Julie Corbett, Director
2015, 2016 & 2018 Recipient of
"Choreographer of the Year Award"
Beverly Jensen Originally from Toronto, Canada, Miss Beverly was an RAD trained, competitive dancer. She then moved to Maine to study on scholarship with world renowned Vaganova teacher Andrei Bossov where she danced in Le Corsaire (Odalesqe), Nutcracher (Spanish Hot Cocoa), Cinderella (Step Mother) and Hungarian Dances (featured pas). She then moved to New York City to stdy musical theater at American Musical and Dramatic Academy and along the way dancing with Dance Workshop and Tressor Group. Beverly starred as Phyllis in 42nd Stree (Tuacahn Apitheater) inUtah, she landed the Asian tour of 42nd Street (Broadway ASia) and played in every major city in China and Korea. Other favorite credits include going Ape in Tarzan, moonlight tapping in Crazy 4 You, My Fair Lady, Can Can-ing for the Paris Review. As a choreogher her work has been used for music videos and performance
Madison joined our team in the Fall of 2018. Originally from Michigan, Madison trained in all genres of dance. As a competitive dancer, he received a scholarship to studied in California's prestigious the Edge Studio. Madison has trained with such mentors as Liz Schmidt, Sonya Tayeh, Lauren Adams and Jason Parsons. His television/film credits include Disney's Best Friends Whenever, So You Think You Can Dance, German People's Choice Awards. Stage credits include performances with Billy Joel Live @ the Plaza Hotel, Alicia Keys for Cartier Shanghai and Bulgari Runway Show to name a few. Madison has been proudly teaching for over 6 years and is currently on staff with several national talent agencies as a judge and choreographer. Madison is excited to share his knowledge with the SYS students!
Miss Bryanna has been a part of the Strut Your Stuff family since 1999, where she has trained in ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, and acrobatics. At the age of 4, Bryanna became a member of the SYS competition team, where she received numerous awards over the years. She has attended dance conventions such as NUVO, where she took class with professional dancers, as well as taking classes at Broadway Dance Center. Bryanna has performed with her team at the World Dance Championships. She has had the privilege of performing on three different occasions on the Disney Stage and in a Disney parade. She is a graduate of St. John's University. Bryanna is currently a first year law student at the Maurice A Dean school of law at Hofstra University. Miss Bryanna is proud to start her fifth season as a SYS instructor and is looking forward to another great season with her dance family!
Kayla has been a Strut Your Stuff dancer since she first began taking classes at 3 years old. She was a member of the competition team for numerous years, receiving many high scoring awards for both group dances as well as a soloist including a 1st place and "excellent emotional execution" award. She has also been given the opportunity to dance with her team at the World Dance Championship in New Jersey and Walt Disney World in Orlando. Kayla has trained in many genres of dance including tap, jazz, lyrical, ballet, hip hop and acrobatics. Her passion and dedicatio for dance is unmistakable, whether in the classroom or on stage. She is a 2016 graduate from Island Trees HS and is currently enrolled in St. Joseph's College as an education major. Miss Kayla enjoys sharing her positive energy and love for dance with her SYS students and is excited for the new season!
Natalia has been dancing for fourteen years and has been a competitive dancer for the past five. During that time she has was the recipient of WILD dance intensive scholarships each time she attended. She is currently a senior at Saint Anthony's where she is an honors chemistry tutor. She has received the Saint Bonaventure award every year for her excellence in academic achievement. Miss Natalia was the cheer captain for freshman year and then went on to join the varsity kick line team. She is proud to be a part of the National Honors Society and absolutely LOVES TO DANCE!!! She is so excited to share her passion for dance with the SYS students.
Camila has been dancing for fifteen years and is currently a senior at Bethpage High School. She began her dance journey at Strut Your Stuff at five years old with recreational dance program and then joined the competition dance company in 6th grade. Camila loves competing in all styles of dance including lyrical, contemporary, tap, jazz and hip hop with hip hop being her personal favorite. In addition to to her dance talent, Miss Camila takes pride in her schoolwork, is an honors and AP student and a member of Bothe the Mock Trial team as well at the Art Club. In 2018, Camila was invited and attended a 2 week summer program for law at Stanford University in California. She rank top 5 in her grade and has been nominated by the National Hispanic Recognition program ran by the College Board. Miss Camila is super excited to see what the 2019-2020 season has to offer and looks forward to inspiring her hip hop students!