Jeze Zankich is a relentlessly passionate dancer, choreographer, and teacher currently based in Los Angeles. Though her dance training began at age five in Carlsbad, California, it was after moving to Tucson, Arizona at age nine that Jeze’s knack for tap dance was noticed by Michael Allen, protégé to the founder of the Four Step Brothers, Maceo Anderson. She trained fervently with Allen for many years, and even recorded a set of instructional videos with some of Anderson’s repertoire. Jeze went on to compete regionally and nationally in an array of dance techniques as a member of the BreakOut Studios Youth Company, and fed her love for choreography, instruction, and creative direction along the way. After high school, if she wasn’t teaching at her home studio or world renowned health resort Canyon Ranch, Jeze was writing, choreographing, and producing works for video and stage. Since relocating to Los Angeles, Jeze continues to teach students of all ages while pursuing her dreams in the dance and film industries. She can be found regularly performing with Tap That and as a member of the dance ensemble at Artists Creating Entertainment.
Sydney Campbell grew up in Moorpark, California where she started her dance training in Tap, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Contemporary at the age of three. Dancing competitively for many years, she earned multiple titles and scholarships. Along with becoming Miss Moorpark in 2012, Sydney also was awarded “top talent” with her tap dance “Toxic”. Sydney is currently working to obtain a degree in dance at Moorpark College. She has choreographed for some of their shows such as Motion Flux, Speaking Movement and Evening of Dance and was in their touring ensemble. Sydney has been apart of companies; Relentless Dance Theater, and Megill and Co. She has been a principle dancer in JMSM’s music video “Love and Pain” and Shelly Garrett’s live 25th Anniversary of Beauty Shop The Play. Sydney now focuses her time teaching dance classes at Inspire Dance Studio and will continue dancing in Los Angeles.
Katelyn Newham was born and raised on the Gold Coast, Australia, where she trained in every style of dance as well as Music, Drama and of course Tap! After completing both a Diploma in Musical Theatre and Commercial Dance at the young at of 17, Katelyn was then offered a Lead Dancer role for an Entertainment company based in Mumbai, India where she performed alongside world renowned Bollywood Stars and was featured in over
100 Bollywood Movies, Commercials and TV appearances. She was then offered a Choreography/ Lead Dancer position for an Entertainment Company based in Xiamen, China where she performed and choreographed huge production shows for over 9 months. Katelyn has also worked for companies such as ‘Norwegian Cruise Line’, ‘Warner Brother’s Movie World’ and has danced on hit TV shows, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ and ‘Australia’s Got Talent’. With years of professional dance experience behind her, Katelyn has recently obtained her O-1 Artist Visa to live and perform in the United States and is based in Los Angeles. In between performing and travelling the world Katelyn has found a passion for Dance Teaching and has taught all over Australia winning numerous choreography awards over the past 8 years.
Emma Grosjean is a bicoastal performer and creative based in Los Angeles with her roots planted on the east coast. Her versatile training began at Ovations Performing Arts Academy in New Jersey and continues at Studio School Los Angeles where she is a part of the inaugural BFA Commercial Dance program. Her current company engagements include Tap That Productions, an all female tap group, and CATASTROPHE! contemporary dance company. Her credits have ranged from musical theatre ensemble in Freedom Riders the Musical to principal hip hop dancer in boy band Pretty Much’s “Would You Mind” music video. Emma is a chameleon in an ever-changing industry, focusing on versatility and developing skills behind the camera as well. The urge to travel guides her through life, expecting years of dancing across the globe following her graduation in May 2018.
Annamarie "Annie" Klucevsek grew up dancing at her small hometown Dance Studio in Buzzards Bay, Massachessetts. She quickly discovered a niche for tap dancing at the age of 7 when she was awarded a full scholarship to compete nationally in Las Vegas. After graduating from Plymouth State University with her bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (a focus on dance performance and physical education), Annie went on to train afro-jazz contemporary company "JazzArt Dance Theatre in Cape Town, South Affrica. Upon her arrival back in the states, she relocated to Los Angeles to further continue her dance training and pursue a career. She has choreographed for and performed with dance companies such as Collabor8 Dance Co. and the FYV Group at many venues including Club Jete, Carnival: Choreographers Ball, World of Dance, Mxt Out, Set it off 9, and Urban Street Jam. When she is not dancing, Annie can be found teaching Pilates and Dance amplified workout at Xtend Barre.
Tellina Lee was born and raised in Newcastle, Australia, Born with Dance and music in her blood, she started tap dancing at 2, followed by every other style soon there after. As well as dance, Tellina is an accomplished Actress, Singer, Model, Host, V/O Artist, Choreographer and Teacher.Tellina has won many scholarships and championships, as well as receiving awards for the top 5% in Australia for Performing Arts.
She has performed in an abundance of professional Musicals, in both USA and Australia, with some of her many highlights including, Opening with her girl group for Busta Rhymes in Vegas, Performing at the Superbowl, Sydney 2000 Olympics Opening Ceremony -Lead Tapper, writing top 5 song for Bejing Olympics and choreographing Dance groups for International fashion shows and studios.
Tellina is the Creator and Choreographer of "Tap That" and is excited to use her passions and visions to bring Tap to another medium with this spunky group of tappers.
Alyson Van is a southern California native with an extensive history in both the commercial industry and concert dance scene, booking numerous national commercials and music videos alike by the age of 16 while attending the Orange County School of the Arts and later the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She has worked with New York based contemporary dance companies LeeSaar the Company, Danielle Russo Performance Project, and Naganuma Dance and can be seen in television spots and music videos for the likes of Natasha Bedingfield, Tarzan 2, Warner Brothers, Bratz Princesses, Walmart, K-Mart, Best Buy, Exxon Mobil, and Reese's Puffs Cereal. Her choreographic work, Much Love, AFIA, was the recipient of the 2013 Stewart Prize in Choreography from the University of California, San Diego and she was the rehearsal director for the 2013 and 2014 seasons of New York based second company, Naganuma 2. Alyson is trained in ballet, contemporary, hip hop, tap, modern, jazz, locking, house, contact improvisation, somatic techniques, and dance theater methodologies. She is a summa cum laude graduate of UC San Diego with a bachelor's in Dance and minor in Psychology.