koresh Youth Ensemble Summer Intensive schedule (AGes 14-18)

**Students can enroll in 1 or 2 week sessions*

Week 2: July 15-19, 2019

8:30-9am: Drop Off

9:00-10:30: Ballet with Jessica Daley

10:30-11:30: Yoga/Conditioning with Teagan Schweitzer

11:30-12:00: Lunch Break

12:00-1:30: Contemporary with Kevan Sullivan

1:30-2:45: Improv & Composition with Kevan Sullivan

3:00-4:30: Hip Hop

Week 1: July 8-12, 2019

8:30-9am: Drop Off

9:00-10:30: Ballet with Fallon Gannon

10:30-11:30: Yoga/Conditioning with Teagan Schweitzer

11:30-12:00: Lunch Break

12:00-1:30: Modern Jazz with Kevan Sullivan

1:30-2:45: Koresh Repertoire with Kevan Sullivan

3:00-4:30: Hip Hop


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Teacher Bios


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Teaching Modern Jazz, Contemporary, Koresh Repertoire, and Improv/Composition

KEVAN SULLIVAN

Kevan Sullivan

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.


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Teaching Yoga/Conditioning

TEAGAN SCHWEITZER

 
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Teaching Ballet

FALLON GANNON

 
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Teaching Ballet

Jess Daley

Teagan Schweitzer

Teagan Schweitzer is a woman with many passions and a tenacious personality. Her passion for yoga is infectious, and she inspires others around her to reach for greatness.

Teagan has been dedicated to teaching yoga in Philadelphia for over 10 years and has taken teacher trainings in a variety of styles including Yogahour, Anusara Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, and Power Yoga. She is a registered E-RYT 500 yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance. She combines her knowledge from these studies to offer unique, challenging, expertly taught, well-aligned yoga classes, workshops, and teacher trainings.

Aside from pursuing yoga studies, she has a Ph.D. in Anthropology and researches food in Philadelphia in the 19th century. She graduated top her class in culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. Her passion for movement and form traces back through a long history in dance, both amateur and professional, and extends to all modalities of fitness and physical practice.

 

Fallon Gannon

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.

 

Jess Daley

Philadelphia native Jessica Daley began her training at Jason Douglas Dance, continued at The Rock School, and later Alvin Ailey School training under Troy Powell. While earning her BFA at UARTS, Jess received the Promising Artist Award, the Pulawski Award, and the award for Excellence in Modern Performance. In 2001, she joined the 76ers Dance Team and in 2002, she performed with Eleone Dance Theater. Jessica joined Koresh Dance Company in 2004 and danced as a principle member under the direction of Roni Koresh. Currently, Jess performs, choreographs, and guest teaches throughout the Philadelphia and New York area.

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