Beverly Johnson

(Turns & Leaps, Jazz II)

Beverly is a dancer and choreographer who began her own exploration of dance at the age of 7. She studied classical ballet in Japan for 5 years before coming back to the U.S. and branching out to styles of Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, and Modern. She danced at a number of different studios in California and competed in dance competitions with Kings Dance Center in Hanford, CA. She has won awards for group pieces, as well as “Judge’s Pick” and “Top 10” awards for a Pointe solo in 2006. Her love of dance continued to grow through her adult years. She danced at Mira Costa College while attending her prerequisite studies in Psychology, and has been part of musical performances and showcases at University of California, Irvine. She continues to dance in independent shows and at Mira Costa because she believes a dancer never stops growing and learning. She loves engaging her creativity through choreography as well as creating a positive environment for dancers to thrive and progress. 




Shannon Mueller

(Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Ballet/Jazz Combo, Competition Team)

Shannon Mueller graduated from Chapman University with a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and a Minor in Integrated Educational Studies. She is currently a freelance choreographer as well as a dance teacher. Shannon has won numerous awards for her choreography, which has been seen internationally and worldwide. She was selected as one of Regional Dance America's Emerging Choreographers to attend their annual RDA Craft of Choreography Conference directed by Janis Brenner. She was also chosen to set an original piece at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland for their annual showcase, “The Exhibition”. Shannon’s choreography was also selected and presented at the MixMatch Dance Festival in Santa Monica, CA, the Young Choreographer’s Festival at Symphony Space in New York City, the San Diego International Fringe Festival (2017 and 2018), and the San Diego Dance Showcase at the Lyceum Theater. Shannon enjoys teaching all ages and levels and hopes to inspire each of her students to strive to be no less than their best.



Emma Nossal

(Tap)

Emma has been dancing since the age of 3, training in styles ranging from tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, and contemporary. She received her B.A. in Theatre Arts from California State University, Fullerton in the spring of 2017. She continues to put her dance and theatre training to use, performing professionally throughout Southern California and locally at venues including Moonlight Stage Productions and San Diego Musical Theatre. You can also catch her performing daily in the LEGO Friends show at LEGOLAND California Resort in Carlsbad.




JoJo Vandereb

(Hip-Hop and Competition Hip-Hop)

Jojo started dancing at the young age of 5 years old. When he was 9, he started dancing with a dance studio. Within his first year, he was on a hip hop competing team and continued to do numerous competitions. The past 7 years he has trained specifically in street dance styles abroad. As the co-creator of San Diego's Wild7s Freestyle Krew, he has dedicated his dance to battling and hip hop culture .