Bio: Savannah Hooks has been dancing since the age of 3 and is classically trained in the Cecchetti Ballet System. She loves all styles of dance and continues to train in many such as lyrical, contemporary, jazz, ballet, modern, hip-hop, and more. Savannah has danced for a number of dance companies and crews including Unity Dance Ensemble, founded by Tessandra Chavez; High Profile Dance Crew, which resides in Las Vegas; and Establish Your Empire, founded by Gigi Torres. She graduated from CSUN magna Cum Laude obtaining a Mathematics degree with a Secondary Teaching option. Savannah values the importance of forever being a student, and invests into furthering her education at all times. She has assisted and/or trained under many great dance artists such as Tessandra Chavez, Liz Imperio, KJ Gonzales, Kayla Kalbfleisch, Khasan Brailsford, Dee Caspary, Keone Madrid, Gigi Torres, and many more. Savannah loves to create and has choreographed a number of award winning, and national title winning routines throughout the high school and studio realms. She has also worked as choreographer’s assistant on “Abbey Lee’s Ultimate Dance Competition”. As a staff member with the United Spirit Association she was awarded M.V.P. for 2015. Taking it back to high school, Savannah was captain of her dance team for 2 years and took 2nd place at the U.S.A. solos champion Finals in 2010. She loves teaching and inspiring others through dance and plans on doing just that for the rest of her life.
Bio: Autumn started dancing at the age of 3 at a Southern California Ballet Academy, where she trained in multiple levels of the Checchetti Ballet System. For 10 years ballet was her 1st love and at the age of 13 she began to train in other styles of dance such as Hip Hop, Lyrical, Jazz, Modern and Contemporary. Autumn is currently on staff with the United Spirit Association where she teaches and choreographs for hundreds of Jr. High and High School dancers at Universities across the country. Autumn has trained under some of the best including Liz Imperio, Dee Caspary, Ricky Marcelino, Nicole Hogg, KJ Gonzales, Khasan Brilsfor and Braham Logan Crane. Currently she is a member of the dance company Unity Dance Ensemble, performing throughout Southern California. Autumn has been named one of Kids Artistic Revues Dance Stars of Tomorrow and and was named by Joe Loera and KAR TV as one of the US’s up and coming dancers. Autumn is currently studying at Cal State Northridge as an Apparel Design and Production major, where she combines her passions of design and dance.
2017-2018 Executive Board
President – Yvonne Saputo Allen
Vice President of Fundraising & Events – Diane Finegold & Tiffany Higham
Treasurer – Karen Magon
Vice President of Organization & Finances – Dee Nitzsche