Dynamic
   Motion
        Dance
            Academy
 
44021 N 41st Dr Ste 148 Phoenix AZ 85086                                                           623-587-4083
Dynamic Dance Instructors & Choreographers!!!!



Director
Tiffany Rollins



Instructor
Alexis Stephens


Instructor 
Danielle Cicogna



Instructor 
Elyse Reynolds




Instructor 
Jose Soto





Instructor 
Katy Conley



Instructor 
Lyndsie Clymer



Instructor
Mikayla Skogen

Intructor
Oliver Hilcove




 Instructor

Sherry Henderson



Instructor
Suzy Guarino

Tiffany Rollins: Director 

Tiffany Rollins began dancing at the age of four at Spisak's Dance Academy and was a gymnast for 8 years. She went on to take classes with Lenna DeMarco at GCC before going to ASU. In 1998, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance & Choreography. Her senior year she was awarded a Choreography Scholarship and was chosen to be part of the committee that chose the next year's faculty for the ASU dance department. In 1999, Tiffany also graduated from SWIHA (Southwest Institute of the Healing Arts) in Massage Therapy. She has danced with Center Dance Ensemble, Showstoppers, Dance FX, and AzDance Group. In her dance career, she has been lucky enough to do summer training with Chuck Davis (African Dance), Mark Morris, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey Dance Co and The Pulse. She was awarded A Pulse Teacher Scholarship to dance in New York with the SYTYCD choreographers in 2010. She was tested and certified in both ballet and jazz in 2006 to become a member of Dance Masters of America, a national dance teacher association. She has also judged several dance competitions held here in the Valley. Tiffany has been the owner and director of Dynamic Motion Dance Academy in Anthem, Arizona since 2000. Her passion is teaching Ballet and Modern Dance.

Alexis Stephens: Instructor
Alexis Stephens began dancing at the early age of three. She started at a studio in Mesa: Campbell's Dance Studio. Soon after she moved to Danceworks by Dannis. While there, she had the opportunity to work with renowned ballet instructor Olga Tarasova. She studied ballet, tap, lyrical, jazz, contemporary and hip hop. After her journey competing at studio ended, she continued her pursuit of dance in high school diving in the realm of choreography. Alexis has won several choreography awards and was named Outstanding Dance Performer in 2010-11. Alexis joined Scorpius Dance Theatre in 2013 as a core member and is an Instructor at DMDA and Fuse Performing Arts Academy. Currently, Alexis pursues her degree in dance education at ASU. She has a hungry heart for dance and it is her passion to inspire others the way dance has always inspired her. 


Danielle Cicogna: Instructor

Danielle Cicogna is originally from Queens, New York and has been dancing for 21 years. She began her training at different dance studios in New York and Arizona. Danielle has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Education from Arizona State University and is certified to teach grades K-12. She is Dance Masters of America Certified in both Jazz and Tap. Her class studies include jazz, ballet, modern, hip hop, lyrical, tap, pom, cheer and pointe. Danielle currently heads the dance program at Cactus High School and is an aspiring choreographer for Dynamic Motion Dance Academy’s competition team. Her routines the past three years have won ultimate gold and gold medals as well as special awards and overall high score awards. Danielle taught and choreographed for On the Towne Community Theatre and most recently has choreographed for Starlight Community Theatre. As a dance instructor Danielle hopes to teach, enthuse, and motivate each student to the best of their ability. She creates an open communication between students and herself and really enjoys working with children and bringing them the art of dance. 





 Elyse Reynolds: Instructor

Elyse Reynolds recently graduated from Texas Christian University receiving a BFA in Dance, with a minor in Arts Administration. Before college, Elyse taught ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, modern, lyrical and creative movement to kids ages 3 to 18. While attending TCU, she taught dance and yoga classes within the department and furthered her teaching education. Elyse is looking forward to sharing her love of dance with our children at Dynamic Motion Dance Academy. 






 

Jose Soto: Instructor 

Jose Soto began dancing at Maryvale High School where he was President of the Dance Company Club. He was a member of The Academy Drum & Bugle Corp. Guard line in 2005 that toured CA & won 1st place in every competition that season. Jose trained in ballet under Ms. Elizabeth Roper, who he credits for creating the dancer & teacher he is today. After graduating from high school, Jose was asked to be part of Center Dance Ensemble. He performed in Center Dance Ensemble’s productions of “Snow Queen” & “The ABC’s of Dance”. In 2006, Jose performed with local artist “Lashy” under the choreography of Luis Egurrola. Beginning in 2007, Jose was part of the Mercury Hip Hop Squad for 2 seasons. The Squad provided him with many opportunities, such as a My45 commercial. Jose was also part of Sol Patrol. Throughout the years, Jose has danced with Nebellen Dance Company, and is an original member of Epik Dance Co. Jose was part of an ABDC Performance Battle, Xclusive Dance Team & Scandalesque. He has choreographed for the NFL Sidewinders Dance Team, Flashpoint Dance Studio, Body Language, Phx Dance Academy, Showbiz Dance Kids, Maryvale H.S., North H.S., Apollo H.S., Washington H.S. & Independence H.S. Jose was a Protégé for the Pulse Convention for choreographers Mia Michaels, Brian Friedman, Wade Robson & Chris Judd. While Jose has performed many times as a soloist, he has also been in group productions of Celebration of Dance & the Nutcracker w/Dance Artistry. Jose is currently dancing with Scorpius Dance Theatre. Jose has experience with jazz, hip-hop, jazz-funk, contemporary, modern, lyrical, ballet, acro, aerialist (Silks) & many more styles. Jose’s dream of being a Choreographer/Dancer inspired him to create NoLimitz Dance. He wants to bring his pieces & ideas to life with his beautiful & versatile dancers.





