Beginner/Intermediate Summer Intensive schedule
Week 1: July 29- August 2
9:30-10:00: Drop Off
10:00-11:30: Ballet with Fallon
11:45-1:00: Modern with Cheryl
1:00-1:30: Lunch Break
1:30-2:30: Jazz with Kevan
2:45-4:00: Hip Hop with Gary
Cheryl FrancavigliaCheryl Francaviglia began training at Standing Ovation School of Dance where she attended national dance conventions and competitions studying under choreographers such as Joe Tremaine, Sheila Barker, Joe Lanteri, Wade Robson, and Tyce Diorio. She graduated from Rowan University with a BFA in Education and Child Drama, along with a Dance Concentration. During her time at Rowan, she was Captain of the RU Dance Team, performer for Rowan’s Dance Company, and in 2009 Cheryl was awarded the Dr. Joseph Robinette Theatre and Dance Medallion. She continued her dance training performing with Reading Phillies Dance Team and studying at the Koresh School of Dance. She has taught and choreographed for various studios, where she is continually recognized and awarded for her entertaining choreography. Cheryl is currently a first grade school teacher and participates in dance projects throughout the area such as Fringe Arts and Koresh Artist Showcase Series. .
Kevan grew up in Millford, CT and started his dance training at the age of two. He studied at the Lee Lund Studio of Dance while also traveling to NYC to train. In 2009, Kevan received the Director’s Talent Scholarship awarding him a full tuition scholarship to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He was also selected to study at the School of Jacob’s Pillow Contemporary Traditions Program in the summer of 2010. Kevan has performed with Alchemy Dance Company as well as Tommie Waheed Evan’s “Waheed Works”. Kevan joined Koresh Dance Company in 2013 and is excited to be part of our teaching staff.
Teaching Hip Hop…
Gary W. Jeter II
Gary W. Jeter II began dancing in 1997 at Pebble Brook High School for the Performing Arts in Atlanta, Georgia, where he graduated in 1999. Gary attended the Alvin Ailey fellowship summer program and received a full director’s scholarship to The University of the Arts, where he graduated in 2003 with a BFA in Dance. After graduation, he was asked to join PHILADANCO!, where he was a principal dancer from 2003 to 2007. Gary has also worked with Fernando Bujones and Eddie Shellman, in addition to dancing with Eleone Dance Theatre. Gary danced with Complexions Contemporary Ballet from 2007 to 2014, and is now an Artist-in-Residence for the company. He has set works for The University of the Arts, Eleone Dance Theatre, Philadelphia Dance Theatre, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Gary has been performing with BalletX since 2014.
Fallon Gannon, originally from Rome, NY began her training with Stephen and Canan Jackson and Delia Foley, A.R.A.D. Under the direction of Ms. Foley, Fallon studied the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus and completed exams through Advanced I. While studying with Ms. Foley, she also had the opportunity to dance with the Mohawk Valley Ballet, performing many full-length ballets. She furthered her training at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Pre-Professional Program directed by Marjorie Grundvig and Denis Marshall.
Upon completing this program, Fallon was awarded a Presidential Scholarship to attend the University of the Arts, where she graduated with a BFA in Ballet Performance. During her time at UArts, she had the opportunity to perform works by: Douglas Becker, studying the Forsythe technique; Scott Jovovich; Iquail Shaheed; Sara Procopio; and classical ballets restaged by Anastasia Babayeva. She also received a scholarship to study GYROKINESIS® and received her teaching certification under Miriam Barbosa with the assistance of Jennifer Binbord Johnson.
Upon graduating, Fallon has had the opportunity to perform with BalletFleming, Dance Del Bello, Arch Contemporary Ballet, and Albany Berkshire Ballet. Alongside performing, Fallon loves teaching and has been a teaching artist in Philadelphia for the past eight years. Additional teaching credits include: Philadelphia Dance Academy, The Rock School for Dance Education's Rock Reach program, The Philadelphia School, Germantown Friends School, and University of Pennsylvania's Penn Ballet and Arts House Dance Company.