She commands the stage and captivates her audience with her finesse. It’s impossible to simply watch her performance. One cannot help but become involved with the story she creates.
Mount Vernon, WA
Savion Glover’s Ashley DeForest…
She’s the sole female tap dancer in Savion’s Chapter IV company. She’s beautiful, and the embodiment of every
dancer’s dream—one of us who made it.
Karen Rubio, The Talent Group
Forest Park, IL
She has what it takes and is a wonderful role model for young tappers.
American Ballet Theatre’s Gillian Murphy…
She’s sassy and gorgeous, even though she doesn’t have the ideal dance body. She didn’t let it stop her and that alone should qualify her.
New York City Ballet’s Maria Kowroski…
She’s amazing and her legs go on forever!
Jillina lights up a stage when she’s on it. She’s artistic director of the Sahala dancers and the Bellydance Superstars, and her energy is so charismatic, you cannot take your eyes off her.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Festival Ballet Providence’s Heather O’Halloran brings dazzle and spirit to every role. She is mesmerizing.
Tracy A. Frederickson
Houston Ballet’s Lauren Anderson!
Cait Jones, who teaches here at Talent Forum and performs at tap festivals all over the Midwest, is talented, beautiful, and has great stage presence.
Maria D. Salvador
Day Helesic of Vancouver’s Holy Body Tattoo—a modern dance company. She has incredible technique and she dances from her very essence. This is where it’s at in dance—not MTV. I think she’s an “It Girl” but it depends what version of “It” you’re looking for.
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