Katy Conley: Instructor 

Katy Conley is a dance educator with over 18 years teaching experience. She earned her BA from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and became a Certified Educator through Dance Masters of America in 1999. She served on the Board of Directors for Dance Masters of Southern California and is currently a member of the Arizona chapter. Katy also holds membership with National Dance Educators Organization as well as the Arizona Dance Educators Organization. She worked as the Ballet Director of Terpsichore Gallery Dance Studio in Los Angeles, California from the years 1996-2007. Her student Drew Burgess won the prestigious title of Mr. Dance of America in 2007 and other awards include Miss Arizona’s Outstanding Teen 2010, American Dance Awards, New York City Dance Alliance, Dance Masters of America and Step Up 2 Dance. Katy is currently a Dance Teacher at Desert Heights Preparatory Academy in Glendale, AZ and is looking forward to joining the team at Dynamic Motion Dance Academy!


Lyndsie Clymer: Instructor 

Lyndsie Clymer has been dancing for 13 years at Dynamic Motion Dance Academy, she takes Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Modern, Ballroom, Lyrical, Contempary, Musical Theater, and Acrobatics. Lyndsie is currently on the DMDA competition team, she loves to perform with her fellow dancers.  Lyndsie has been a teacher’s assistant for five years and she is very excited to start her new endeavor as a dance instructor. Lyndsie currently goes to Boulder Creek High School. She is in the performance dance group there, where she studies the culture and history of dance. Lyndsie has choreographed shows for On the Towne Community Theater. She also teaches tap, ballet and jazz at Dynamic Motion Dance Academy. Lyndsie loves to teach and enjoys watching the kids grow as dancers.






Mikayla Skogen: Instructor


Mikayla Skogen started dancing at the age of 3 at Dynamic Motion Dance Academy. She has taken ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, modern, musical theatre, contemporary and acro! She has been a guest performer for other studios in Surprise and Peoria. Mikayla was a teacher assistant for 4 years and has been a teacher at DMDA for 2 years. She LOVES teaching the little ones and loves to share her passion for dance with others.  Mikayla is a Freshman at Grand Canyon University and is majoring in Dance Education. She is excited to further her dance teaching career and spread the art and love of dance with others.






Oliver Hilcove: 
Instructor 


Born in South Africa, raised in Canada, Oliver Hilcove is now a U.S. citizen living in Scottsdale, AZ. He has been teaching dance in the Valley of the Sun for over 10 years. He has enjoyed competing professionally in many parts of the United States, including New Orleans, LA, Columbus, OH, Palm Springs, CA, Costa Mesa, CA and Phoenix, AZ and has produced scholarship trophy winners and Top Student Award winners in Pro/Am competition. Oliver helped create the Teacher’s Manual for a worldwide dance studio franchise. His patience and dedicated approach to teaching will help you amaze yourself.







Sherry Henderson: Instructor


Originally from Philadelphia, Sherry has been dancing and performing for over 25 years. She performed on Broadway in the productions of "Annie" and "Steppin Out" with Liza Minnelli, as well as performing at Radio City Music Hall and with David Copperfield at Caesars Palace. Sherry has been a dance educator since 1990 and is a member of Dance Masters of America. She has adjudicated several national dance competitions and is an award winning choreographer. Sherry choreographs for Starlight Community Children’s Theatre and for Musical Theater of Anthem. She teaches musical theater, jazz and lyrical at DMDA and choreographs many of our competition routines.



Suzy Guarino: Instructor

Originally from Chicago, Suzy trained with Gus Giordano, Lou Conte and Ruth Page. By 18, she was in more than 20 regional and national commercials. Suzy also was a Chicago Bulls Luvabull Dancer and her choreography for high school pom and cheer lines was seen on ESPN. She  does numerous TV commercials. She owns Rhythm Essence Productions, teaches tap for Dance Educators of America, and judges for Star Systems Talent Competition. Suzy and her husband Rich are the proud parents of Kiana and Gavin.
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