Join us for Master Classes at the Westside Dance Summit!
Alan Salazar - Hip Hop | August 1st, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Jacki Ford - Contemporary Jazz | August 2nd, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Audrey Parker - Contemporary | August 3rd, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Alexia Meyer - Jazz | August 4th, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
$125 for the week or $35 per class (ages 12 and up)
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Alan Salazar | August 1st - Hip Hop
Alan Salazar originally from Mexico City grew up in Orem, UT. Alan started dancing at the age of 14 at Center Stage Performing Arts Studio. There he trained extensively in the disciplines of Ballroom, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Ballet, Partnering and Hip-Hop and was part of national and international award winning competitive dance teams which he eventually coached and directed as well. Alan has been teaching for 20 years. You can see his choreography on numerous TV shows including Jimmy Kimmel Live (Ava Max), World of Dance, Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, The Bachelor and was assistant choreographer on Disney’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series seasons 1 and 2. He has also contributed to nationwide tours for Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy, Dancing With the Stars and Andrea Bocelli. In 2016 and 2019 he was a finalist for the Capezio Choreography A.C.E. Awards. He also worked closely with Erica Sobol's The Gypsy Project and Justin Giles’ SoulEscape dance companies and intensives and is currently touring with Transcend Tour dance convention. Alan's great attention to detail, gives his students more to think about than just steps. His creative processes and improvisation exercises inspire dancers to push outside their limits and encourage them to develop their own voice. His multi-disciplined background has allows him to fuse elements of many styles together to create dynamic and innovative choreography. His most current projects have been dancing in The Prom on Netflix alongside of Meryl Streep and James Corden and choreographing video screen content for Billie Eilish’s Happier Than Ever World Tour and Coachella. Alan currently resides in Los Angeles where he continues to train and teaches at Edge Performing Arts Center.
Jacki Ford | August 2nd - Contemporary Jazz
Jacki attended the University of Utah on the Willam F. Christensen scholarship and graduated with a performance/teaching emphasis. She has worked with such companies as Ballet West, Utah Ballet, and as a principal dancer with Rocky Mountain Ballet. Jacki has appeared on stage in “Funny Girl”, “The Radio City Christmas Spectacular”, as a Rockette, “Mack And Mabel” with Jerry Herman, and “Sinatra, His Voice, His World, His Way” with John Pizzarelli. Industrial/Television work includes: IBM, Q-Lube, Polaris, Intel, Tupperware, Wal-Mart, “As The World Turns,” Telemucno Upfront”, the 2004 Tony Awards, “One Night Only” with Hugh Jackman, The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Today Show, and Good Morning America. Jacki has taught as a guest teacher in Tokyo at the Broadway Dance Center, Steps in New York City, and is currently on faculty at Pace University in the commercial dance program. Her versatility as a teacher and Choreographer keeps her in high demand around the country.
Audrey Parker | August 3rd - Contemporary
Audrey Parker is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada. Audrey began dancing at Bunker Dance Center and continued dancing there until she graduated high school from the Las Vegas Academy for Performing Arts in 2007, where she majored in dance. Audrey then moved to Utah where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts, with an emphasis in modern dance, at Utah Valley University. While there, she was a member of the contemporary company, Contemporary Dance Ensemble. Audrey has worked with choreographers such as Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, and as an assistant to Stacey Tookey from “So You Think You Can Dance” for five years. She was a member of Odyssey Dance Theatre from 2010-2014. During that time she performed around the country, as well as Germany multiple times, and Istanbul, Turkey.
Alexia Meyer | August 4th - Jazz
Alexia Meyer grew up in Utah where she trained in many different styles of dance. Starting at a young age, Alexia performed in the 2002 Olympics, was Clara in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and won the National Sr. title for NYCDA. After attending Pace University as a Commercial Dance Major in NYC, Alexia was a contestant on Season 12 of So You Think You Can Dance and performed in the national top 10 tour. Since then, she has been featured in commercials for Samsung, Uno, SoFi and Vlado Footwear. She’s also performed for companies such as Nissan, DoTERRA, Nu Skin, Qualtrics, Isagenix and Kyani. You can also catch Alexia in the Lifetime movie, The Pom Pom Murders. Most recently, Alexia toured with Simone Biles and other Olympic gymnasts as a dancer in the Gold Over America Tour. Happily living out of LA, Alexia is a company member of Jaci Royal’s, Royal Flux, seen on World of Dance.