Cheri has been teaching dance, voice, and theater in Hemet for over ten years, and has provided training and choreography for performances in a variety of styles of dance and theater. Cheri has received dance and voice training throughout the Inland Empire, Los Angeles, and New York City, from many schools including the prestigious American Ballet Theater, Broadway Dance Center, The Joffrey Ballet, and Steps on Broadway. She has also had the opportunity to study jazz technique from the “King of Jazz,” Luigi. Cheri is a graduate of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, at CSU Long Beach, where she obtained her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance.
Cheri’s performance credits include: Cathy in The Last 5 Years, Lucy in Jekyll and Hyde (ITL Founder’s Award), Marian in The Music Man (ITL) Tzeitl in Fiddler on the Roof, Maggie in A Chorus Line (ITL), Fastrada in Pippin, Tuptim and Topsy in The King and I, Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, the Queen in Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods. Her credits for choreography include: Anything Goes, Evita (ITL), Thoroughly Modern Millie (ITL), Beauty and the Beast (ITL), Cats, The King & I, Hairspray, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella. Cheri placed 1st runner up at the Miss CA Pageant for the Miss America Scholarship Organization in 2007, and preliminary talent, evening gown, and swimsuit winner.
Cheri enjoys passing on her dance and musical knowledge, and believes in the philosophy that every performer can constantly improve and continue to grow with every day and every experience. Cheri is extremely proud of her students, and enjoys helping them develop and reach their goals.
Paul has been teaching voice and directing theatrical productions for 16 years now. He began performing as a young child, and quickly began receiving roles in professional musical theater productions. Paul also worked in film and television as a child, and appeared in episodes of The Wonder Years. He currently teaches in both Temecula and Hemet, and works regularly as a professional performer. Some of his directorial credits include: Anything Goes, The Wedding Singer, Sweeney Todd, It’s A Wonderful Life, Children of Eden, A Grand Night for Singing, Oklahoma, Carousel, Once Upon a Mattress, Footloose, Beauty and the Beast, Pippin, Joseph and the Amazing…, Bye, Bye Birdie, Once on this Island, Into the Woods, Romeo and Juliet, and Annie. Performance credits include: Phantom Of The Opera (Phantom), Phantom (Phantom), Sweeney Todd (Sweeney Todd), Company (Bobby), Rent (Collins), The Last Five Years (Jamie), Jekyll and Hyde (Jekyll/Hyde), Carousel (Billy Bigelow), Guys and Dolls (Sky Masterson), The Fantastiks (El Gallo), Assassins (John Wilkes Booth), The Music Man (Harold Hill), Annie Get You’re Gun (Frank Butler), The Secret Garden (Archibald Craven), Songs for a New World (Man 2), The Pirates of Penzance (The Pirate King), Scrooge (Scrooge), Damn Yankees (Joe Hardy), Oklahoma (Curly), The Pajama Game (Sid), The Sound of Music (Captain Van Trapp), Fiddler on the Roof (Perchick), and most recently A Little Night Music (Frederick) at the McCallum Theater in Palm Desert. Paul is delighted to be teaching voice and the Musical Theater Performance Team at The Dancers’ Studio.
Victoria has been a part of the performing arts world since the age of five, focusing mostly on the areas of dance and cheer. She has been trained in a variety of styles of dance including ballet, pointe, jazz, hip hop, tap, lyrical and musical theater. Her cheerleading training began around the age of five and continued through high school, where she was as a member of the Varsity squad at San Jacinto High School. She has competed at the national level in both dance and cheer, and has had the opportunity to coach throughout the valley. She has performed in The Nutcracker Ballet as Clara, The Sugarplum Fairy and Snow Queen, and danced the role of a Sylph in Les Sylphides. In 2015 Victoria choreographed the Temecula Valley Players production of "A Christmas Carol" and received an ITL nomination for her choreography. Victoria received her Associates degree in Business Administration from MSJC in 2016. She looks forward to teaching for her sixth year at The Dancers’ Studio and hopes to continue sharing her love and knowledge of dance with her students. She hopes that her students will find their interest and passion for the arts as she has, and is excited to see them continue to grow and succeed as they work toward achieving their goals and dreams.
