Stephanie Turek, an Ohio-trained dancer of Mary Jo Rimke, attended Point Park University as a jazz major. She traveled the world for several years as a lead dancer for Holland America Cruise Line and was later promoted to show director with the company. Stephanie helped found the leading immersive theatre company known as Just Fix It Productions in Los Angeles, California. Stephanie is currently producing, choreographing, and performing in Night Fever, an original JFI production. Stephanie choreographed Bombshells Live, an all female singer/dancer tour in the U.K. and she most recently completed a project creating, choreographing, and performing in a new show at the Magic Castle in Walt Disney World.
Stephanie started dancing at a very young age and never stopped! As a young girl, Stephanie began recreational training in tap, jazz, and ballet at Keithe Williams Performing Arts Academy. It was there she found a true love for the art. Stephanie eventually moved into the competitive dance world adding lyrical, modern, and hip hop to her class list. After high school, she went on to dance professionally for the NBA for four seasons. When Stephanie left the NBA, she found her favorite outlet of dance, teaching young girls and boys the art/passion of dance. Stephanie loves to share the dance floor with young, aspiring, dancers.
Kayleigh began her dance training at the age of four and competed for many years in the styles of jazz, tap, hip-hop, contemporary, and ballet. Kayleigh was a member of the Ohio State Dance Team where she performed at numerous sporting events and attended the Collegiate UDA National Dance Team Championship in 2015. Kayleigh also performed in showcases and dance concerts for Dance Connection, a student organization, and for the OSU Department of Dance. After graduation, Kayleigh danced professionally for Columbus-based dance company, New Vision Dance Company (NVDC). During this time, she taught weekly classes and choreographed numerous solo and group competition pieces for company dancers at Cutting Edge Dance Center. Kayleigh continues pursuing her passion for dance by teaching weekly classes at The Dance Centre by Heidi Glynias, choreographing competition pieces for their company dancers, and teaching master classes and workshops in Cleveland, Columbus and Chicago!
After growing up as a competition dancer, Lauren graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Dance Theatre and Politics & Government in 2015. Lauren can be found presenting her choreography around the Cleveland and Columbus communities with Expedition Dance, her project-based contemporary modern dance company. Lauren’s credits also include choreographing for the Cleveland Dance Project, dancing with the Movement Project as a trainee in Cleveland, dancing as a company member with Columbus Contemporary Dance Company, and interning for Battery Dance Company in New York City. She is also a proud American Dance Festival alumna, where she trained extensively in modern dance technique.