Jon Secada, Todrick Hall, and K. Michelle, just to name a few. You might have seen Rumer and her choreography on season 6 of Lifetime's hit show Dance Moms. Since the show, Rumer now teaches at IDA Hollywood and the EDGE in Los Angeles. Rumer also dances and choreographs for Dance Moms' star Mackenzie Ziegler, and another rising artist, Johnny Orlando. Rumer will continue to grow throughout her journey as a dancer/choreographer while following the path to success, wherever it may take her.
Amanda Treiber, former principal dancer with New York Theatre Ballet, has been featured in masterworks by Sir Frederick Ashton, Merce Cunningham, Agnes DeMille, José Limón, Jerome Robbins, and Antony Tudor. Amanda holds a BFA from Florida State University, is STOTT Pilates certified, and currently on faculty at the New York Theatre Ballet School. Having taught master classes across the United States, her classes are based on the Cecchetti syllabus with focus on proper alignment, rhythm & musicality, simplicity of style, and ease of movement. Amanda’s choreographic debut “Wind-Up” with music by Ryan Anthony Francis premiered in NYTB’s Lift Lab Live in April 2021, and received critical acclaim. Additionally, Amanda has been awarded a NY City Artist Corp grant and attended a choreographic residency at Sky Hill Farm Studio. Amanda’s work celebrates collaboration across art forms. She has collaborated with composers Phyllis Chen, Lauren Vandervelden and Chilean bassist Manuel Figueroa-Bolvarán. Her newest work, “Sideslip,” was created in 2023 in collaboration with visual artist Marcy Rosenblat for the 10th Anniversary of CounterPointe in Brooklyn, NY. Dance Enthusiast said “Witnessing the blending and melding of people and art was an unforgettable experience, one that left a lasting impression on the audience.” Amanda has originated roles in premieres by Richard Alston, Gemma Bond, Nicolo Fonte, Antonia Franceschi, and Pam Tanowitz with additional performance credits including Gemma Bond Dance, Co•Lab Dance, David Gordon’s Pick Up Performance Company, Tom Gold Dance, on television in FX’s Pose, and in Park Avenue Armory's production of De Materie. Other honors include performing in the 11th Annual Classical Ballet Gala in Managua, Nicaragua, 15th Festival Internacional de Ballet de Trujillo, as well as the ribbon cutting ceremony for Blake's Barn at Jacob's Pillow.
Contemporary · Jazz Funk
Hannah Block is a professional dancer, choreographer, and previous studio owner from Edmond, Oklahoma. She has been training and performing as a dancer since the age of 3 and has been choreographing pieces for studios and events around the country starting at age 15. She is a graduate from Theatre Arts Preparatory School in Las Vegas and is signed with Go2Talent Agency out of LA. She was also the owner & founder of Block 16 Dance Co in Oklahoma, where she led her team to 15 national championships in just 6 years. You can now find her alumni training at some of the most prestigious dance schools/programs in the country. Hannah is a big believer in ‘practice what you preach’, which she continues to show as she dedicates her life to train other dancers, but also takes opportunities to dance for herself. She is excited to continue to leave her impact on the dance industry with her love of dance and passion for teaching & choreographing!
Ballet · Improv
April Wexelman is a respected instructor, coach, and choreographer. She currently works for Youth American Grand Prix as the Social Media Director, & as a Semi-Final Coordinator and Teacher. She is also a judge and teacher on Convention for Dance Masters of America. She has also taught at: Beyer Ballet Academy, The Rock Center for Dance, Master Ballet Academy, Westlake School for the Performing Arts, UNLV, Las Vegas School for the Performing Arts, Jacksonville University, Douglas Anderson School for the Performing Arts, LaVilla School for the Performing Arts and Nevada Ballet. April is originally from Los Angeles. There she was a California Arts Scholar, trained two years with Houston Ballet Academy, and also with Kirov Academy in Washington DC. She has performed lead roles in Swan Lake, La Bayadere, Stars and Stripes, and The Nutcracker. She danced with Malibu Ballet, Conejo Civic Ballet, Phyzix Dance, and F13RCE Dance Theatre as well as commercial work with Dick Clark Productions. She has an undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University and is a graduate from Jacksonville University with her Masters of Fine Arts in Dance and Choreography. She is also certified in Mat Pilates and Pilates for Ballet Dancers. Her students have vaulted into professional careers all over the world. Many of her students fill the ranks of major ballet companies including: Houston Ballet, Ballet Met, Hubbard Street, The Royal Danish Ballet training program, SAB, and San Francisco Ballet. Students under her tutelage have had wonderful success at YAGP including: Hope Award, Studio Award, Choreography Awards, and 1st place ensembles. 1st place duets, and Top 12, Top 3, across multiple categories at multiple YAGP Finals.
Hip Hop · Fusion · Jazz Funk
Halle Pitman is a dancer and TikTok star, best known as a member of the social-media content creator trio The Pitman Sisters. From Jacksonville, Florida, their collaborative TikTok account, thepitmansisters, has gained over 3million followers and more than 139.3 million hearts. Halle has dance competitively for over 17 years and has been dancing professionally for 7 years. Currently on faculty with Kaos Dance Convention, Halle has worked alongside Dicks Sporting Goods, Jean-Victor Mackie, Mya Angelise, Nick Bencivengo, Dexter Carr, Ysabelle Caps, Kelly Sweeney, Rumer Noel, Kris Terry, and Dae-Dae Coleman to name a few. Halle is signed to UTA Beverly Hills & managed by Range Media.
Commercial Jazz · Contemporary
Lizzie Clark is an award-winning choreographer, educator, and performer. Her work has been commissioned and acknowledged worldwide for her unique style and approach to her craft. With a creative voice and signature teaching style, she has helped create a culture of authenticity and excellence within the dance community. She is passionate about encouraging each dancer to create from their story and find a deeper sense of self-worth through movement. Some of Lizzie’s credits include works airing on Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, Brett Young, Little Big Town, and performing with CirqueDreams. She also creates and develops dance curricula for middle school public education after-school dance programs under the non-profit Fine Arts Matter. She is currently a faculty member at Millennium Dance Complex Nashville and enjoys meeting dancers nationwide. Lizzie feels extremely blessed to be a voice of influence and encouragement as she continues to perform, teach, judge, and choreograph.
While faculty is subject to change AND NEVER GUARANTEED FOR ANY SPECIFIC CITY, we will always provide a high level of education by OUR STAFF IN ATTENDANCE including some very special guests along the way!!!
Jazz · Fusion
Contemporary · Hip Hop
Musical Theatre · Lyrical
Ballet · Hip Hop