The Dance Attic brings in guest artists to teach different styles throughout the year. This gives dancers opportunities to take class from a diverse pool of artists in a variety of different styles, being pushed outside of their comfort zone. All TDA Dancers are urged to take advantage of these guest artists coming in and teaching different styles from year to year. We welcome these classes to the general public as well so please, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can help you get registered for the appropriate classes. These classes are all one hour classes that take place on the weekends throughout the year.
New this Year… We welcome back TDA Alumni Delaney Nunn as our New Tumble and Tricks Coordinator! “TDA Time For Tricks” will be offered alongside our Master Class Series Program listed below. All Tumble Time Classes will line up before your scheduled Master Class, and is an additional $10 fee. Being registered for the Master Class is required to participate in that weeks Tumble & Tricks. Delaney has created her own series to help get dancers prepared to incorporate some tumbling and tricks into the regular dance season and choreography. You can see the Series Promo Video Below! We are so excited to have Ms. Delaney, who is ready to get working hard with these dancers!
Students Not Currently Enrolled at TDA: CLICK HERE to view Master Class Calendar and enroll. Each Master Class has two different registration options. If you want to add on Tumble Time, be sure to click the class with Tumble Time Add on in its title within the event calendar. See Example of our event Calendar in the image below.
For Current TDA Students: CLICK HERE to login to your Parent Portal and sign up for your desired event. Be mindful when registering and read to ensure that you are registering for the correct Master Class. There is an option for Master Class Only or Master Class + Tumble Time. See A video of an example registration process. ***TDAC Dancers: If you are registering/registered for the Master Class Package that link has been sent to you directly. There is an option for All Master Class Only within the package, as well as Master Class + Tumble Time for each class, This is only available for Company Members, and that information has been sent to you directly. If you register for either package, please let us enroll you in your events. You will not need to do anything further to register for specific classes.***
Now that you know how to register, See below for our lineup for our 2023 Master Class Series!
Saturday, July 15th (12:00-3:00 PM)
Logan Jones is a dancer from Wallace, North Carolina. She started dancing at the age of 2 and competing at the age of 6 with Dance Express Performing Arts Center in Wilmington, NC. She has trained in many different styles (contemporary, modern, clogging, lyrical, jazz, Latin styles, etc.) but she specializes in urban and street styles. In May, she will obtain her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with a Minor in Dance from Appalachian State University. She is also an active member and President of the street style NC Dance Crew “Entropy” and Public Relations Chair of Momentum Dance Club. She has danced and choreographed in several Momentum and Entropy Showcases as well as App State’s Fall and Spring Appalachian Dance Ensemble (FADE & SADE).
Saturday July 29th (12:00-3:00 PM)
Christina started dancing in Raleigh when she was 4 years old at CC & Company Dance Complex where she continued her dance education until she graduated from Millbrook High School. She then went on to earn a degree in Dance Science from Elon University where she was able to combine her knowledge and passion for dance with exercise science and kinesiology studies. Since graduating from Elon, Christina has been teaching multiple styles of dance to all ages from 18 months to 18 years! Although she has studied and taught many different styles of dance, tap dance is where her true passion lies, and she is excited to share that passion with you all this summer!
Saturday, August 12th (12:00-3:00 PM) – Special Announcement Coming Soon!
Heather Hoy, a native of Wake Forest, North Carolina, danced at The Dance Attic for 17 years. Heather danced competitively at the Dance Attic for 15 years and is currently pursuing her degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Dance as well as Entrepreneurial Management from Appalachian State University. Heather is considered an integral part of The Dance Attic team, and assists with managerial duties for TDA and is also one of our newest choreographers. During her time dancing at TDA, Heather won numerous awards for her routines including highest score of the day as well as several scholarships at competitions and conventions throughout the years. Heather was involved in Dance in her High School and is credited with writing the bi-laws and mission statements in order to create a Dance Team at Wake Forest High School her senior year. Now as a choreographer here at TDA, Heather’s pieces have numerous high honor awards, including highest score at multiple competitions. Now at App State University, Heather is an active member and Vice President of the NC Dance Crew “Entropy.” In Spring of 2023 Heathers choreography for the Entropy Crew won 1st place at “APPs Got Talent” Competition, receiving a cash prize.