Danielle has been training in dance since the young age of 3, in the areas of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, and Pointe. She has trained throughout the Inland Empire in studios and at workshops such as Access Broadway and Hollywood Vibe. During her 5 years on The Dancers’ Studio Performance Team, she was awarded many Platinum and First Place Overall awards, as well as many other honors. Danielle has also starred as Clara, Snow Queen, Sugarplum Fairy, Drew Drop Fairy, and Candy Cane Princess in productions of “The Nutcracker Ballet.” Other performance credits include Annie (Lily St. Regis), Anything Goes (Angel), and Beauty and the Beast (Ensemble). Danielle is a graduate of Tahquitz High School in Hemet, where she was a member of the Varsity Cheerleading Team. Danielle recieved her AA in Behavioral and Social Sciences from MSJC in 2015. The Spirit Consultants awarded Danielle the All Star award for cheer, dance, and jumps. At Nationals in Las Vegas, her team placed Top Ten out of 32 Varsity teams. Danielle also competed in the Stunt Down and received First Place as a Flyer. Danielle is in her fifth year working with The Dancers’ Studio Performance Team and teaching classes at the studio. She enjoys being a teacher and loves passing on her training and passion for the arts.
David Del Rosario
David Del Rosario was born in Acapulco, Guerrero, and raised in Hemet, California. David is an accomplished Hip Hop dancer, Krumper and Breakdancer who has studied at The Millenium Dance Complex, International Dance Academy, Movement Lifestyle, Temecula Dance Company, and Debbie Reynolds Studio. David has also been a semi-finalist on the hit TV show, “So You Think You Can Dance.” In addition to Hip Hop, Krumping and Breakdancing, David has also studied other styles such as House, Popping, Locking, Robotics, and Waving. Four years ago, David created his own Hip Hop dance crew called "Redefy" which has inspired dancers throughout the Inland Empire in California. He has taught and choreographed for many High schools, Dance Events, and Dance Studios, and has performed all over the country. Some of his performance credits include BET 106nPark (New York City), World Of Dance (San Diego), Only the Illest 3 (Temecula), and was seen as a featured dancer in The Wedding Singer at the Old Town Theater in Temecula, to name a few. David is excited to be teaching at The Dancers’ Studio, and believes you should always "Do What You Love & Love What You Do," which for him is dance.
Kathy began her dance/gymnastics training in her native Steamboat Springs, Colorado. At the age of six, her ballet class performed in the Nutcracker as party girls with the Colorado Ballet. She was a competitive gymnast for SSHS, danced with Steamboat Dance Theatre, and attended Perry Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp. Kathy attended the University of Wyoming as a dance scholarship recipient under the direction of Marsha Knight performing as a member of the University Touring Co., Romeo and Juliet Ballet, and was a member of the University Dance Team. She holds an MA in Elementary Education and minor in dance. Kathy taught first grade and dance/gymnastics after school for ten years. During the summers of those years she had the privilege to study at the University of Colorado's Dance Festival with; Nada Diachenko, Glenwood Springs Dance Festival with Hanna Kahn, Milton Myers, Doug Varone, and Clay Taliaferro, Boulder Jazz dance Workshop's Wade Madsen, Nancy Cranbourne, and Ellie Sciara. Kathy completed the Dance Master's of America's Teacher's Training School at Kent State University, receiving certification by test to teach ballet, jazz, tap, and acro. Her teachers included Laura Hausmann, Bob Rizzo, Tom Ralabate, and Judy Ann Bassing. She returned to Perry Mansfield to study with The American Tap Ensemble with Chris and Cassandra Baker, Skip Cunningham, and the late great Buster "The Master " Brown. After moving to Southern California she continued teaching dance and gymnastics and has been with The Dancer's Studio since 2008. Her husband Gene has always been very supportive, and their two daughters Talia and Mya love dancing at the studio. Kathy will be entering her 25th year of teaching this season.
Dylan Tarrant began his entertainment career at the age of 15. Born on the central coast of California, he knew he was destined to move to Southern California in order to pursue his passion for the performing arts. Having a natural ability and interest in dance, he went on to achieve a BA in Dance option in Dance Science. He has studied dance in many genres which include: hip-hop, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, modern, tap, musical theatre, salsa, bachata and west coast swing. Dylan is a versatile dancer whom has been part of a contemporary company called Vicious Circle, a world renowned hip-hop crew known as GRV, and is currently dancing in the musical "A Chorus Line."In his teaching career, Dylan has successfully built up hip-hop programs from the bottom up at five studios and counting. His knowledge in not only in the competitive dance scene but his recreation programs have developed into fruitful programs.
