CARLY HIGGINS SARGENT
Carly is a 15 year dancer trained at DANL Dance Center located in Margate, FL. She is an experienced competitor and performer and has been seen in things such as the ProBowl Halftime Show in Hawaii, 42nd Street for ClearChannel Miami, and The George Lopez Show. She relocated to Los Angeles after graduating where she was apart and performed with Revelations Dance and Aerial Company, Flirt Entertainment, and taught at multiple dance studios. Carly also toured as a dance assistant to Choreographer Kim Wolfe who is apart of West Coast Dance Explosion, where she traveled and worked with her at conventions and studios all around the United States and Costa Rica for four years. She now resides in South Florida teaching company level Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Tap, and Acrobatics classes. She also specializes in choreographing competition pieces
Lyn grew up in New Jersey and trained at her mother’s dance studio. She relocated to Florida in 2010. Lyn is proficient in all studies of dance and applies her expertise on training dancers as athletes with a focus on turns. She wants her students to understand the mechanics of their body, improve their strength, use their muscles correctly and understand how they work together to create a strong dancer. Lyn is committed to educating herself so that she is better able to educate her students. She continues to attend workshops, conventions, and intensives in order to stay in tune with the current trends and changes within the dance world. She continues to learn techniques to create unique and evolving classes. Her top priority is to reach the next generation through shared love for the art of dance. Lyn studied with such greats as Jacke Sleight, Mia Michaels, Gus Giordano, Joe Tremaine and Frank Hatchett. She has received training in NYC at Broadway Dance Center and Steps as well as in LA at Millenium and The Edge. She is a member of Dance Educators and Dance Masters of America and the American Academy of Ballet.
Ryan is a professional dancer who is currently in his second season with Bad Boys of Ballet where he has toured many countries appearing in their productions of Rock the Ballet, and plays the role of Tybalt in their production of Romeo and Juliet. Previously, Ryan spent two seasons touring nationally with the contemporary ballet company Trey McIntyre Project, dancing the choreography of acclaimed ballet choreographer Trey McIntyre. Ryan earned his BFA from The Juilliard School in 2012 where he studied countless forms of modern technique and many different ballet approaches as well as working with acclaimed choreographers and performing in works by Jose Limon, Mark Morris, Ohad Naharin, and Jerome Robbins to name a few.
Jillian Medero was born and raised in Lake Worth, Florida. She trained at That's Dancing, under the direction of Andrea LaMaina and Michele Walsh, until 2014. She was also a member of Fusion Force Dance Company for 11 years at That's Dancing. She has 18 years of experience as a dancer, as well as many years of competing, winning regional and national competitions/titles. She graduated from Dreyfoos School of the Arts as a dance major in 2014. She had the privilege of working with choreographers such as Margo Sappington, Christopher Huggins, Billy Bell, Alexander Anderson, Jan Hanniford- Goetz, and Rick McCullough. Jillian is currently a Commercial Dance major at Pace University in NYC working towards her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. At Pace so far she has had the honor of working with choreographers such as Rhonda Miller, Dee Caspary, Lauren Gaul, Scott Jovovich, Jason Samuels Smith and more. In the fall she will be starting her senior year. She is excited to be home for the summer teaching and choreographing.