So You Think You Can Dance All-Star, Courtney Galiano launches dance convention /workshop; BEAT.
Courtney will be sharing her passion for dance and teaching signature moves with an amazing lineup of teachers from So You Think You Can Dance, Glee, LXD, High School Musical and other prominent tours.
Galiano, an alum of the SYTYCD All-Stars, Disney's Camp Rock 2, Shake It Up, and GLEE Live in 3D has designed this "Ultimate Dance Experience" to include two fun-filled, jam-packed days of jazz, contemporary, hip-hop classes and more; plus autograph signings with celebrity teachers, a Saturday-night party, and a complimentary Pilates or yoga class for parents. Also on hand at the conventions will be SYTYCD co-executive producer Jeff Thacker, who has seen every single dancer over the past 8 seasons go through their journey from beginning to end. He will take participants through the experience of an audition every step of the way, answering any questions students may have.
Dancers and studios are encouraged to visit www.thebeatdance.com to register for The BEAT tour: Orlando, FL (Feb 17-19) at the Hyatt Regency, Orlando International Airport, Ages 7 and up are welcome.
"Dance professionals who have inspired me are uniting with THE BEAT to work with dancers young and old who share our passion," says Galiano. "A weekend at THE BEAT will be filled with love and gratitude for dance. I grew up in a studio where my teachers made us feel like we were home; that's exactly what I want to create."
You can't BEAT this lineup of rock-star instructors:
-Stephen Twitch Boss - runner-up SYTYCD season 4, Step Up 3D, Stomp the Yard: Homecoming, LXD, SYTYCD All-Star season 7 and 8
-Allison Holker - SYTYCD season 2, SYTYCD All-Star seasons 7 and 8; High School Musical; upcoming feature film COBU 3D; performed with Rihanna
-Ade Obayomi - SYTYCD season 5, SYTYCD All-Star season 7 and 8, Alicia Keyes tour, danced for Beyonce and Rihanna
-William B. Wingfield - SYTYCD alum now heading up The M?t??fizik?l, a company focusing on sculpting intelligent and versatile artists (vs. just dancers) through a physical/spiritual approach.
Besides taking classes with these fantastic teachers, BEAT attendees get the chance to win an awesome array of prizes like partial scholarships to the "Hollywood Summer Tour" to participate in SYTYCD tapings, work on a professional set, dance in a music video and join a dance agency showcase.
Plus, every weekend at THE BEAT, faculty will select three students to receive a full scholarship to THE BEAT event of their choice for the following season and three runners-up will get a $100 scholarship to the BEAT event of their choice the following year. And more lucky attendees will win other great prizes and merchandise gift certificates.