Project 212° Jazz Company Summer Intensive

August 1st – 5th, UCDC held their Jazz Company Summer Intensive. We had some amazing choreographers from all dance disciplines. Cindy Ricalde (Ballet) who has trained with renowned teachers and worked with Paula Abdul, Mandy Moore & many others. David Mann (Tap) whose innovative choreography has appeared on many National television shows such as “Good Morning America”. Joey Dowling (Jazz, Contemporary & Musical Theater) judge and choreographer on “So You Think You Can Dance” and choreographer for many TV shows and movies. Bethany Lowery (Jazz, Lyrical & Contemporary) who was 1 of 9 dancers chosen for the Dance with the Force 2003-2004 and one of the last 22 girls in the country on “So You Think You Can Dance”. Michele “Soulchild” Garman (Hip Hop) has worked with Rihanna, Will Smith, MTV, etc and is a featured dancer in the new upcoming movie “Honey 2”. Leah Brinkley (Jazz, Lyrical & Contemporary) who has danced all over the country in “Carnival” , “Stacia” and at the Tribeca Theatre Broadway Showcase in NYC. John “Havic” Gregory (Hip Hop) who has danced in music videos for Michael Jackson, Destiny’s Child, etc and live performances with Diana Ross, Chris Brown, Diddy, Madonna to name a few. Jocelyn Fulmore (Jazz) choreographer from Southern Strutt and numerous award titles during her long competitive dancing career. It was an outstanding week of technique training and thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended. This was a great ending to our summer of dance and also an extraordinary beginning to what is going to be “THE BEST YEAR OF DANCE”! Thank you to the parents, staff, and everyone else who helped make this such a wonderful week for the UCDC dancers.

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