Saturday, August 26th (12:00-3:00)
Grace Lower is a Wake Forest native, and a junior at UNC Chapel Hill studying Environmental Health Science and Public Health. Along with her interest in science, she has a lifelong passion for dance; Grace has danced since age three, and started dancing competitively at age nine. In high school, she served as Dance Captain for Heritage Theater and was beyond grateful to have joined The Dance Attic Company for her senior year (2020-2021). She loved joining the TDA family and performing several group dances and a senior solo (choreographed by the wonderful Hallie Hoy Pardo and Ariana Cruz) in the competition circuit. Currently, Grace is a dancer and choreographer for Carolina Vibe, a student-run dance team at UNC. She has also become licensed to teach Group Fitness classes, including Zumba and Barre, and enjoys sharing her love of dance, fitness, and empowerment with the Chapel Hill and Wake Forest communities.
Saturday, September 9th (12:00-3:00 PM)
Hannah Nicole Marr, from Raleigh, NC, graduated in 2017 from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) with a BFA in Contemporary Dance and Choreography. She began attending UNCSA her Senior year of High School. In her earlier years of training, she danced at CC & Co. Dance Complex, as well as Enloe High School. Hannah is based in Durham, NC, where she is a company member with OM Grown Dancers and ShaLeigh Dance Works. She teaches dance at Enloe High School, is a freelance Choreographer and Teacher for studios and schools around the area, and is on faculty for the TRAIN pre-professional contemporary dance program at Threehouse Studios. Hannah has been honored to perform works by Rosie Herrera, Doug Varone, Paul Taylor, Martha Graham, Wayne McGregor, Juel D. Lane, Elizabeth Corbett, Ming- Lung Yang, Netta Yerushalmy, Kira Blazek, and many others. Hannah has a deep passion for composition and choreography, and the investigation of connections between emotion and movement.
Saturday, September 23rd (12:00-3:00 PM)
Danielle Lang was born in Heidelberg, Germany where she lived with her family. They soon moved to New York then later settled in Raleigh, NC. At age eleven she enrolled in dance at Lehman’s Studio and auditioned for the company Ballet Lehman USA. In that company, Danielle had the opportunity to perform in the Nutcracker all over the Triangle as well as compete in Sochi, Russia for 3 years. Danielle has a wide genre of dance forms such as ballroom, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, modern, African, etc. In 1999 when the Special Olympics hosted their event in the Triangle, Danielle performed as one of the top ten principal dancers. After high school Danielle was accepted to Virginia Commonwealth University on scholarship for dance and choreography where she worked with numerous dance professionals from all over the world. She has performed pieces such as Jose Limon’s Choreographic Offering at the Kennedy Center also on BET’s 2009 Spring Bling in Singer Island, FL. Some of her students have been seen on Laurie Ann Gibson’s Live to Dance and other promotional commercials. Danielle has worked with shows such as The Lion King, Burn the Floor, Shrek the Musical and other on and off Broadway shows. She occasionally takes classes in NYC to keep her dance styles updated. Most of all she enjoys teaching all ages.
Saturday, October 7th (12:00-3:00 PM)
Mac Koffa, a Raleigh native, attended The Dance Attic for 13 years where she was trained in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, hip-hop, and acrobatics. Koffa held a spot on The Dance Attic’s competitive team, where she was awarded a multitude of scholarships, judges’ choice awards, and first overall adjudications. During this time, Koffa performed as a lead company member at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Now, Koffa is pursuing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance in Choreography and working towards a K-12 North Carolina Licensure, while minoring in Human Development and Family Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. At UNCG, Koffa has had the opportunity to perform in the BFA and MFA thesis concerts, as well as the Prime Movers show. After graduation in 2026, she plans to continue spreading her love of dance by being a dance educator for the upcoming generation.
Saturday, October 21st (12:00-3:00 PM)
A native of Raleigh/Wake Forest and former ballet teacher at The Dance Attic, Charleigh has been dancing in the triangle area for 43 years. She received training in classical ballet from The Dancer’s
Studio, Raleigh School of Ballet, and The Ballet School of Chapel Hill. Charleigh has performed with and choreographed for local organizations such as Concert Dancers of Raleigh, Dance Associates of Raleigh, True North Dance Ensemble, and various church groups. For the past 30 years Charleigh’s passion has
been dance education. No matter the type of dance she believes that a firm foundation in technique and an understanding of the mechanics of movement can make even the best dancer better. Charleigh is excited to be back at The Dance Attic to share her love of moving art and to encourage young dancers to progress and grow in their craft.
We are so excited to share memories from The Dance Attic Master Class Series schedule for 2022!