Awards & Awesome Happenings

SELECT HONORS AND AWARDS


  • Choreographer/Educator, Fik-Shun Dream Big and Live it Up Performance (2015)
  • Trade Show Exhibit Competitor, 2014 Shocker New Venture Competition (2014)
  • Completion of DanceTeacher Magazine approved certificate program in Jazz Dance, through BJDW (2014)
  • Distinguished Mentorship Award, Texas Christian University (2007)
  • Nominated for Who’s Who Among Teachers (2005)
  • Innovative Choreography Award, Showbiz Nationals (2004)
  • National Championship in Jazz Dance, National Dance Association (2000)
  • Multiple National Championships, Jazz, Hip Hop, Spirit, American Spirit Association (2000-2003)
  • Most Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Exercise Science (1999)
  • Ranked top 25 in Partner Stunt Nationals, National Chearleading Association (1999)
  • Cheerleader Wichita State Spirit Squad, Competitive Nationals Team, Captain, Leadership Board (1997-1999)
  • Dance Team, Competitive Nationals Team, Barton County (1995-1997)
  • Student Senate, Barton County (1995-1997)
  • All-American Dancer, Universal Dance Association, Paris, France Tour (1995)

SELECT AWESOME HAPPENINGS


  • Featured Couple (with husband Blaine Huslig) for Bridal Bash, Wichita (2015)
  • Dance Coach for Jillian Marie Ambrose, featured dancer at World’s of Fun and performer Disney World, Florida (2015)
  • Dance Coach for Cassie Craig (fitness model and athlete) American Ninja Warrior (Season 7), Wichita, Ks. (2014)
  • Hip Hop Residency, Wichita, Ks. (Brooks, USD 259 Hip Hip Residency) (2014)
  • Dance/Performance Coach for the Best Actor and Actress winners of Music Theater Wichita’s Jester Awards and competitors in the National High School Musical Theater Awards, NY, NY (Trevor McChristian, Sophia Macias) (2013)
  • Choreographer, dance coach and personal trainer for Kelsey Phillips, Ms. Kansas Pageant top 10 (2013)
  • Ballet Coach for Level 4/5 USAG, AAU 2013 Men’s District Champion & 3 time State Champion, Shaydyn Huslig (2012-2014)
  • Producer & Host for Kryptonite Fight Concert, Headlined by Mo5aic, MTV’s 2008 top pop group (2009)
  • Former Student, Shauna Martinez, Diavolo/Architecture in Motion (LA, CA) Rehearsal Director, World Tour Performer (2010-2015)
  • Former Student, Isi Tuifua (LA, CA), competed and placed in MTV’S America’s Best Dance Crew (2010)
  • Former Student, Taurean Everett (NY, NY), Broadway debut as Eddie in Mamma Mia, National Tour Pricilla Queen of the Desert and more (2013-2015)
  • Former Student, Edward Shrum, multiple MTW roles, The Muny Theater, 2014 production of Billy Elliot call back, (2014)
  • Choreographer USAG Women’s Gymnastics Floor Routine, Daniel Kastner, Gold Placement (2013)
  • Choreographer and dance coach for Ms. Walnut Valley, Kelsey Phillips (2012)
  • Choreography for Tommy Davidson Labor Day Comedy Show “Because of Love”, Tomboy dancers (2013)
  • Personal Trainer for Miss Teen Kansas, USA (2010)
  • Dance coach for the national performer of the year from Starlight Nationals, Megan Wynn (2004)
  • Numerous Placements from national and regional studio dance competitions, multiple companies (2000-2006)
  • Dance Choreographer for Wichita State University Cheerleading Squad Nationals Dance Section (2003, 1998)
  • Dance Choreographer for various Extreme Athletics, Air Capital Spirit Squad All-Star Cheer Routines
  • Former and current students have gone on to book film roles for additional shows such as Disneys Shake it Up, Keeping up with the Kardashians and Big Brother (2012 and prior).
  • Students have auditioned, danced and coached for professional sports teams including the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, Kansas City Chiefs, KC Comets, Wichita Thunder, Wichita Wild and the Wichita Wings. (2015 and past years)
  • Former students have been accepted into multiple University Dance and Music Theater Programs nationwide
  • Current/Former students have showcased their talent in entertainment industry showcases throughout the US.
  • Numerous former students are sharing their love of performance as artists, entertainers, studio owners, gym owners, coaches, and educators