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Raven Wilson

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Raven is the artistic director of Colors in motion dance academy and has been a professional performer for over 15 years. She has worked with many being names in the entertainment industry such as Prince and Debbie Allen. She has also had the privilege to work as an elite Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader and can be seen in the Legendary Michael Jackson music video Thriller as a principle Dancer. She has worked with and still works with MTV and BET and continues to spread her knowledge of the dance industry with all the students and instructors at Colors in Motion Dance Academy. She is a currently a Hiphop Dancercise (dance aerobics) and jazz instructor. Her extensive knowledge of the dance industry allows her to assist in all aspects of dance.  She's also works as a Model Recruiter and Trainer for a Top Fashion Agency. Besides being indepently contract with top music & entertainment organizations, she run a state contracted transportation company.


 ANGEL LOPEZ

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 Angel has been choreographing and teaching dance for the last 4 years.  He began his dance training 11 years ago. He has been trained in contemporary at boogiezone, hip-hop at the International Dance Academy in Hollywood, and Latin and Traditional Ballroom training from By Your Side Dance Production and Dancing with the Stars Studio) and Riverside Community College.  He has performed with artist such as "Layla Lane", choreographed shows for the Hilton Hotels and has also done several Benefit Shows for "Feed the Children" Network.  Angel specializes in contemporary, jazz and contact improvisation. Angel also is a vocalist teacher, who has performed (sang) on many Broadway and Theatrical Shows. He has recently performed as a dance soloist with Stars from nickelodeon at the McCurdicon with Icarly star Jennette McCurdy. He's currently working on an Mtv project with several other Rising Star Instructors.


 


 

RINA CHAE

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Rina a talented beautiful Korean was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. Rina is one of the most sought after dancers in the industry today. By the age of 21 she had her bachelor's degree in dance managed a dance studio and was a choreographer for the New Zealand Breaker Girls. In her first week of moving to the United States she booked a job with Rich and Tone two of the most legendary choreographers in the industry. From that moment on, her career has skyrocketed. She has worked with artists such as Beyonce (American Music Awards), Justin Bieber (Billboard Music Awards), Chris Brown, Lloyd, and 50 cent. She has also danced in many commercials such as the Michael Jackson Video Game, Just Dance for Wii, and has been featured in many music videos with artists such as Eric Benett (DWTS choreographer Karina Smirnoff), Baby Bash, and many others including live stage performances.


 

 

GEORGE JONES JR. 

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 George Jones Jr. is a professional free-lance dancer and choreographer. George Jones has performed with the top recording artists and has been featured in films. He has worked on stage and in music videos with such artists as Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez, Usher and Britney Spears. He was a featured dancer in the Jennifer Lopez Dance Again Tour and a featured dancer in the Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Tour. He has done promotion work with Estelle and Nina Sky and was a featured dancer in the UK Michael Jackson Tribute. He has been in such feature films as Footloose and Jack and Jill (Adam Sandler). He has been on tv shows such as the Ellen Show, Jay Leno, Americas Got Talent, American Music Awards, and the Latin Grammys.

 

 

 

 

 ZAKK MANZELLA

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NIARA HARDISTER 

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 Niara is one of the youngest academically intelligent and most talented upcoming dancer and choreographer for COS Colors In Motion Performing Arts Dance Company. She has performed as a featured soloist and group performer at Disneyland, The Riverside Festival of Lights. She is currently working on an MTV televised show and performing in May 2013 at Universal Studios.  Her extensive training in ballet, contemporary, jazz and hip-hop have made her a most valuable and dynamic performing artist.



 


 


 


 

Johnny Dunn

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Johnny is a very talented kdancer. He is currently an instructor and choreographer for COS Colors in Motion Performing Arts Dance Company he specializes in Break Dancing, Hip-Hop and Acrobatics.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

Alex Hall

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Alex is an amazing dance professional with more than a decade of dance experience. She is former royal carribean ship performer and has won various national dance awards for performance in hiphop lyrical and contemporary categories. She is extremely diverse and has amazing technical abilities. She is a current CIM Dance instructor and choreographer. She instructs hiphop, lyrical hiphop, and contemporary.


 


 


 


 


 

Ray Taylor


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Ray Taylor is an amazing up and coming professional dancer. He has amazing skills and a very commercial dance style. She is very well versed in Hiphop, Krumping and is also currently a fitness dance instructor. He is one CIM dance academies hiphop instructors.


 


 

Meagan Manriquez

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Meagan is a rising star in the dance community and is a technically trained jazz and ballet dancer. She has received both studio training and has received extensive dance training in college. She is a current CIM Dance Instructor and Choreographer


 


 


 


 


 


 


Sora Serrano

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Sora is an amazing hiphop dancer and choreographer. She has received both studio training and has received extensive dance training in School for performing arts. She is a current CIM Dance Instructor and Choreographer!!!


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ALEXIS STROUD

CIM Competition Jr. Diva Instructor, choreographer and Coac. CIM DANCE CREW CHOREOGRAPHER & Performer, Incredible and phenomenal all dance styles performer. Whether
 it's lyrical comtemporary, jazz, ballet, stepping , hip hop or Praise dancing. She is going to be Fierce and very part of your body you will see and Feel the Spiritual connection.  She won 3 to 4 years consecutively, All the Top Competitions, as a sololist or with your dance team., such as

Star Systems Senior Miss Superstar Title (2017), Star Systems sololst (2017) and more. She loves the Lord! Amen!

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ULANI PENA

Ulani is an incredible Jazz, hip hop dancer, and african.  She loves dancing, performing and has a wonderful and cheerful personality. She is a new instructor and is also part of the CIM Dance Crew. She also is an instructor or the Jr. Divas!  Welcome Ulani!

                                                                               

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  MARIAH HOLLIS   CIM'S STEP INSTRUCTOR OR ON DANCE CREW                                                                               Youngest team member. Excellent personality and                                                                            incredible performer. She too is a new member to CIM                                                                    Dance Crew. She was a former performer at her High School                    ,                                      Step Captain and Hip Hop Team.     Congrats Mariah.

                                                                 




 

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