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REVEAL Weekend Intensive is a Two-Day, condensed master series of Movement Art. This jammed-packed weekend will explore many styles of movement from hip hop, ballet, jazz, modern and contemporary. Masters of movement from all spectrums of dance join to provide an intense and exciting weekend of movement arts exploration!
Early Bird Rate: $50 (on or before Jan 1st 2016 | Rate is $65 after Jan 1st)
About the Instructors
Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Molly began her training under the direction of her mother, Beverly Misgalla. Following her passion she went on to major in dance at Point Park University studying with Douglas Bentz, Judith Leifer-Bentz, Jodi Welch and Ron Tassone, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts. While at Point Park she was a swing for the Pittsburgh Playhouse Production of “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” directed and choreographed by Rob Marshall. After graduation she danced with the site specific, modern-based Mary Miller Dance Company and with the Philadelphia-based jazz dance company ‘Waves’ under the direction of Shimon Braun.She performed in the feature film “Living Out Loud” starring Holly Hunter, Inatoriso Cabaret Show in Tokyo, Japan and in numerous industrials and commercials for companies such as Glaxo Smith-Kline. Molly is a Philadelphia-based teacher and choreographer renowned for her innovative jazz and contemporary technique. Her style blends a solid dance foundation with a unique interpretation of musical and cultural influences. Her passion for jazz dance shines through in her work, showcasing her characteristically bold yet fluid use of movement, unique interpretation of music, and creative staging with large groups of dancers.
Dara Stevens - Meredith
Dara Stevens-Meredith, a native of Atlanta, GA, began her training at Tri-Cities High School and Total Dance/Dancical Productions under Dawn Axam and Terrie Axam. She received her BFA in dance education at The University of the Arts. Dara has performed with Total Dance Theater, Brian Sanders "Junk", Jomandi Productions, Opera North, via International's, Haiku/Poems, Sonia Sanchez' Living Legend Tour, Collaboration Works and Waheed Works. She has trained and performed works nationally by renowned teachers/choreographers Patdro Harris, Roscoe Sales, Milton Myers, Kim Bears-Bailey, Nina Gilreath, Ronen Koresh, Kevin Iega Jeff, Christopher Huggins, Tommie-Waheed Evans, Gary Jeter, Corey Baker, Abdel Salaam, and Shawn-Lamere Williams. Dara has taught at universities, dance institutions and dance schools in the tri-state area. She is a resident artist with the Philadephia Arts in Education program. She is a former director of Messiah Dance Works Apprentice Co. and resident choreographer of Messiah Dance Works Co. In 2004 she co-founded DCNS Summer Dance Intensive.
REVEAL Artistic Director and Co-founder
Anthony Rhodes a native of Camden, New Jersey started his dance training at the age of 14. He is a 2005 graduate of the Creative & Performing Arts High School, where he majored in dance. He continued his dance training at various institutes such as Halliday Dance, Philadanco (Training Company), DCNS (summer intensive program), Grace Dance Theater and Eleone Dance Theater. As a result of Dara Stevens-Meredith and Laceda Cuyler's guidance Anthony was accepted into Eleone Connection in 2005 and is currently a member of Eleone Dance Theater. He is a 2005 NAACP ACT-SO Silver Medalist for dance. Anthony's choreography was featured in the 2008 Philadelphia Film Festival, as well as the 2007 production of " For Colored Girls........" at The Walt Whitman Center for Performing Arts. Tony (as he likes to be called) is currently the Co-Founder& Co-Artistic Director Reveal Movement and Beyond The Steps, 2 summer enrichment programs in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
REVEAL Executive Director and Co-founder
LaMia is from Camden NJ, a graduate of the city’s first arts high school. She attended the University of the Arts Philadelphia where she trained vigorously in ballet, modern, jazz and other cultural dances. LaMia’s artistic flare was recognized by recording artist, Jill Scott when she was in high school and was asked to appear as lead dancer in Ms. Scott's directorial debut music video. Always an avid fan of hip-hop, LaMia began to delve into the dance style more intensely after joining Face Da Phlave, a Hip Hop company that focuses on pure hip-hop movement and positivity. Through Face Da Phlave, LaMia has trained in the styles of locking, popping, breaking, and house. She has also performed as a dancer for the Garden State Dance Festival’s repertoire company, Philadelphia's Putty Dance Project, and Project Dance in Washington D.C. LaMia has performed and taught internationally with a non-profit arts organization in Philadelphia. She and the group utilized dance and theater as an instrument of education for young women in Liberia, West Africa. LaMia current resides in Atlanta as the dance coordinator for AREA, Atlanta's Resource for Entertainment and Arts.