Infusion: The Dance Experience
135 N 76th St
Milwaukee, WI 53213
This one day intensive experience from the Pius XI Performing Arts Academy gives Dance students from grades 8-12 the opportunity to interface with some of the best and brightest in the world of Dance from across the country. Enrollment is only $50 and includes lunch and a commemorative T-Shirt. Space Is Limited, Don’t Miss Out!
Click here to register now! Registrations are due on February 16, 2018.
Featuring Master Teachers:
Chelsey Bradley, J.D., M.F.A., is a choreographer, professor, attorney, and author working at the intersection of dance and legal studies. She has held positions as both a lecturer of dance and professor of law for the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. She currently serves as resident choreographer for Dance Wisconsin.
Chelsey’s choreography can be found in the repertoire of Dance Wisconsin, Greater Lansing Ballet Company, Canton Ballet, Eau Claire Concert Dance Company, Ballet 5:8, and the Central Indiana Dance Ensemble. Her work for these companies has earned her Regional Dance America’s National Choreographic Commissioning award four times, Regional Dance America’s Choreography Connection Grant in 2014, and a Choreographic Honors Award from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 2015.
In addition to her contemporary works, Chelsey premiered a full-length ballet, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” for Dance Wisconsin in 2016, and will a full-length “Snow White” for Central Indiana Dance Ensemble in 2017. Chelsey’s writings on choreography and teaching are published by Dance Advantage, and she shares information on the intersection of dance and law through her YouTube Channel, The Academy for Artistic Entrepreneurs.
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Sabra Michelle is happy to be a Teaching Artist for this program! She has many performance and choreography-assisting credits for Off-Broadway and regional theatres as well as being an award-winning teacher and choreographer in her own right. She is best known for playing leading ladies in musicals such as Lola in DAMN YANKEES, Cassie in A CHORUS LINE, Roxie in CHICAGO, and many others. She was featured on the National tour of THE PAJAMA GAME, cruising the Hawaiian islands on Norwegian Cruise Line’s PRIDE OF AMERICA, at President Clinton’s Inauguration in George Faison’s KING! A MUSICAL TESTIMONY with Maya Angelou, and on the BEAR IN THE BIG BLUE HOUSE LIVE! video (released by Jim Henson/Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment), with whom she toured the world for 3 seasons.
A native of the Washington, DC area, Sabra received her BFA in Dance from Shenandoah Conservatory. She also trained in London, England; Paris, France; and New York City. Professional dance companies include Dancin’ Unlimited, Motion Mania Dance Theatre, and the Ballroom Dance Company. As a teacher, Sabra’s students have won awards, scholarships, and Olympic medals (Sabra is proud to have taught hundreds of aspiring dancers, as well as elite American gymnasts coached by Kelli Hill). Sabra is a recipient of the “Outstanding Excellence in Teaching” Award from the Governor’s School of Virginia. She has set the foundation for young performers’ skills in musical theatre across the country.
Living in New York City for over a decade, Sabra devoted herself to philanthropic work for Broadway Cares and founded The Cougar Ball, which has produced gala fundraisers for The Actors Fund and the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative for several years.
Sabra is happy to share her energy and hopes to encourage others to find joy and inspiration in all they do. For more information, please visit www.SabraMichelle.com.
Lisa Moberly is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a degree in dance. As a professional dancer, Lisa has performed with Chris Stevens, Kanopy Dance in Madsion, Nikolais/Louis Dance Theatre in New York, Martha Mulligan and Brian Jeffery in Chicago and currently with Betty Salamun’s Dance Circus in Milwaukee. Lisa has assisted in developing A.C.E. programs for schools while with Dance Circus.
Her teaching experience started in college when she helped develop a dance program for Mary Lou Meyers, Turning Point Dance Academy. She has also taught dance at Sherry Morray’s Dance Academy in Downers Grove, IL. Lisa is currently teaching for Danceworks at their main location and at their satellite location at the Jewish Community Center. Lisa is also a certified Pilates instructor. She received her certification from Body in Balance in Chicago, IL. and has taught Pilates for the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee since 2004. In 2012 Lisa opened her own studio, Flying Frog LLC., located in Thiensville where she teaches Pilates and the GYROTONIC (R) method. Lisa also teaches Pre-Ballet and Pilates for the Milwaukee Ballet School.