Kyle Hill has been working professionally as a dance performer, teacher, and choreographer for 15 years. He recently finished performing with Cirque du Soleil’s Viva Elvis and over the past year and a half he has had the opportunity to perform on the GLEE World Tour, a Warbler on Season Three and Five, and film Glee Live in Concert. One of the great highlights of Kyle’s career was being part of the Broadway smash Wicked and working with the incredible Julie Taymor in her opera Grendel. You can see him in commercials for Toyota, Kia, Roundtable Pizza, DirecTV, and many more. He was the King Gnome in Gnomeo and Juliet and has performed on hit TV shows House and So You Think You Can Dance. Kyle currently is traveling the world teaching, lecturing, and choreographing for major studios, dance companies, and schools like Off-Broadway Dance Center, Cleveland Ballet, and the Toledo School for the Arts; as well as working with designers such as Betsy Johnson. Coming this fall you will be able to see his choreography in music videos for TwinkleU, Walk the Moon, and KissElektrik and this holiday season look for his work choreographing Holiday High Reunion. Kyle teaches a regular weekly class at the famed Edge Performing Arts Center in Hollywood and is from Ohio!
Erin Marino held a Master Jazz Class at Studio 82 and was open to ANY area dancers ages 13 and up.
Erin Marino found her love for dance at the early age of three. She had extensive ballet and jazz training throughout her younger years while residing in Ohio, and moved to the west coast in the summer of 2005 to continue her dance education. For her first two years in Los Angeles, Erin trained under an apprenticeship with some of the greatest minds in the industry. Since then, she has been the assistant to Emmy-Award winning choreographer, Chucky Klapow. Some of Erin’s credits include SYTYCD, Glee, Paula Abdul, The Michael Jackson Experience, Target, KMart, and DisneyWorld.
Erin’s true passion lies in teaching and giving back to the community- to inspire others, and in return, be inspired. Her focus as an educator is to provide a platform for her students to build a solid foundation by enhancing their attention to musicality, developing a keen eye for the detail and energy of steps, and encouraging the storyteller from within to shine through their movement. She is the Director of the Debbie Reynolds Scholarship Program and the founder of LA Establishment, an LA-based company providing intensives and workshops for studios across the United States.
About JOE ISTRE
Versatile, cutting-edge, and extremely stylized; only three of the many adjectives used to describe this multi-talented teacher-choreographer. His unique approach to teaching combined with his understanding of the art keeps him in demand all over the country. He has danced in such shows as 42nd ST, CHESS, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and was part of the DIRTY DANCING TOUR. Joe assisted with the West End show HOT MIKADO in London, the Tony nominated Broadway show AIN’T BROADWAY GRAND, and the German version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Most recently Joe worked shopped the show Contact for Lincoln Center choreographed by Susan Stroman. Joe has choreographed shows for the HBO, Midas Muffler, American Express, and Merle Norman Cosmetics. He teaches for many universities, dance companies, and conventions throughout the U.S. as well as at home in the New York area.