Beginning 9/13 TOHS will host a Special Guest Artist. Class time will be 7:30-8:45, open to ALL. Classes are just $5 and styles will vary week to week. To see the next guest artist check out this page frequently as artist information will be posted weekly.
Melissa Miles was born and raised in East Lansing, MI. She began training in gymnastics and dance at a very young age. After high school she attended the Jammnation dance convention and was awarded a scholarship to Broadway Dance Center in NYC. She studied in New York for a year before making the move to L.A. Since her move to L.A., she has established herself as being one of the most sought after dancers and up and coming choreographers in the Industry. She has performed with many artists including TATU, Lil’ Bubba, Ricky G., Jesse Morales, Kara, Sean VanDerWilt, and Gloria Gaynor. Other credits include Adidas, Pin Up Girls USA, 30 Seconds to Fame, Miss USA Pageant, USO European Tour, Gypsy Awards honoring Chita Rivera and Rob Marshal, iPop, and the Mtv Movie Awards. She choreographed the play, “Seven Redneck Cheerleaders,“ and most also worked on the Latin Grammy Awards. Melissa just got done shooting a music video for Little Boots, and will now be performing in the high energy show "All Wheel's Extreme" all summer which she also co choreographed. Melissa has had the chance to travel internationally dancing, teaching, and choreographing throughout France, Spain, Japan, Korea, and Canada. She also travels throughout the United States teaching master classes and workshops. Melissa is currently teaching an advanced jazz class at the EDGE Debbie Reynolds Dance Academy in Los Angeles. Her class consists of a variety of styles including jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and funk. Melissa Miles-JAZZographed. Melissa has had the chance to travel internationally dancing, teaching, and choreographing throughout France, Spain, Japan, Korea, and Canada. She also travels throughout the United States teaching master classes and workshops. Melissa is currently teaching an advanced jazz class at the EDGE Debbie Reynolds Dance Academy in Los Angeles. Her class consists of a variety of styles including jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and funk.
Nicole has trained in all styles of dance since she was three years old. Growing up in the bay area, she attended Dance Academy USA and later The Dance Company of San Francisco. This company thrived under the direction of Chris Jacobsen and Sonya Tayeh. With this company, she worked with instructors such as Joey Tarwater and Brooke Pierotti. Recently she has performed for Matthew Tseng in the Debbie Reynolds showcase and Sonya Tayeh in the Monsters of Hip Hop showcase. Nicole recently graduated from CSU Long Beach with a BA in Dance. She teaches at Elevation studios, Orange County High School of the Performing Arts, Dance Dynamics and Danceology. Nicole has also just completed her second summer with the United Spirit Association and was named Rookie of the Year for her first year!
Aubree Storm-HIP HOP
Aubree Storm is an energetic and bubbly redhead from Chicago who admits that she has a hard time staying still. Aubree, or Aubs to friends, loves to play video games, dabble in arts and crafts, and shop for anything vintage. Her hyperactive personality is probably what caused her to be so into dancing, which she began to do at age 2. She had training in ballet, jazz, tap, and modern at St. Charles School of Dance and Lou Conte Dance Studio also in Chicago. At 16, she has also dipped her hand at hip-hop, after finishing from St. Charles North High School, after which she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream, out of her choreographers’ advice.
Aubree was part of a group called the Nick 6, featured in the Nickelodeon dance show Dance on Sunset . Aubree’s other dance credits include ’s hit series High School Musical Concert Tour, an ESPN Little League World Series promo, a Will Ferrel picture Step Brothers, GLEE, and much more!