Susan Hartley's dancers have been invited to perform at Universal Studios, FL for 4 years, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York , the Orange Bowl Half-Time Show in Miami, NBC_TV's Today Show and locally the Florida State Fair and many charitable events. Susan Hartley's dancers have performed in an MTV video, and often appear on Live from the Royalty a local television show. One of Susan's dancers, Sarah Racey was chosen Princess of the Royalty Theater. Several years ago Shane Hartley won the dance contest on the Broadway stage during the performance of Grease and was awarded a prize from Jeff Conaway, the star of the production.
There have been many Competition Awards on the regional and National levels from DanceMakers.
Elizabeth Hartley performs regularly as a member of Opera Tampa at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. Elizabeth recently performed to a packed crowd at the Stardust Diner on Broadway in New York City.
Many of the dancers have performed with the Miami City Ballet's Nutcracker and Ballet Theatre International's Nutcracker.
The DANCEMOVES dancers are offered the opportunity to take classes and intensives at Frank Hatchett's Broadway Dance Center in New York, yearly.
Choreographer, actor, dancer Lane Napper is a non-resident
member of DANCEMOVES and offers master classes in
jazz, tap and acting , three times yearly. Mr. Napper is the children's
casting director for Disney's Lion King, choreographer for Warner Brothers
Network on shows such as Nikki, and for NBC-TV's Suddenly Susan, where
Lane was a regular cast member. Lane Napper has appeared on All My Children
in a recurring role. Mr. Napper has appeared in numerous shows at the Kennedy
Center for Performing Arts in Washington, DC.
Susan Hartley's DANCEMOVES Studio is proud of its association with Mr. Napper.
Michael Boyce, lead tenor with
the New York City Opera offers vocal seminars at least twice during the
year. Mr. Boyce has vast Broadway and off-Broadway experience including
Tony in West Side Story, Seymour in Little House of Horrors,
and the Boy in
The Fantastics as well as several concert and oratorio appearances in New York City and throughout the East Coast.. His vocal seminars have been a valuable tool for the dancers who have hopes of performing on Broadway.
Our 14th Annual
Talent Showcase was directed by William Bardelli. Mr. Bardelli is a director
for Warner Brothers in Los Angeles. His credits include Nikki, Murder She
Wrote, Coach, & Fail Safe to name a few. Live productions include the
NBA Finals, and the Super Bowl.