Dylan has Choreographed for upcoming Latin Artists X2 whom were contestants on Ricky Martin's La Banda. He is currently working with them on there your in 2017. He has backed up dance/open up shows for artists such as The Naked Brothers Band, Hope Garrett, and Chonique Sneed.
He has traveled up and down California teaching master classes at high schools, junior colleges, and studios such Dellos Performing Arts Center, Just Plain Dancin, and Murrieta Dance Project (whom have been featured on the hit show Dance Moms).
Sharing his gifts of not only innovative choreography and steps, but his inspirational journey of More than 8 years of teaching experienced In the Entertainment industry! He continues to light up the scene as an Instructor, a leader of inspiration and a performer in many different dance scenes.
Taylor has been training in dance since the age of three years old. Her training has taken place throughout various successful locations in Southern California, including, but not limited too: Joffrey Ballet School’s West LA Summer Intensive, Idyllwild Art’s summer program, and The Dancer’s Studio. Taylor has been trained in the styles of ballet, pointe, contemporary, modern, hip-hop, jazz, jazz funk, and gymnastics. Additionally, she has auditioned and has been accepted into Joffrey Ballet School’s Trainee Program for two years in a row. Taylor has belonged to The Dancer’s Studio for over eight years and throughout her time here, has performed the roles of Clara, Sugarplum Fairy, and Arabian in the ballet “The Nutcracker”. She has also recently taken on the lead role as Belle in “A Christmas Carol” ballet. Taylor is presently working very hard on her professional dance career in both the areas of teaching and performing. She hopes that all of her students are inspired to work hard towards their dreams by the end of each class and looks forward to sharing her passion for dance to her students on a daily basis.
Andrew Perez is a 19 year old dancer who started off, at the age of 7, at a small studio in his town. He started off in hip hop and later became a competitive dancer training in various styles such as ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary. During his time at West Valley High School he joined the school’s dance team, joined a local dance crew called “No Color Lines”, became Student Council president, and managed training and competing with his dance studio. Andrew won many awards and was honored to receive scholarships with Tremaine Dance Conventions and Access Broadway. In 2012-2013 he assisted Tremaine Dance Conventions, traveling to various cities in the country learning from top choreographers. He has experience in theatre doing local community theatre performances of “The Fiddler on the Roof” and “West Side Story”. Following his graduation, Andrew began teaching and choreographing for various studios and events. He was able to work with contemporary choreographer, Talia Favia, in her company “The Difference Between”. Andrew currently has been working on his first contract with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines as a dancer on the Enchantment of the Seas. Andrew is very excited to see what the future holds and couldn't thank his friends and family enough for their love and support.
Danielle Peig, currently signed with MSA, trained and worked with Choreographers Brian Friedman, Mia Michaels, Sonya Tayeh, Kevin Maher, Tyce Diorio, Mandy Moore, Dee Caspary, and more! She holds a BFA for Choreography/ Dance from California Institute of the Arts where she also received a full semestral scholarship to further her training in Europe at London Contemporary Dance School. Danielle is a company member of SONYA TAYEH DANCE and has worked as a dancer on NBC's "AMERICA'S GOT TALENT", Nickelodeon's "VICTORIOUS", Brian Friedman's "DANCE APP for IPOD/IPAD/IPHONE", and more. She has assisted Choreographers Mia Michaels, Sonya Tayeh, Brian Friedman, and Tyce Diorio on SYTYCD and Broadway Dance Center's THE PULSE. Some of her other credits include: Top 16 girls of season 5 SYTYCD, soloist dancer in Sonya Tayeh's "THE ENDURANCE TO MOVE", Los Angeles "JEFF BUCKLEY Tribute Show", Capezio and NappyTabs Fashion SHOWS, and Korean ARTST AVA "Crazy" Music Video. Danielle has appeared in magazines such as "DANCE SPIRIT," where she was was chosen as one of three up and coming commercial dancers in their COMMERCIAL KINGS and QUEENS article.vand "DISCOUNT DANCE SUPPLY" where she appeared as a cover model. Today, Danielle is continuing to pursue her career as a dancer and choreographer across the nation. Danielle just finished choreographing a documentary called "Don't Change the Subject" which is due to premiere in October, 2012. Her work will also appear at the Day of the Living Arts Festival in Los Angeles, a new sister company to the producers of the Fringe Festival in Europe. She hopes her work will reach to the farthest ends of the earth and that she will continue to grow as an independent artist.